Thursday, March 10, 2011
 
health code violations
Don Juan Restaurant 1660 Lamont St. NW Closed Friday for operating without a license. Reopened that day.
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.
George Mason University history professor Mills Kelly, by his own admission, always has liked cemeteries, in part for what they tell us about the past.
Cities such as Geneva and Hershey, Pa., might be more familiar to chocolate lovers everywhere but, according to council member Daniel F. Drummond, Fairfax City is just as sweet.
in brief
Fairfax County is expected to implement a pilot program in Mount Vernon next fall that could serve as a model for how the county provides social services to children.
volunteer opportunities
Venture Into Volunteering Fair, older adults will learn about various opportunities from representatives of local nonprofit groups and Fairfax County. The fair will be 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Columbia@Crossroads, 3245 Glen Carlyn Rd., Falls Church. 703-704-6075.
religion notes
St. Francis Episcopal Church, 9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, will present four performances of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," a musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. $20; 17 and younger,$15....
community calendar
Springfield bingo, for age 16 and older. Youths 16 and 17 must be accompanied by an adult. No smoking, sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 7 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, Greater Springfield Volunteer Fire Department, 7011 Backlick Rd. $10-$25. 703-541-3139.
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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