Washington Business Journal

Mars Jr., Lerner make list of wealthiest Americans by state

Two local business magnates rank as the richest people of their respective states, according to a new list released Wednesday.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 05:11pm EDT

LivingSocial apologizes for Halloween party 'greed room' featuring dreidels

LivingSocial Inc. has apologized for a "seven sins" themed Halloween party that featured a "greed room" adorned with dreidels and gold coins.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 02:45pm EDT

Politico's Fred Ryan buys The Guards' sign

Remember a few weeks ago when the owners of the restaurant that replaced The Guards in Georgetown put the bar's sign up for auction?

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 02:30pm EDT

Minority population in Washington area has surged in the past 5 years

The Washington region looks a lot different than it did only five years ago. A new analysis of Census data from the George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis finds the area's minority population has surged, while new white residents settled in D.C. and virtually nowhere else.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 02:24pm EDT

Ted's Bulletin, Custom Ink coming to Mosaic District in 2014

The Mosaic District in Merrifield will get a Ted's Bulletin location as well as nearly 500 new office workers when the Custom Ink T-shirt company moves its offices from McLean in 2014.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 04:58pm EDT

Washington Bravehearts? Redskins say no

A prominent Montgomery County businessman and neighbor to Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has created a business called the "Washington Brave Hearts," leading to speculation from TMZ.com that Snyder may be bowing to public pressure to change the team's name.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 02:00pm EDT

D.C. nonprofit Miriam's Kitchen changes its focus

Saturday - 10/19/2013, 05:43pm EDT

Contractors await guidance on returning to work from agencies

Companies are awaiting guidance from agencies telling them that workers can return after the shutdown closed government facilities to contractors, spurred stop-work orders, and forced thousands of furloughs.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 09:19am EDT

Mayor Vincent Gray proposes ban on Styrofoam food containers

Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed banning Styrofoam food containers in the District, citing their harmful effect on the Anacostia River.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 02:38pm EDT

Current Boutique expands into online sales

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 07:45am EDT

Congress less liked than witches, IRS, hemorrhoids

While Congress tries to settle its differences in the midst of a partial government shutdown, Americans have united in holding hemorrhoids in higher regard than those holding office.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 02:57pm EDT

6 reasons you hate your job... plus a plan to do something about it

A recent Gallup poll shows some distressing numbers: 30 percent of U.S. workers say they are engaged with their jobs, 50 percent are "non-engaged," and 20 percent say they are "actively disengaged."

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 10:04am EDT

Ann Taylor to close in Old Town Alexandria

The Ann Taylor store in Old Town Alexandria will close early next year, making way for a new retail tenant in the space.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 05:51pm EDT

Government shutdown grows more likely; how bad would that be?

How much economic damage would a government shutdown cause?

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 10:20pm EDT

Adrian Fenty joins Perkins Coie in Silicon Valley

Former D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty has joined Perkins Coie LLP in Silicon Valley.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 04:37pm EDT

Georgetown projects forced to stop work, possibly in error

The District government was busy on Grace Street Thursday.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 04:26pm EDT

Mayor Gray talks living wage bill veto on CNBC

Friday - 09/13/2013, 02:24pm EDT

Mike Isabella opening new restaurant in Arlington

"Top Chef" alum Mike Isabella's next project will be a Greek restaurant in Arlington's Ballston neighborhood. Kapnos Taverna, a sister to the recently opened Kapnos on 14th Street NW in D.C., will open in the summer of 2014.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 09:36am EDT

Shake Shack to open in Union Station, Tysons

New York burger icon Shake Shack will open two more Washington locations, including its first outside the District.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 04:43pm EDT

National Harbor outlets prepare for hiring frenzy in advance of November opening

Retail addicts take note: The Tanger Outlets at National Harbor will be open in time for Black Friday.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 02:48pm EDT

The latest small business haven: Loudoun County

New lending data suggests Loudoun County has emerged as a major growth area for small businesses.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 05:41pm EDT
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