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...
Home sales
Aspen Hill Rd., 4509-Suriye Demirtas to Stefanie R. and Keith M. Schumacher, $325,000.
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.
Since September, a rusted 4,000-pound ship's anchor has sat on the lawn in front of John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring. The anchor has drawn occasional glances from students on their way to class, though it largely went unnoticed as students rushed out the door after school last Friday.
Command of the Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Station has been handed over to career fire officials because volunteers repeatedly failed to properly manage the station, leading to repeated claims of theft and public urination, county officials said.
Brad Rourke had to make a choice, continue shepherding people to his local-news blog, Rockville Central, or follow his audience.
Community calendar
Conservatory "tropical spring" display, bird-of-paradise, powderpuff tree, angel's trumpet and others at their peak. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily through April 10, Brookside Gardens Conservatory, 1500 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Free. 301-962-1400.
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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