6 Washington companies on Fortune's Best Companies to Work For list

Fortune Magazine's 2013 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For once again puts Google at the top of the list, followed by SAS, The Boston Consulting Group, Edward Jones and Quicken Loans Inc.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 10:41am EST

J.C. Penney closing 1 Maryland store, 2 in Virginia

>Struggling retailer J.C. Penney Co. will close 33 stores and cut about 2,000 jobs to save $65 million a year.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 08:05am EST

Redskins in bottom half of local NFL ratings for 2013

The Washington Redskins' dismal 2013 campaign drove their local television ratings down slightly from 2012, but they were still up compared with the pre-Robert Griffin III era.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 02:33pm EST

What Northern Virginia must do to stay economically strong

Northern Virginia economic development leaders, all salesmen at heart, spent much of a panel discussion Tuesday touting their respective jurisdiction's strengths.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 11:08am EST

Watergate Hotel renovation could begin in March

The renovation of the iconic Watergate Hotel, on the drawing board for several years, could begin in March.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 05:22pm EST

Churchkey makes national 'Best Beer Bars' list

Draft Magazine's 2014 list of America's 100 Best Beer Bars includes only one in the D.C. area: Neighborhood Restaurant Group's Churchkey on 14th St. NW.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 01:48pm EST

A new option emerges in FBI headquarters search

A new option emerged as a possible future FBI headquarters Tuesday as Lerner Enterprises said it submitted the former Landover Mall site for consideration in the highly competitive search process.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 12:50pm EST

Washington-area orthopedists launch mega group

More than 130 orthopedic surgeons across the Mid-Atlantic region are forming a group that will contract with insurance carriers as a single unit, a practice executives say is the largest independent orthopedic business in the country.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 03:34pm EST

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
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