The pros and cons of living on Barracks Row.
Pro: Easy access to 24-hour 7/11 for eggs, milk, taquitos, jumbo spicy bites.
Con: Front lawn becomes receptacle for 7/11 customers.
Pro: 7/11 panhandlers will take any Bermuda quarters or Canadian nickels you need to get rid of.
Con: They are more interested in acquiring your American currency.
Pro: Tyrone the guitar-playing man and Street Sense vendors make 8th Street SE a vibrant, safe place.
Con: North Carolina Republican Senator Richard Burr will illegally park near your house.
Pro: Jumbo slice available from Pizza Boli’s until 3 a.m.
Con: Jumbo slice available from Pizza Boli’s until 3 a.m.
Pro: Lots of restaurants within walking distance.
Con: Banana Cafe serves pan-fried garbage.
Pro: Great Metro access at Eastern Market Station.
Con: Out-of-state diners are not familiar with “rapid transit” and will complain to you about parking/hit your car and leave without saying anything.
Pro: Neighbors that say hello and watch out for each other.
Con: Pizza Boli’s drivers will play cricket in the street until the wee hours. Oh, and they won’t watch out for you.
Pro: Beautiful housing stock.
Con: Unpopularly priced rents.
Pro: You might run into me.
Con: I might run into you.