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Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Reliable Source Best of 2011, miscellaneous division

Places to go, regrettable moments, and ways our VIPs changed their lives in 2011.

HOT DESTINATIONS


Sheen and a uniformed pal outside Constitution Hall. (Mark Gail/The Washington Post)
• Cafe Milano: The unnamed D.C. restaurant in the wild, foiled plot to kill the Saudi ambassador?

• Target: Where Michelle Obama shopped incognito, until she just happened to run into an AP photographer.

• Constitution Hall: But most people don’t get an 80 mph police escort like Charlie Sheen.

• Dan Snyder’s superyacht: Unlike the Redskins, this ship isn’t sinking.


BAD CRASHES


Pearson (Matt Sayles/Associated Press )

• Felicia “Snoop” Pearson
: The “Wire” actress played a drug dealer, was arrested in a real-life B’more drug sweep.

• Antonin Scalia got ticketed for a fender-bender on the GW parkway.

• Donovan McNabb’s fence, leveled by a wayward driver, was almost as bad as his time with the Redskins.



DADDY’S GIRLS


The Huntsman daughters (Danielle Levitt/GQ )
• Jon Huntsman ’s tweeting, YouTubing daughters: The most interesting part of his campaign.

• Chelsea Clinton: The latest political spawn to grab a top broadcasting job.

• Ayla Brown: The previous latest political spawn to grab a broadcasting job.



REINVENTIONS


Palin (Eric Thayer/Reuters )
• Bristol Palin’s “corrective” surgery = a new chin.

• Sax restaurant made a splash with risque political murals, then painted them over.

• Locked out by the NBA strike, Delonte West took a job as furniture delivery man.



R.I.P.

Sidney Harman , Joe Robert , Christopher Hitchens , regulars in this space who leave a void.



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