Washington Business Journal

Young and single? D.C.'s for you

The District comes in at No. 3 on a its of Top 10 Cities for Singles.

Monday - 06/30/2014, 10:03am EDT

Dolcezza opens on 14th Street, plans for e-store and then a speakeasy?

D.C. gelato maker Dolcezza is gearing up for a busy summer — and not just because of all the people looking to beat the heat with frozen treats.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Ridesharing drivers fined in Virginia

Virginia is backing up its warning that ridesharing services shouldn't operate in the commonwealth.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 07:41am EDT

How one manâ"™s assassination 100 years ago caused our business travel nightmares today

You probably haven't thought about Archduke Ferdinand lately, but his life -- and especially his death -- has had more impact on business travel than anyone save the Wright Brothers.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 04:56pm EDT

Dining scene: New Montgomery Mall restaurants, Fair Winds Brewing signs lease and more

The evolution of Westfield Montgomery Mall's "dining terrace," opening later this summer as part of the mall's expansion, continues. The mall will bring three new-to-D.C. concepts to the mall, along with a previously announced Cava Mezze Grill and a Chipotle, according to a news release.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 06:00am EDT

The first Dupont Circle rooftop pool will be open to the public for a price

Billing itself as the Dupont Circle neighborhood's only public rooftop pool, the rooftop at the Embassy Row Hotel on Massachusetts Avenue is preparing to open next week after a $500,000 renovation.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 03:46pm EDT

Chef Charlie Palmer on The Wharf, steakhouses and courting younger diners

Chef Charlie Palmer dishes on steakhouses, attracting a younger clientele and what might be next for him in D.C.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 12:09pm EDT

Washington Project for the Arts signs on at JBG's Atlantic Plumbing site

The Washington Project for the Arts has signed on to be part of The JBG Cos.' Atlantic Plumbing redevelopment at Eighth and V streets NW, a significant addition to a block of space the Chevy Chase developer hopes to establish as an enclave for artist studios.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 05:44pm EDT

District Taco coming to Alexandria; all-vegan restaurant to Connecticut Avenue

District Taco, the growing taco chain that started from a single taco cart, will next tackle Alexandria.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 02:45pm EDT

How the eyewear industry is changing to serve new consumers

Today's millennial consumer is more likely to influence older generations on what's "fashion forward." For time-pressed new parents in the millennial generation, useful and simple technology is valued more than ever. These characteristics are crucial for optical retailers who aim to combine fashion and convenience to market to millennials.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 10:13am EDT

And the 2014 RAMMY winners are ...

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington handed out its prestigious 32nd annual RAMMY awards Sunday night.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 06:44am EDT

GWU launches largest fundraising effort in its history

>George Washington University has formally launched the largest fundraising campaign in its 200-year history, seeking $1 billion to boost its academic, development and financial aid efforts.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 09:11pm EDT

Forget cupcakes: D.C. gets its first frozen yogurt ATM

D.C. has been waiting years for its cupcake ATM from Los Angeles-based Sprinkles, but it looks like a local company has beat them to it when it comes to dessert-dispensing vending machines.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 08:46am EDT

No, you haven't had one too many: D.C. bars are getting bigger

Urbana is just the latest in a string of D.C. restaurants either rejiggering space to create bigger bars or opening with much larger bars than they might have in the past.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 02:21pm EDT

FedEx flagged for 'reputational damage' from sponsoring Redskins stadium (Video)

Will FedEx's corporate image be damaged because the Washington Redskins play in a stadium named after the company?

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Petworth and Brookland: Buy, fix, flip

The District has two of the three most profitable neighborhoods for property flipping.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 11:57am EDT

Job interview? When should you ask what it pays?

For the vast majority of U.S. workers, the reason for going to work is getting paid, but when interviewing for a job, you don't always know up front what that pay will be.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 02:25pm EDT

Cooper's Hawk Winery comes to Ashburn and other new restaurant news

Loudoun County, known as D.C.'s wine country, will have a new, imported vintage come 2015. Illinois-based Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurant will open its first D.C. area location in Ashburn

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 11:07am EDT

Is Southwest Airlines' marketing strategy putting passengers in danger?

Southwest Airlines knows it can’t compete with other airlines on high-class service and doesn’t try. Instead, its known for keeping costs down with its no-thrills service but still understands that the definition of brand value is no longer just about price.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 10:42am EDT

Take a hike: D.C. area No. 1 on a new ranking of walkable real estate projects

The D.C. area strolls to No. 1 in a ranking of the nation's 30 largest metropolitan areas in terms of walkable real estate development projects and places, according to a study co-authored by The George Washington University School of Business and LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:59am EDT

Which D.C. burgers make a Best Burger's list?

The Daily Meal's annual Best Burgers in America list was expanded from the best 40 last year to the best 101 this year, and four Washington area burger joints make the list.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:58pm EDT

How much does cancer survivorship cost? One local CEO knows firsthand

People who have survived cancer face significantly higher annual costs — including lost productivity and medical spending as a result of their illnesses.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:41pm EDT

At Fiola and Casa Luca, no TVs in the kitchen -- not even during World Cup

As a huge soccer fan, Maria Trabocchi of the Fiola family of Italian restaurants sympathized with the prep cooks who asked to put a TV in the prep kitchen for the next few weeks as the world's biggest soccer event plays out.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:22pm EDT

Harvey Mackay: Why taking a vacation is your patriotic duty

Have you ever had one of those days when all you could think was, "Gosh, do I need a vacation"?

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 03:21pm EDT

How golf can help you play to your strengths in every aspect of your career

How to turn early struggles in learning the game of golf into key business metaphors for creating a culture of respect and support in the workplace and achieving one's personal best.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 12:25pm EDT

5 post-graduation tips for aspiring women leaders

It's that time of year. Facebook is full of photos of caps and gowns, commencement speeches are in the news, and all across the country our future female leaders are trying to figure out how to launch their careers.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 02:05pm EDT

JetBlue begins new DCA flights next week

JetBlue Airways, one of several airlines adding new flights at Reagan National airport as part of slot re-allocation after the US Airways merger with American Airlines, will add the first six of 12 new flights beginning June 19.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 12:05pm EDT

JetBlue begins new DCA flights next week

JetBlue Airways, one of several airlines adding new flights at Reagan National airport as part of slot re-allocation after the US Airways merger with American Airlines, will add the first six of 12 new flights beginning June 19.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 12:05pm EDT

Poop and power: DC Water pursues solar at Blue Plains

DC Water's Blue Plains campus in Southwest Washington consumes a massive amount of electricity as it disinfects waste water for roughly 2 million area customers. By 2016, it may be producing some of its own power, with help from the sun.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 01:16pm EDT
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