Washington CityPaper hosts a wine festival with live music, food vendors and unlimited samples from more than 20 wineries. Souvenir glass included with ticket.
The 5 1/2-acre park sits on a former Navy Yard annex site, stretching from Second to Fifth streets SE along the Anacostia River. It's hard not to make comparisons to New York's High Line, a similarly reclaimed public property that occupies a stretch of elevated railroad track. At the Yards Park, there are terraced gardens and sleek wooden recliners; elegant fountains and a wading canal that laps at the open river; a spacious boardwalk offering shoreline views; and large swaths of greenery perfect for informal gatherings or picnics. Industrial buildings on the site are set for redevelopment, including the Boilermaker Shops project, which will feature a brewery, bakery, restaurants and shopping when it's completed next year.
The National Park stadium is accessible from the Yards Park, thanks to a section of the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail that connects the park by a footbridge to the steps of the stadium's first-base entrance.
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