Washington Business Journal

Capitol Crossing: It's actually happening

The 2.2 million-square-foot project called Capitol Crossing promises to reconnect and redefine the east end of downtown Washington through the construction of a massive platform over Interstate 395 and the creation of three new city blocks.

Friday - 01/03/2014, 01:50pm EST

Kraze Burger in Bethesda files for Chapter 11

The Bethesda location of Kraze Burger which was the Korean chain's first-ever spot regionally and nationally has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to court documents.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 03:19pm EST

Fair Winds Brewing raises $1.4 million for Falls Church brewery

The D.C. area beer scene expansion continues: Fair Winds Brewing Co. plans to open a 30-barrel packaging brewery in Fairfax County next year.

Monday - 12/30/2013, 11:31am EST

21 quotes that capture D.C.'s year in business

Saturday - 12/28/2013, 10:33am EST

Port City Brewing to start distributing to New York City

Alexandria brewery Port City will make its way up to the Big Apple starting next year.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 11:53am EST

Famous Luigi's pizza closes after 70 years

Famous Luigi's, a pizza parlor that served downtown D.C. for more than 70 years, served its last slice Saturday.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 04:23pm EST

Macy's stores in D.C. area to stay open round-the-clock in lead-up to Christmas

Macy's is once again keeping some of its stores across the country open 24 hours a day in a bid to squeeze every last bit of holiday cash out of shoppers.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 11:02am EST

Post-claim car insurance rate hikes smallest in Maryland

If you get in a car accident and make an insurance claim, your rate will likely go up, but in Maryland the post-claim rate hike is the smallest in the nation, according to InsuranceQuotes.com.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 11:57am EST

Apple store a no-go for CityCenterDC?

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 10:26am EST

Gift cards bigger than many national economies

Sales of gift cards in the U.S. will top $118 billion this year, an amount that's larger than the GDP of 136 countries.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 12:25pm EST

Penn Quarter Cowgirl Creamery closing

Monday - 12/16/2013, 11:13am EST

Pie Five Pizza plans dozens of Washington area locations

The D.C. area's newest pizza chain is planning to expand in the region almost as fast as it claims to bake its pies.

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 10:49am EST

Report: Facebook to develop a sympathy button

Facebook Inc. is reportedly working to develop a sympathy button as an alternative to the 'like' button in certain situations, according to The Telegraph.

Monday - 12/09/2013, 04:46pm EST

Floppy disks still used by some federal agencies

Floppy disks have become all but obsolete in the United States -- except in the federal government.

Monday - 12/09/2013, 09:29am EST

D.C. close to inking deals to lure Microsoft, Chinese tech firms

Seeking to enhance its technology pedigree, the District is close to signing a deal that would bring a dozen Chinese software firms to the nation's capital. A separate agreement with Microsoft is also almost done.

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 02:20am EST

Software problems delay Metro's Silver Line

Software tests will delay opening of the new Silver Line in Fairfax County.

Monday - 12/02/2013, 05:29pm EST

D.C. laughs at Nationals $300M stadium roof pitch

The Washington Nationals pitched the District government on a $300 million plan for a retractable roof over Nationals Park, but city officials say the idea was quickly dismissed.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 06:21pm EST

3 signs that your career goal is too big

Friday - 11/22/2013, 12:33pm EST

D.C. seizes popular strip club over back taxes

The District's tax office has seized the Stadium Club strip joint from its owner, James Redding, over a large back tax bill related to a business the government has already shut down.

Friday - 11/22/2013, 10:43am EST

Washington's top ZIP codes for hipsters

Defining a hipster is subjective, but finding neighborhoods where hipsters are likely to live is a little more objective. Based on one set of criteria, the Washington area has plenty of hipster-friendly 'hoods.

Friday - 11/22/2013, 08:32am EST

Mayor Vincent Gray on Height Act decision: 'People don't like change'

D.C. Mayor Gray called the National Capitol Planning Commission rejection of possible changes to existing height restrictions "disappointing."

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 11:22am EST

Record number of feds made hardship withdrawals from Thrift Savings Plan

Thrift Savings Plan hardship withdrawals hit a record high last month, showing how hard last month's 16-day government shutdown hit federal employees.

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 01:30pm EST

New step for FBI headquarters search knocks out several area counties

The General Services Administration has narrowed down the possible locations for a new FBI headquarters as it launches the next step in its regionwide search.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 02:55pm EST

NVR Inc. buys in at Westphalia Town Center

It's too soon to say whether the FBI will pick Westphalia Town Center to be its new headquarters, but if it does, the agency's employees will have places to live nearby.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 02:49pm EST
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