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Can you “come up with at least 2 fun activities, not including a museum, to do without spending more than $20?”


photo by CTB in DC

“Dear PoPville,

Everyone knows that DC can be a very expensive place to live, I myself am trying to cut back on spending too much and too frequently on fun things to do. I asked my friends if they could come up with at least 2 fun activities, not including a museum, to do without spending more than $20.

Most of them got stumped when I told them they couldn’t go to the Smithsonian which is obviously free; too easy lol. So I gave them this example of what I would do on a Friday night:

1. Go to Chicken + Whiskey on 14th St and get their 1/4 dark chicken platter and throw on a Churro donut for desert

2. Catch Capital Laughs’ Comedy show right down the street at Cafe St Ex (Which you only have to make a $1 donation for)

All under $20

I’m always open to new ways of saving even less money while still having a good time in DC!”

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