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This morning the Usual Suspects re-assembled at the ballpark to plant one of the 14 cherry blossom trees being installed along the centerfield concourse and at the Center Field Gate plaza. And the sun was out! That never happens! Here are some quick photos of the event itself, and check back later today for an update to my Stadium Interior Gallery with a bunch of new photos from centerfield and the plaza. (If you're a fan of my large panoramas, here's one from today taken from the Red Porch restaurant, to whet your appetite for the photos coming later.)
UPDATE: More new photos from today now posted in the Stadium Interior Gallery, mixed in with others I've posted in the past two weeks. So you have a wide range of hideously-dreary-to-fabulously-sunny vistas to look at.
And I'll keep updating this section with links to any media coverage, starting with Dan Steinberg's Sports Bog report. And, as a commenter noted elsewhere, today officials announced that peak cherry blossom time is expected to be March 27 through April 3. With Opening Day smack in the middle. Tim Lemke has a blog entry about the ceremony today as well.
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uniongirl says: (3/6/08 3:49 PM)
I just saw that there's a gas leak and navy yard and waterfront stations are closed. Just curious if this is due to a construction issue or bad pipes. Anyone know?


robin says: (3/6/08 4:29 PM)
From ABC news:

"Navy Yard and Waterfront-SEU stations have been shut down due to a gas main break.

Fire officials have confirmed that construction workers have struck a 6-8 inch gas main and that it is seeping into the station.

Shuttle service has been requested. Delays are expected.

Trains are being turned around at L'Enfant Plaza and Anacostia Metro Stations, they are not being allowed to run through the stations. Stay with ABC 7/NewsChannel 8 for up to date coverage."


JD says: (3/6/08 4:37 PM)
ABC now says the stations are reopened.

link


Kenny Gartner says: (3/6/08 10:25 PM)
what's up with the 55M camera? it now requires a login

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