Coming up today in the D.C. area:

Update on playground fires: Prince George’s County officials will hold a news conference to discuss the recent string of blazes at playgrounds in Laurel.

Home game: If you’re heading to this afternoon’s Nationals game, bundle up — it’ll be sunny, but chilly.

MLK Jr.: It’s the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., a good reason to visit his memorial.

Fat Shorty’s: The new biergarten-inspired restaurant, with rattlesnake and elk sausages on the menu, opens today.