There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
Are crows really just afraid of flannel? Or OshKosh B’Gosh overalls? Let’s say this fall you rebel against the standard scarecrow uniform and stuff some straw into that tight black spandex blouse with sequinsyou know, the one you picked out to make you look a little more hip and risqué at your Hill staffer parties, that’s been buried in the closet ever since the day you bought it? I mean, hell, if you’re reading this urban alternative weekly, you’re probably not a farmer anyway, and you’re gonna stick the straw-bloated guyor girl; let’s be gender-inclusive, peoplein your meticulously cared-for Chia Pet-size plot of grass in Dupont Circle or Arlington anyway. Let the scarecrow reflect who you are, Washington, D.C.! So raid the closet, grab your holey Ann Taylor and Jos. A. Bank suits, and head over to the Scarecrow Making Workshop at noon at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. $5. (703) 790-0123. (Elissa Silverman)