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A box of 12 Georgetown cupcakes costs more than the fine you will receive for getting caught with 1 ounce of pot. Georgetown Cupcakes are 3 each, 16.50 for a half dozen and 32 for a dozen. (Courtesy Georgetown Cupcake)
A box of 12 Georgetown cupcakes costs more than the fine you will receive for getting caught with 1 ounce of pot. Georgetown Cupcakes are $3 each, $16.50 for a half dozen and $32 for a dozen. (Courtesy Georgetown Cupcake)
Catching The Gaslight Anthem and Against Me at the 930 Club on Sept. 11 costs almost twice as much as a civil fine for pot possession. Expect to shell out 40 each -- before service charges. (Photo by Robb D. CohenInvisionAP)
Catching The Gaslight Anthem and Against Me! at the 9:30 Club on Sept. 11 costs almost twice as much as a civil fine for pot possession. Expect to shell out $40 each -- before service charges. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP)
While the cost of a ticket varies and is dependent on the violation, getting a pink slip under the wipers on your windshield will most likely cost you more than 25. A WTOP employee recently received a 25 ticket for parking at an expired meter downtown and a 30 ticket for parking in a residential zone without a permit. (WTOPRachel Nania)
While the cost of a ticket varies and is dependent on the violation, getting a pink slip under the wipers on your windshield will most likely cost you more than $25. A WTOP employee recently received a $25 ticket for parking at an expired meter downtown and a $30 ticket for parking in a residential zone without a permit. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
One of the most popular dishes at one of D.C.s most popular restaurants costs 3 more than a fine for possession of 1 ounce of marijuana. (Courtesy Le Diplomate Facebook)
One of the most popular dishes at one of D.C.'s most popular restaurants costs $3 more than a fine for possession of 1 ounce of marijuana. (Courtesy Le Diplomate Facebook)
According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, the average price of gas is 3.88. For a 12-gallon tank, that will put you at about 46.68. (AP PhotoVictor R. Caivano)
According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, the average price of gas is $3.88. For a 12-gallon tank, that will put you at about $46.68. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Participating in D.C.s bikeshare program, Capital Bikeshare, costs 25 a month. (WTOP File Photo)
Participating in D.C.'s bikeshare program, Capital Bikeshare, costs $25 a month. (WTOP File Photo)
Care.com estimates a babysitter in the D.C. area costs, on average, 12 an hour for one child. If you can score a sitter for this rate, going out for a few hours will quickly add up. (Thinkstock)
Care.com estimates a babysitter in the D.C. area costs, on average, $12 an hour for one child. If you can score a sitter for this rate, going out for a few hours will quickly add up. (Thinkstock)
Three beers at a Nats game cost more than 25. (WTOPFile Photo)
Three beers at a Nats game cost more than $25. (WTOP/File Photo)
Its 30 to rent a kayak for two hours at the Key Bridge Boathouse. (AP PhotoHaraz N. Ghanbari)
It's $30 to rent a kayak for two hours at the Key Bridge Boathouse. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)
A pitcher of margaritas on the rocks at Lauriol Plaza will run you 34.95. (Courtesy Lauriol Plaza Facebook)
A pitcher of margaritas on the rocks at Lauriol Plaza will run you $34.95. (Courtesy Lauriol Plaza Facebook)
At the Supercuts on Wisconsin Avenue in Northwest, a shampoo, haircut and blow dry costs 35 and up, depending on length. (Thinkstock)
At the Supercuts on Wisconsin Avenue in Northwest, a shampoo, haircut and blow dry costs $35 and up, depending on length. (Thinkstock)
Movie tickets in D.C. cost about 11 each, according to Fandango 3-D tickets cost around 15. (Thinkstock)
Movie tickets in D.C. cost about $11 each, according to Fandango; 3-D tickets cost around $15. (Thinkstock)
It costs a pretty penny to pretend youre James Bond. Tickets to D.C.s Spy Museum are 21.95 each. Going with a friend will cost you more than a fine for a 1-ounce possession. (AP PhotoJacquelyn Martin)
It costs a pretty penny to pretend you're James Bond. Tickets to D.C.'s Spy Museum are $21.95 each. Going with a friend will cost you more than a fine for a 1-ounce possession. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
And were not even talking about the fancy stuff. A case of beer runs about 25 three six-packs of DC Brau will cost you 30. (WTOPRachel Nania)
And we're not even talking about the fancy stuff. A case of beer runs about $25; three six-packs of DC Brau will cost you $30. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
Want to get from the nations capital to the Big Apple this weekend A one-way trip on Bolt Bus is 30 for a Saturday morning trip. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
Want to get from the nation's capital to the Big Apple this weekend? A one-way trip on Bolt Bus is $30 for a Saturday morning trip. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Riding Metros new Silver Line from Greensboro to Wheaton costs 5.90 one-way during peak hours. If this is your work commute, youll shell out 29.50 for the week. (WTOPAmanda Iacone)
Riding Metro's new Silver Line from Greensboro to Wheaton costs $5.90 one-way during peak hours. If this is your work commute, you'll shell out $29.50 for the week. (WTOP/Amanda Iacone)
The crispy, chewy crust, the melted cheese and the mounds of meat on a large pie at Petes Pizza is more than getting caught with 1 ounce of marijuana. The pizza run between 25 and 32. (Courtesy Petes Pizza Facebook)
The crispy, chewy crust, the melted cheese and the mounds of meat on a large pie at Pete's Pizza is more than getting caught with 1 ounce of marijuana. The pizza run between $25 and $32. (Courtesy Pete's Pizza Facebook)
Hungry for a classic D.C. lunch It will cost you more than a civil fine for marijuana possession in D.C. Two chili half-smokes and two chili cheese fries and an order of coleslaw adds up to 26.30. (Courtesy Bens Chili Bowl Facebook)
Hungry for a classic D.C. lunch? It will cost you more than a civil fine for marijuana possession in D.C. Two chili half-smokes and two chili cheese fries and an order of coleslaw adds up to $26.30. (Courtesy Ben's Chili Bowl Facebook)
Whether you choose Uber or a cab, a ride to National Airport from Northwest D.C. will most likely be 25 or more. (AP PhotoJacquelyn Martin)
Whether you choose Uber or a cab, a ride to National Airport from Northwest D.C. will most likely be $25 or more. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
For the July 18 Nationals game against the Brewers, tickets for a seat in the infield gallery are 26 each. (WTOP File Photo)
For the July 18 Nationals game against the Brewers, tickets for a seat in the infield gallery are $26 each. (WTOP File Photo)
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