New Nationals Park Dugout Club should be hot seats, in more ways than one

UPDATED: The Washington Nationals completed installation of an exclusive new section of seats at Nationals Park just in time to reveal them at Tuesday’s annual media day. With just eight seats, the new “Dugout Club” will be the smallest section of the park, available exclusively to members of the new MGM National Harbor casino’s MLife Rewards program. …

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Nationals Park introduces Pepe Food Truck by chef José Andrés

The Nationals’ debuted another new local food option for fans at Nationals Park with the introduction of Pepe Food Truck by celebrity Spanish chef José Andrés. The truck, named “favorite truck in all of Washington” by Washingtonian Magazine, made its debut inside the right field plaza outside the new team store on Friday night. Like … Continue reading Nationals Park introduces Pepe Food Truck by chef José Andrés

Details/Photos from new food stands at Nationals Park

The Washington Nationals unveiled more than a half dozen diverse new food options to Nationals Park fans on Friday, and the early buzz was almost universally positive, despite several stands selling out of signature items. In previous years, many of the stadium’s ethnic and “upscale” offerings had been isolated to the Scoreboard Walk and restricted … Continue reading Details/Photos from new food stands at Nationals Park

“Red Carpet” look to blanket Nationals Park Concourse

At Saturday’s NatsFest, Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner revealed during an interview on 106.7 The Fan that a “hot looking” red coating that “looks like you’re walking on carpeting” is among the changes in store for fans at Nationals Park this season. “We knew it would take about five years, six years before it would … Continue reading “Red Carpet” look to blanket Nationals Park Concourse

Racing presidents, Nationals Park to be featured on finale of CBS’s The Amazing Race Sunday

CBS’s The Amazing Race will feature Nationals Park, the Nats’ racing presidents and mascot Screech, as the season finale takes place in Washington, DC. The episode was shot last December, and features a task in which participants are suspended from a zip wire stretching from the center field plaza to the top of the stadium, … Continue reading Racing presidents, Nationals Park to be featured on finale of CBS’s The Amazing Race Sunday

Video: Today’s Chicken Sacrifice at Nationals Park

Earlier today, we shared the full story of the chicken sacrifice at Nationals Park, performed by “Rubber Chicken Man” Hugh Kaufman in response to the team’s recent string of injuries. Here now is the video chronicle, including notes on how to make a rubber chicken kosher, bonus theories about Ozzie Guillen’s voodoo dolls, and The … Continue reading Video: Today’s Chicken Sacrifice at Nationals Park

Canine Teddy fan wins Fan of the Game at Pups in the Park

If the 2012 elections were held today, Teddy Roosevelt has an early “leg up” on the canine vote. Adams Morgan pug Cachucha brought her owner Johanna Diaz to Nationals Park for Saturday’s “Pups in the Park” day, decked out to support her favorite racing president, Teddy Roosevelt. Cachucha took the pre-game parade seriously, sporting an … Continue reading Canine Teddy fan wins Fan of the Game at Pups in the Park

Ballpark Bus to Nationals Park gives suburban Nats fans a new transportation alternative

Brian Bowman was a Nationals fan with a problem. A Nats fan “since the beginning,” Bowman, 33, never bought season tickets because his family lives in Ashburn, Virginia, and could only take so many taxing rush hour drives through suburban traffic to reach Nationals Park. “I’m not near the Metro,” Bowman says, “and the drive … Continue reading Ballpark Bus to Nationals Park gives suburban Nats fans a new transportation alternative

Nationals quietly support candlelight vigil for Wilson Ramos

The Washington Nationals have remained silent on the Wilson Ramos kidnapping at the request of government and law enforcement officials, but that didn’t prevent the team from quietly supporting the impromptu candlelight vigil tonight in front of Nationals Park. The vigil was organized entirely by fans via Twitter in a matter of hours. Those who … Continue reading Nationals quietly support candlelight vigil for Wilson Ramos

Race vs. Teddy Roosevelt wins DC man his bride

Jennifer Kushlis loves Teddy Roosevelt. In fact, her love for the Washington Nationals’ racing president runs so deep that her boyfriend of six years, Matt Hendrickson, decided he would have to literally win her affections from Teddy before asking for her hand in marriage. “I absolutely love the Presidents’ Race,” Kushlis said. “It’s the highlight … Continue reading Race vs. Teddy Roosevelt wins DC man his bride