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
Forest Dr., 13431-Steven V. Swann to IndyMac Venture Corp., $94,000.
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.
Animal Watch
The following cases were received recently by the Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources Animal Management Group. Call 301-780-7200 for directions to the animal shelter, hours of operation and adoption and licensing procedures. The shelter's Web site is at...
adopt a pet
Prince George's County Animal Shelter, 3750 Brown Station Rd. in Upper Marlboro, makes animals available for adoption by residents of the county and other jurisdictions. Adoptable animals, as well as lost pets, can be seen on the shelter's Web site, www.princegeorgescountymd.gov . Under the "Select...
Sixth-grader Elijah Brown's blue dress shirt bagged out over his beltless khakis inside the cafeteria at Forest Heights Elementary School in Oxon Hill. The loose look may have been a style choice, but it also was clear that Elijah had some room to grow into in those dress clothes.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III said he hopes to make it easier for county public school officials to fire ineffective teachers.
More than 20 years after gaining national fame as the lead guitarist for Experience Unlimited, a pioneering go-go group, Laurel resident Valentino Jackson now hopes lightning strikes twice with his newly resurrected heavy metal funk project, No Sins.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Fort Washington Little League seeks energetic volunteer coaches and umpires to work with the baseball and softball programs. The season runs from March to July. Must pass a sexual offenders registry background check. Training is provided. Call 301-567-9799 or e-mail, fwllcommissioner@aol.com .
Community calendar
Women's History Month luncheon, registration required by Thursday for the March 17 event, which includes an awards ceremony and a presentation by Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III. Martin's Crosswinds, 7400 Greenway Center Dr., Greenbelt. $35. 301-952-5851 or jlyons@co.pg.md.us .
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.
Inside the A Section | Metro | Style | Sports | Business | Editorial Pages
© 2011 The Washington Post Company
Digital Ink ®