Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of the Washington Capitals’ first game at the then-MCI Center in Downtown D.C. WTOP’s Ben Raby takes a look back with an excerpt from his new book.
The 20,000-seat sports arena has been known as Verizon Center since 2006.
A number of hot tickets are still available for big acts over the next few weeks.
The D.C. pop-up shop opens July 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at UBIQ (3124 M St. NW). Kendrick Lamar’s concert at Verizon Center is on the same day, with doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Under a deal with a Washington Gas subsidiary, the Verizon Center aims to operate using 25 percent solar power.
Given the holiday and the recent heightened threats internationally, expect to see more security around the District, D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said.
Tickets go on pre-sale this Thursday before the general public Monday, May 22 at 10 a.m.
The Washington Capitals face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Late-night legend David Letterman made an appearance at the Verizon Center Thursday night to cheer on fellow alum Alex Ovechkin as the Capitals faced the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Fans hoping to see playoff action at the Verizon Center might find it surprisingly easy this year. As of Friday, upcoming games would set you back less than $40.
Verizon Center will be making some quick switches this weekend — from playoff hockey to playoff basketball. See a time-lapse video of how the changes are made.
English pop star Ed Sheeran has announced the stops on his 2017 North America Tour, and D.C.’s Verizon Center is one of the last 10 stages he’ll take.
A guaranteed win? Both the Wizards and the Caps have been able to offer that so far in 2017, as each team is perfect at home in the new calendar year.
Verizon Center had its best year in three years last year, ranking high both nationally and worldwide for ticket sales and attendance.
The Washington Wizards have a winning record for the first time since 2015, but their flaws are still apparent.
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