And Now, Anacostia visits the Nationals Park and likes the fact that baseball fans from far and wide will possibly have to glance across the river while waiting in line for Ben’s chili or trudging to their nosebleed seats. They write: “For a region that often forgets—or never knew to begin with—that D.C. has two rivers, this is quite the change.” Meanwhile, why.i.hate.dc joins City Desk in lambasting the media for continuing to report that the stadium costs $611 million. It costs more—here’s our rant.
A member of the Post‘s Grounds Crew already misses RFK Stadium. She writes: “Only a week into the 2008 season, I know what I miss about life at RFK. I miss the freedom with which I could change my season ticket game plan to accommodate a busy summer schedule.”
Petworth News previews tonights ANC 4C meeting. Among the items to be discussed: “Flea market proposal on lot next to Latney’s Funeral Home.” If you want to argue about this, the meeting is being held at the Patrol Services Bureau Community Room, 801 Shepherd Street NW.
The D.C. Sports Bog breaks the news that famed Skins reporter Bram Weinstein is moving to ESPN.
Your morning wake-up song: The Tonistics‘ “Holding On.” It’s part of this amazing Black Hebrew funk compilation soon out on the famed Numero. For more info, please visit the mighty Gorilla Vs. Bear. Thank you.