The swagger that comes with high expectations wasn’t the only new thing on display at Nationals Park on opening day Monday. The Nationals have made a number of small changes to the ballpark experience for 2013. In the park itself, NL East Champion banners now hang above the centerfield gate entrance, above the center field … Continue reading Food, parking, organ music, and other changes at Nationals Park for 2013
The Washington Nationals have made some changes to the stadium parking options available at Nationals Park, and for those planning to drive to today’s exhibition game or to Monday’s home opener, it would be wise to take note and to leave a little extra time to get to the stadium. The free Nats Express parking … Continue reading Parking Options at Nationals Park
You’ve heard the ads on the radio. The umpire calls “Strike One. Strike Two. Strike Three. You’re Out!” and the voice over intones “Now you know how it feels to try to find parking at a Nats game.” Regular readers know that I’m a bit angry about the DC Metro’s horrible negative ad campaign, which … Continue reading Consider Parking This Weekend at Nationals Park
The presidential primaries have got nothing on the Washington Metro when it comes to negative advertising. Every day, I am bombarded by radio ads telling me that if I choose to drive to Nationals park, I will not find parking, miss the entire game, and regret it for the rest of my life. What’s wrong … Continue reading Parking at Nationals Park? Piece of Cake!
Attendance has been weak at Nationals Park. The reason is because the team has “gone negative” with their representations of transportation, and created the impression that the new park is hard to get to. Continue reading The Nationals’ Big Marketing Mistake