D.C. Mayor Recognizes Resistance to Stadium Plan, Pledges to Move Forward
- District Council OKs Ballpark Lease, But Questions Remain. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;2/9/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32316, p5
The article reports on the controversy behind the District of Columbia Council's approval for the rental of a bond-financed stadium for the Washington Nationals team in Washington D.C. However, it is stated that it is not clear if the city's capital will collect gains from the imposed 535...
- Foul ball. Asker, James R. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/6/1996, Vol. 144 Issue 19, p19
Reports that airlines and the airport authority are opposed to efforts of Arlington, Virginia government officials to build a baseball stadium close to the National Airport in Washington, D.C. Safety concerns about the proximity of the stadium to the airport; Study of safety issues by the...
- Sports. // Not For Tourists Guide to Washington DC, 2008;2008, p234
The article provides information on different sports facilities in Washington, D.C. Among these sports facilities are the FedEx Field, M&T Bank Stadium, and the Oriole Park at Camden Yards. A brief description of each facility is provided, along with information about how to get there and how to...
- New Deal for Fans. // Time;3/30/1962, Vol. 79 Issue 13, p51
The article reports on the construction of various sports stadiums in the U.S. The development of the 23 million-dollar ballpark for the New York Mets baseball team has been started in Flushing Meadows, New York, while the construction of the air-conditioned stadium for the Houston Colt baseball...
- Nationals Park: Not just beer and hot dogs. Cohn, Emily // Hill;5/12/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 63, p41
The article offers information on the establishment situated inside and outside the Nationals Park stadium located in Washington, D.C. including the Das Bullpen beer corner, Five Guys Burger and Fries restaurant, and Shake Shack restaurant.
- B.C. Mayor Confident Council Will Give Ballpark Plan a Thumbs Up. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;12/9/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32026, p1
The article reports that District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams is confident that the District Council will approve Ballpark plan. He predicted yesterday that the District Council will approve his $1 billion bond-financed baseball stadium and community development plan next week, possibly...
- Of Many Things. Keane, James T. // America;3/31/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 11, p2
The author reflects on the creation of the new Yankee Stadium also known as "The House that Ruth Built" in New York City. He said that the new stadium is expected to be open in April 2009. He adds that just like with the Roman Colosseum in Rome and the Nationals Park in Washington, the Yankee...
- FedEx Scores Branding Opportunity. Krause, Kristin S. // Traffic World;11/29/99, Vol. 260 Issue 9, p30
Reports the success of Federal Express in acquiring naming rights to the Washington Redkins football stadium. Identification of the stadium as the FedEx Field; Inclination of FedEx to develop sports marketing properties; Installation of the FedEx logo throughout the stadium.
- Third stadium selects treated wooden seats. // Wood & Wood Products;Jul96, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p56
Reprints an article that appeared in the July 1966 issue of `Industrial Woodworker' periodical about the District of Columbia Memorial Stadium's cellon-treated wooden stadium seats. Description of seats; Other stadiums that use the wooden seats.