Code Purple: Haze Postpones Baseball, Ballet, Trash Pickup

June 8, 2023

The smoke drifting south from wildfires in Canada caused postponements or closures across Washington, D.C., and beyond today. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments issued a health advisory: “Current air […]

Volta Park Baseball Diamond Gets Official Reconstruction Overview

March 6, 2023

Volta Park neighbors, park users and youth baseball fans got an official nod on March 1 from D.C.’s Department of Parks and Recreation to their long-pursued dreams and initiatives to […]

Republicans Whip Democrats, in Baseball (photos)

August 1, 2022

The GOP took the Dems to the cleaners in the Congressional Baseball Game for charity at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on July 28, winning 10-0 behind the efforts of […]

Fun, Almost Back-to-Normal Summer Weekend in Georgetown

June 13, 2022

Pools open! Parades and parties! Picnics in the park. Pop-ups including a free champagne garden party. Plenty of shopping in Georgetown — with a chance to slip easily over to Virginia to […]

Washington Nationals Homestand Highlights vs. the NY Mets

September 1, 2021

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 ·       Ryan Zimmerman Bobblehead o   On Friday September 3, against the New York Mets, the first 15,000 fans will receive a Ryan Zimmerman Bobblehead presented by Pedigree. o   The bobblehead features Mr. […]

Downtowner News: Nats, Amtrak Back; Contact Tracing Ends; Full Fall for DCPS

June 21, 2021

Amtrak Restores Service on Long-Distance Routes   Amtrak has restored its long-distance routes after reducing service due to the global pandemic last year. As of last week, its trains resumed carrying passengers on routes like the Crescent, that serves […]


March 12, 2021

In an ongoing effort to further build tangible connections between baseball and the Black community, Major League Baseball is partnering with the Washington Nationals to host a special drive-thru PLAY […]

A Celebration in Red: Washington Salutes the Nats With Epic Parade (photos)

November 4, 2019

Young and old descended on the District on Saturday to pay homage to the newly crowned champions of Major League Baseball.

Democrats Dominate Again at Congressional Baseball Game (photos)

June 27, 2019

The game, with some interruption, dates back to 1909, when William Howard Taft was president. With the win, the Democrats evened the series at 42-42 with one tie.

Smithsonian Gets Baseball Treasures in Special Ceremony (photos)

August 17, 2017

National Museum of American History board member Thomas Tull donated 14 artifacts used by baseball legends who played for six different major-league teams.