DC summers are generally pretty fantastic. The sun is shining, the bars are bustling, and there’s next to no chance of a half-inch of snow shutting down the government for days.
That said, there are still some potential pitfalls to be avoided. Here are 20 decisions you should never make during a DC summer.
1. Not capitalizing on rooftop season
With this many choices you’d almost have to go out of your way to avoid them, but still, why not save the darkened dives for when it’s raining in February and you’re just as depressed as the regulars?
2. Being that guy capitalizing on rooftop season in a buttoned-up suit
It’s great that you want people to know you’re important, but you’re also sardined into a rooftop bar on a late Thursday night surrounded by uniformed kickball team members drinking watered-down beers, and you look like, well, an asshole. At least take the coat off and loosen the tie?
3. Underestimating the heat and its evil sidekick, the humidity
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to reside inside a Crock-Pot? Congratulations, you’re about to find out! Did you know some DC pit stains in August can be seen from space?