Mayor Bowser Lifts Some COVID Restrictions

March 15, 2021

Alcohol can now be sold until midnight, but restaurants are required to close by midnight. Also, on March 22, indoor dining at restaurants can increase to 25-percent capacity.

MLB & WASHINGTON NATIONALS HOST “DRIVE-THRU” PLAY BALL EVENT AT MATTHEWS MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH

March 13, 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 […]

Downtowner DC: Fireworks, Lloyd Austin, Nats Apparel, HQ2

February 8, 2021

Here is a round up of the latest news items from around town, including the Council’s override of two mayoral vetoes and several non-COVID fatalities.

Downtowner DC February 12, 2020

February 12, 2020

NATS SPRING TRAINING STARTS UP Now that the Super Bowl winner has been decided, it’s time to think about the return of the 2019 World Series Champs. The Washington Nationals […]

DC Chamber Honors Baseball Visionaries

December 12, 2019

Former Mayor Anthony Williams and others discussed the economic resurgence of D.C. after years of bad publicity and investors “running away” from their sales pitches for the city.

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.

Our Nationals, Now and Forever

October 31, 2019

Here in Washington, Wednesday’s game, we’re pretty sure, enveloped and drowned out the outside world, healed wounds and clamped down on the reality of political distraction and angry voices.

The Nats’ First World Series Win: Cherish the Moment

October 23, 2019

We won! Last night was the moment, when the Washington Nationals learned for sure that they were a National League Champion worthy of the name — that they could indeed […]

The Salve of Baseball

October 10, 2019

For Washington baseball fans who treat the box score as a bible, who live in a city where political bloodletting is a condition not an event, we woke to baseball in a morning made joyful.

The Shoeless Joys of Opening Day

March 28, 2019

Sports, it always turns out, is the Band-Aid, the nurse, the cool glass of water at the end of a hot day, the reward for the unrewarding job, the passion injected into the lives that may not have enough.