I just couldn’t do it.

Despite their really amazing website and the promise of a State Fair/Carnival atmosphere, I just couldn’t justify to myself that $15 is what it would take to get inside the Atlas District’s newest bar/attraction, Palace of Wonders. I love Americana, and the sideshow carnival is absolutely a core and interesting part of that subcultural interest. Even though Trixie Little was there to stamp her approval on this pseudo-burlesque outfit, I just couldn’t do it.

I just can’t get excited enough to pay that much money to make it through the front door. Call me when the crowds subside, and I’ll make it my own.

Besides. I need more exercise before I can handle a corndog.

This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs

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