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The French ambassador’s residence reigns and rocks

(Mike Morgan / For The Washington Post)

  • The French ambassador’s residence reigns and rocks

    The French ambassador’s residence reigns and rocks

    A diplomatic redesign at the French ambassador’s Kalorama digs marries tradition with modernity.

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  • Transition city

    Transition city

    She’d always wanted to live in a rowhouse. And suddenly it was the right time.

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  • Think you have no room for a garden? Take another look at that balcony

    Think you have no room for a garden? Take another look at that balcony

    Containers, patio borders and balconies showcase efforts of a new wave of green thumbs.

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Date Lab

How dare we put together a vegan and a vegetarian?

How dare we put together a vegan and a vegetarian?

Their fondness for cocktails cut short their post-dinner plans. Will they really meet up again for that beer?

Plate Lab

No beef with this No. 1 burger

No beef with this No. 1 burger

PLATE LAB | Haidar Karoum’s Vietnamese-inspired creation remains a bestseller.

The Working World

Work advice: It’s okay to take the blame, but don’t be a patsy

Work advice: It’s okay to take the blame, but don’t be a patsy

Where’s the line between being noble and being a martyr?

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Dilbert

Dilbert

The comic strip runs weekly in The Washington Post Magazine.

Gene Weingarten’s Below the Beltway

Tom Sietsema’s Dining

The Grill Room review: A new reason to go, thanks to Frank Ruta & Co.

The Grill Room review: A new reason to go, thanks to Frank Ruta & Co.

3 stars | The ex-Palena chef and pastry chef breathe new life into the Georgetown hotel’s dining room.

Just Asking

Just Asking: Shireen Lewis

Just Asking: Shireen Lewis

She founded the SisterMentors program.

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Mine

Mine: The lens cap

Mine: The lens cap

In North Korea, remarkable luck — and kindness.

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Apptitude

App review: Polyvore lets you create a look for home or fashion, then buy it

App review: Polyvore lets you create a look for home or fashion, then buy it

The Web site/app is less well-known than Pinterest but has higher sales per visit.

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Second Glance, Crossword & Crunched

Second Glance

Find the 12 differences between the original photograph, top, and the altered photograph, center. Answers at bottom. (Degree of difficulty: advanced.) For more Second Glance puzzles, click here.

Sunday Crossword

Merl Reagle’s crossword puzzle appears weekly in The Washington Post Magazine.

The unlikely places hipsters call home

Hipsterdom’s capital may be Brooklyn or Portland, but its denizens live all over, Findthehome.com says.

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