Thursday, March 10, 2011
 
health code violations
Don Juan Restaurant 1660 Lamont St. NW Closed Friday for operating without a license. Reopened that day.
"Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" Landless Theatre Company performs a stage version of the Internet musical comedy created by Joss Whedon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Firefly") and others in which a wannabe super-villain sees the woman he loves become involved with his nemesis, Captain Hammer....
New York designer Karim Rashid , creator of more than 3,000 products, would love to get a chance to talk to President Obama, not only about design in this country but about what suits Obama should be buying.
HOUSE CALLS Terri Sapienza
Hang a bookshelf and a floating shelf to add visual interest to the large wall.
How To
QI had a three-eighths-inch-thick, click-together wood floor installed over two layers of vinyl in my kitchen less than a year ago. The wood is sliding lengthwise in two areas. It has unlocked in one area, and socks snag on some of the joints. The installer fixed it once, but the problem continue...
a cook's garden
They're as beautiful as jewels and often just as precious and rare. The seeds of Indian corn, lined up in rows on their cobs, explode with every known color in fanciful combinations. This variability led geneticist Barbara McClintock to the far-reaching discovery that genes are not static, that...
JENNIFER LARUE HUGET
I'm willing to bet you have a bottle of ranch dressing in your fridge right now. I know I do.
Lenny Bernstein
I recently spent a couple of hours at the Jewish Community Center in Fairfax watching women in their 40s, 50s and 60s play two games of full-court basketball. These were rec-league ballplayers, but there was nothing casual about the games. They played organized zone defense. A ref in black and wh...
Jay Mathews
I'm moving back to California this summer. (You will be relieved or annoyed to learn I am not leaving The Post.) This will be my last spring, at least as I define the term.
D.C. Schools insider
Staff writer Bill Turque writes a blog about D.C. public schools at voices.washingtonpost.com/dcschools . Below is an excerpt.
in brief
D.C. Water has scheduled town hall meetings this month and next in each ward to address water and sewer projects and issues facing communities.
Community calendar
Smithonian raptor programs, for age 6 and older, slide show on birds of prey and discussion of the ancient sport of falconry, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday-Friday, Discovery Theater, 202-633-8700, $6; ages 2-16, $5; 1 and younger, free; and for adults, two master falconers show live hawks, falcons...
D.C. Council agenda
This is the meeting schedule for the D.C. Council and its committees for the coming week. All meetings are in the Council Chamber of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, unless otherwise noted.
crime report
24th St., 400 block, 11:45 p.m. Feb. 20. Eddie A. Leonard Jr., 32, of the District was found lying on the ground with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
ROBERT THOMSON
Dear Dr. Gridlock: Is there an average number of offloadings that Metro finds tolerable? I've always been disgusted with how much I pay for a train ride. I pay the same price whether I arrive without a hitch as I do when a train breaks down and I have to wait for another. Has Metro ever looked into...
Varsity Letter
The day Necole Sterling walked into the Stonewall Jackson gym, the team's hopes for another playoff run brightened. The day she almost walked out? Well, that's another story.
Varsity Letter
Stonewall Jackson forward Joy Caracciolo could not immediately discern if a teammate was cutting to the basket or if a student was making a beeline for a Snickers.
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