* Thanks to reader K for the heads up that the 55 M web cam
is back online. Looks like they painted those distinctive beams
above the Metro entrance during the blackout. (UPDATE:
And the webcam now shows that Half Street is getting paved today.)
* Today it's an Examiner columnist
who rails against the traffic and transit catastrophe at the ballpark
three weeks before the first regular-season pitch even happens, using his crystal ball to predict that an unfinished Metro station now means an unfinished Metro station then.