A new season brings new hopes and new dreams for the Washington Nationals and their fans.
On top of World Series expectations, there are new options for folks looking to attend the games and enjoy the nightlife in and around Nats Park.
New bars, restaurants, and a Safeway store have opened their doors in the blocks around the Nats' front door.
And as the area blossoms, the city is taking in new revenue.
ABC7's Richard Reeve has the story.