Washington Business Journal

OpenTable brings mobile payments to D.C.

Online restaurant reservation service OpenTable has quietly launched its mobile payment platform in the D.C. area.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 05:04pm EDT

The secret to job-search success for new graduates

While recent graduates for the class of 2014 are concerned about how their GPA, coursework and internships will translate into jobs this summer, companies are actually more concerned about personality when recruiting new grads.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 02:34pm EDT

Springfield Town Center update: New tenants, and what 3.3M square feet of new development could look like

If you want to know why the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust is willing to pay $465 million for the former Springfield Mall, look no further than the image to your right.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 11:15am EDT

Lord & Taylor now wants damages from White Flint Mall owners

Anchor retailer Lord & Taylor LLC is taking a new tack in its lawsuit against the owners of the White Flint Mall after losing a pair of key rulings in its effort to block the mall's redevelopment into a town center.

Monday - 06/02/2014, 01:09pm EDT

The 10 hottest neighborhoods on the D.C. real estate market

Some have stunning views of the Potomac and the iconic D.C. monuments on the mall. Some have big yards. Others are stunning rowhouses. All are for sale right now in Washington, D.C., in neighborhoods MRIS Homes says are currently the hottest in the D.C. market.

Friday - 05/30/2014, 11:25am EDT

Glamping: 5 camping resorts where the tent is already pitched for you

Five great resorts for camping this spring and summer.

Friday - 05/30/2014, 10:24am EDT

Jose Andres takes on Tysons with America Eats Tavern

Celebrity chef and food personality José Andrés hopes to bring his brand of American "cool" to the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 05:42pm EDT

Skip the hotel: Peek inside the best Airbnb spots in the D.C. area

While hotels in the region are either swinging open their expansive doors or renovating their space to attract new business, those looking for something a little different can turn to Airbnb to book a room in someone's empty den or vacant apartment.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:56pm EDT

New booze delivery service launching in D.C., coming soon to Northern Virginia

Many D.C. drinkers can cross one item off their to-do lists starting Thursday, when Ultra, an alcohol delivery service, launches in the District.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 05:47pm EDT

Heavy Seas burger joint coming to D.C.?

Looks like one of the region's best known beer makers is also looking to get into the burger game.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 03:34pm EDT

Bangkok Joe's to become Mama Rouge on Georgetown waterfront

After 10 years, it's time for a refresh at Bangkok Joe's on the Georgetown waterfront.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 10:26am EDT

7 strategies for balancing work and life

If you feel like you're overbooked from the moment you step in the shower until the moment you collapse into bed, you're not alone among business owners.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 08:36am EDT

Mike Isabella to open Mexican restaurant in Ballston

Celebrity chef Mike Isabella is making himself right at home in Arlington's Ballston neighborhood. Work is underway on his second Greek restaurant, Kapnos Taverna, at 4000 Wilson Blvd., and now the chef also plans to open a Mexican restaurant, called Pepita, around the corner.

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 11:55am EDT

Which D.C. area CEO made the top 10 list for highest CEO pay?

A new list of the highest-paid chief executives includes one Washington-area executive in the Top 10.

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 10:53am EDT

Summer's here! So here are some local getaway ideas to kick it off right

A look at some popular summer getaway spots for people who live in Greater Washington.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 10:18am EDT

Want to know if your local restaurant has any food poisoning issues? You might want to check Yelp

Nothing is worse than that sinking feeling, a few hours after eating, that the questionable seafood choice you made at a local restaurant or watering hole is likely coming back to haunt you.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 02:53pm EDT

Loss of yardage: Price tag on ex-Redskins Chris Cooley's Leesburg mansion

He's a media type now, but many Washington Redskins fans remember Chris Cooley from his days as a Redskins tight end. But is he leaving the area? And at what price?

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 02:24pm EDT

The best way to back up your photos (and everything on your personal computer)

Whether I'm at a barbeque or a bat mitzvah, there's one question I'm asked again and again: "What's the best way to back up my personal files and photos?"

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 06:33pm EDT

What the heck is wrist wrestling and why will Fairfax County profit from it in 2015?

Way down at the bottom of the long list of events for the World Police and Fire Games — an athletic competition among first responders coming to Fairfax County next summer — is an event called "wrist wrestling."

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 03:19pm EDT

Top 10 Memorial Day destinations

Tourists visiting Washington for the three-day Memorial Day weekend may spend less than they would have last year, at least for lodging.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 11:42am EDT

Southwest to add nonstop Las Vegas service from Dulles

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines, which is doubling the number of its flights at Reagan National Airport, is betting on demand for nonstop flights from Dulles International Airport to Las Vegas.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 12:32pm EDT

5 credit card mistakes that will cost you

Considering that each American credit card holder has an average of 3.7 cards, according to the results of a recent poll, it's safe to say that most people in the U.S.have a general understanding of how credit cards work.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 08:36am EDT

Travel: 9 luxurious, over-the-top hotel amenities

A pet psychic is just the beginning.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 01:59pm EDT

We now know what will replace Buddha Bar in D.C.

The Texas de Brazil churrascaria-style steakhouse will take over the former Buddha Bar space in Mount Vernon Triangle.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 10:43am EDT

My boss is evil (and 10 other career excuses)

Calling the boss evil is often the go-to explanation for career dissatisfaction.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 08:46am EDT

5 ways to build health into your architecture, as seen at GW's new $75 million public health school

You won't find any stairwells tucked away into the dark corners of George Washington University's newest academic building.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 06:29am EDT

D.C. restaurateur to open another risky business: a bookstore

The tiny margins and horrible hours of the restaurant business must have made Paul Ruppert of Room 11, Petworth Citizen and the forthcoming Crane & Turtle a glutton for punishment.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 04:59pm EDT

District Flea may be out, but Union Kitchen is in for Atlantic Plumbing site

News came down Wednesday that District Flea, the Brooklyn-based high-end flea market that launched at the intersection of Ninth Street and Florida Avenue NW last summer, will close up shop and not finish out the season after opening to the public in April.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 03:09pm EDT

Matchbox and new Robert Wiedmaier restaurant among those headed to One Loudoun

Looks like Bryan Voltaggio isn't the only D.C.-area restaurateur ready to break into Loudoun County. The Matchbox group of restaurants and Chef Robert Wiedmaier — of Marcel's, Brasserie Beck and Mussel Bar — are also heading to the One Loudoun development in Ashburn, according to the developer, Miller & Smith, Inc.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 03:16pm EDT
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