The squirrel would be a fitting choice for the official state animal of D.C. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

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While D.C. does not currently have an official state animal, here’s a natural suggestion for the title: the squirrel. (All Life is Local)

Some news and notes from this past weekend’s D.C. State Fair Seedling Swap, a meet-up for local gardeners. (The Indoor Garden(er))

An inside look at Good Stuff Eatery’s private opening night party at its new Crystal City location. (ARL Now)

The Nationals will miss recently injured outfielder Jayson Werth as much for his clubhouse leadership as his play on the field. (Nats Insider)