Tag Archives: Winter Classic 2015

We Cover The Waterfront

Before there was Nats Park…  When the puck drops for the Winter Classic at centre ice on New Year’s Day, give a thought to what was on that exact spot just a few years back. Where on Thursday, the best hockey … Continue reading

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Winter Classic Visitors Guide: Arlington is ArlingFUN!

Out-of-towners often ask about the District’s unusual history; something along the lines of ‘Are you a state or a city or what? Does your mayor still do crack? And why is it shaped so weird?’ Meaning, we assume, the District, … Continue reading

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Winter Classic Visitors Guide: Barracks Row Says “Hello Sailor!”

Today’s Washington tour guide for out-of-town Winter Classic attendees takes us to 8th Street SE, also known to locals as Barracks Row. Like many neighborhoods in DC, 8th Street SE has seen its share of tough times – but these … Continue reading

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Winter Classic 2015: View from Capitol Hill

As part of our previews of the New Year’s Day Winter Classic, today we hear from a guy who knows more about Chicago, Washington, DC and hockey combined: Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois D-Blackhawks). Chicago may be Quigley’s home, and Washington … Continue reading

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Winter Classic Visitors Guide: U Want To Be Here!

Let’s Start The Winter Classic Proper, Shall We?  Soon, the hockey world will descend on our quaint little hometown of Washington, DC: America’s least favorite theme park. Or as JFK once described it, “a city of Southern efficiency and Northern … Continue reading

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Winter Classic Rewind: A Capital Idea

Earlier this year, we met with DC architect Paul Spreiregen to talk about an idea that’s just as good today as when he first proposed it 50 years ago. Back then in the mid-60’s, DC civic leaders were looking for … Continue reading

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Winter Classic Weather: How Low Can It Go?

It’s tempting to begin this piece with “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody ever does anything about it.” And I guess I just did. Jason Samenow doesn’t so much do anything about the weather. But when he talks about … Continue reading

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