September 28, 2008 |
The International Code Council, the nation's leading building-code body, has adopted a residential fire sprinkler requirement for all new one- and two-bedroom houses and town houses, beginning in 2009. The council included a grace period of two years to implement the rule. -- Diane Wedner
May 12, 2011
London restaurant details St. John Hotel, 1 Leicester St., London, 3301-8069, http://www.stjohnhotellondon.com . Appetizers, $12.50 to $30; main courses, $30 to $42; desserts, $7 to $13.50. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, London, 7201-3833, http://www.dinnerbyheston.com . Appetizers, $21 to $27; main courses, $34 to $60; dessert, $13.50 to $17. To call from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code)
December 18, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO PATMOS From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Athens is offered on KLM, Air France, Lufthansa, British, Delta and Swiss. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $476, excluding taxes and fees. For information on ferryboats leaving from Piraeus (Athens) to Patmos with ports of call along the way, see http://www.ferries.gr . One-way tickets start about $46. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code)
June 8, 1989 |
Parliament on Wednesday banned videos and sound recordings that show excessive violence. The lawmakers unanimously approved a revision of the penal code to set unspecified jail terms or fines for violators.
November 29, 2010 |
GETTING THERE From LAX , Air New Zealand, Air Pacific and Qantas all fly to Auckland, New Zealand, nearest major airport to Coromandel Town. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,328. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code), 64 (the country code for New Zealand) and the local number. WHERE TO STAY Bachcare Holiday Homes, 9-361-1550, http://www.bachcare.co.nz , or e-mail enquiries@bachcare.
September 26, 2010
How to Bixi 1. Find the nearest station on the pocket-sized fold-out Bixi map, available around town, or download the unofficial iPhone app. 2. Following the touch-screen guidance (in French or English), insert your credit card into the kiosk, select a plan, OK the terms and conditions and receive a five-digit code. 3. Choose a bike and enter the code to remove it from its slot. 4. When you're done, return the bike to any Bixi station by inserting the front wheel into a slot.