"Great street for seeing the residential night life."
Eighth ST SE is a great place to grab a cup of coffee,have brunch, or have a few drinks with friends. There are some pros and cons to the area. Some of the Pros are; there are plenty of great restaurants and pubs in this area. The cons are; There is limited parking are enforcement is strong. If one was to take the subway to this area this would eliminate this problem. Eastern market is the stop you would get off at and the flee market is right across the street. Eastern market is a great place to pick up food organic food and handmade artifacts.