(Remember when I used to do two of these a day?)
* Tim Lemke blogs about
today's Sports and Entertainment Commission meeting, including that the ballpark
"punch list" is down to about 11,000 items from the original 27,600, though there's only 15 "top priority" and 200 "high priority items." Also, the Nats haven't yet started paying their rent, because they say the DCSEC still owes them some required actions. (But once those actions are completed, the Nats will owe all rent from Opening Day onward.)
* From a few days ago, a press release
touting the Sports Commission's "purchase of 14,600,706 kWh of renewable energy credits (RECs)," offsetting 70 percent of the electricity use at the LEED Silver-certified ballpark.
* One of the biggies of Nats blogging is calling it quits--Chris Needham of Capitol Punishment
. Great run, Chris, sorry to see you go. My site stats will suffer greatly from the loss of your coveted What to Read Today links.