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)
July 9, 2010 |
THE BEST WAY TO GUÉDELON, FRANCE From LAX, nonstop service to Paris is available on Air Tahiti Nui, Air France; direct service (stop, no change of planes) on United and connecting service (change of planes) on Delta, Continental, American, Lufthansa, British, US Airways and Swiss. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $949. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (international dialing code), 33 (France's country code), and 3 (the regional 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.
August 14, 2011
If you go THE BEST WAY TO CURAÇAO From LAX , American offers connecting service (change of plane) to Curaçao. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $796. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code), 5999 (the country code for Curaçao) and the local number. WHERE TO STAY Lodge Kurá Hulanda & Beach Club, 1 Playa Kalki, Westpunt; 434-7700, http://www.kurahulanda.com/en/lodge. On the western end of the island, about a 30-minute drive from the airport.
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.