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Sure, you can propose with some #Natitude, but it’ll cost ya. The Washington Nationals proposal costs ($1500) are only second to the LA Dodgers’ ($2500). Source: Swimmingly.com

With the Nats home opener just a week away, we’re gearing up watching C-SPAN clips of politicians talking about baseball.

The Washington Nationals owner asked the mayor for a $300m retractable roof on Nats stadium, paid for by taxpayers. The Mayor said no.  Here’s how we’d spend that money, if we got it. 1. Escorted motorcades for everyone 2. Buy Chipotle for everyone in DC for a SOLID WEEK. 3. …

By day, Councilmember David Grosso works diligently to improve the lives of the citizens of the District of Columbia. By night, he is a husband, long-time Brookland resident; dog lover, local food supporter, craft beer aficionado, and Grateful Dead fan. Find out how this former Chief Counsel and Legislative Director for Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and now At-Large D.C. Councilmember went from bartender at Colonel Brooks Tavern to big city politician.

President speaks at memorial service [Navy Yard] Winter classic coming to DC [hockey fans] This was a 1923 DC school bus [old] Football [loss], baseball [win] New Capital Bikeshare map tool [cruise] A lot happened this weekend. [Book Festival] [H Street Festival] [Fake Cronuts at the H Street Fest] [Nelson …

Photo during last night’s rain delay at Nationals Park by Jeremy Art.

Only three weeks into June, the D.C. heat (well, mostly the D.C. humidity) has everyone thinking about getting out of town. Friday afternoons will soon be less about hitting up happy hour and more about packing the car for a summer road trip. Some will head to the Eastern Shore. Others will …

Fresh FM’s Tommy McFly and Jen Richer break down this year’s walk-up playlist in the Washingtonian. Don’t be intimidated by the swagger. *BONUS we put them all in a Spotify playlist so you can jam out like the Nats today or check out Superfan Andrew’s walk-up historical playlist, bringing you classics …

Meet Scott Ableman. A long time Nats fan and NoVa resident, Scott Ableman started the now internationally famous Let Teddy Win blog in 2007. With Teddy’s historic first win at the Oct. 3 presidents race, FamousDC was curious about what we can expect from the great fan site in the future and was lucky enough to catch up with Ableman for a few minutes.

We’ll see you Tuesday at Bullfeathers, a bar themed after the famous president, to show our support for Teddy. Bullfeathers is located at 410 First Street, SE, one block from the Capitol South Metro.

The conspiracy behind why Teddy has never won a race. John McCain is even ready to call Congressional hearings to address the matter as Ken Burns narrates Teddy’s long, long history of losing. H/T Ray Lewis GF

Top earning towns [Bethesda, MD] Conventions set to rock out [party time] Rick’s campaign underwater [still] After 500 losses, it’s time for Teddy to win [honest Abe agrees] By ZanyShani

An inning of baseball in 59 seconds. Shot this weekend by DASmart