Day: October 4, 2020

Rumi’s Kitchen restaurant review: You’ll find poetry on the plate and mannequins by your side

There’s a temperature check at the door, involving a fancy device that requires looking into a mirror. (Don’t worry, your image isn’t recorded.) Tables are set with hand sanitizer, and utensils aren’t doled out until you’re seated, and then in thick cloth bundles secured with twine and a verse from Jalaluddin Rumi, the 13th-century Persian poet and mystic. “When you lose all sense of self,” read my tag, “the bonds of a thousand chains will vanish.” When Georgia initially lifted restrictions on dining in April, Mesghali was among the 120 Georgia restaurateurs who pledged not to open right away.

Curious

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Los Angeles Declares Winner For New Streetlight Design Competition : NPR

Streetlights in Los Angeles are an icon of their own, but there hasn’t been a new design for more than 50 years.The city will announce a new design for streetlights after a major design competition.



NOEL KING, HOST:

In Los Angeles, there are more than 200,000 streetlights. You’ve probably seen some of them because so much stuff is filmed in LA that you see them in the backgrounds of movies and TV. Some are ornate. Most of them are pretty plain. But those lights have not been redesigned for more than 50 years, and now it’s happening. Here’s NPR’s Mandalit

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National Treasures Return To Interior Museum

‘Chasm of the Colorado’ by Thomas Moran (1837-1926), 1873-1874, oil on canvas mounted on aluminum, 84 3/8 x 144 3/4 inches. Courtesy/U.S. Department of the Interior Museum, INTR 03000

‘Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone’ by Thomas Moran (1837-1926), 1872, oil on canvas mounted on aluminum, 84 x 144 1/4 inches. Courtesy/U.S. Department of the Interior Museum, INTR 03001

DOI News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced Friday the “homecoming” of two iconic works of art for long-term display in the Interior Museum after being loaned to other museums by Secretary Stewart Udall in the

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Brick Exterior, Treed Back Yard Beautifies $809K Crofton Home

CROFTON, MD — This beautiful brick home in Crofton features five bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in 4,154 square feet. Architectural amenities abound, including hardwood floors, chair rail and crown molding. The kitchen has a cooking island and opens up to a second sunroom. The back deck leads to a fully fenced-in back yard with an abundance of trees.

The main bedroom features cathedral ceilings and a relaxing Jacuzzi tub with a separate walk-in shower. The fully finished basement has plenty of room and walks out to the back yard that has two patios. The home is located in the Crofton

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