Travel: 9 of the best hiking trails in the United States

The United States offers some of the most varied and stunningly gorgeous terrains in the world that make the perfect backdrop for a back-to-nature hike, whether you're looking for a one-day jaunt or hoping to make a vacation out of the entire experience.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 07:53am EDT

Thinking about a career change? Here's what to consider

Economists predict that the labor market will improve in 2014 the unemployment rate will fall while job opportunities rise. In other words, it's time to consider new opportunities and find your dream job.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 08:53am EDT

The best premium-class airfares to Europe this summer

Any traveler looking for a premium-class score across the pond this summer knows, the posted deals aren't that good.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 03:58pm EDT

Baby boomers aren't so entrepreneurial after all

Pardon me if I'm confused: I thought aging baby boomers like myself represented the next wave of entrepreneurship.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 01:17pm EDT

Cocktail bar from Ghibellina, Acqua al 2 owner coming to Penn Quarter

Liquor Bar, a cocktail bar from restaurateur Ari Gejdenson, will open at Sixth and F streets NW across from Verizon Center, according to building owner Douglas Development Corp.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Mintwood team to open restaurant at CityMarket at O, Voltaggio heads to Loudoun, and more openings

Looks like the Mintwood Place folks are the next D.C.-area restaurateurs to want in on the Shaw neighborhood.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 07:16am EDT

New whiskey, vodka, gin coming to (and from) D.C.

One Eight Distilling plans a summer opening in a Northeast D.C. warehouse and has brand new bottle designs to show off now.

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 05:57pm EDT

House flipping cools in Washington, but not the profits

The number of single-family homes in the Washington area flipped by investors last quarter was down 73 percent from a year ago, but the return on investment on those flips was significantly higher.

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 12:36pm EDT

D.C. reigns as the best destination for millennial talent

Graduation season is nearly upon us. That means a job hunt is next for many, and Washington is the place where they should look. D.C. is the best city for recent college graduates, according to a new analysis of the 50 largest cities in the country by NerdWallet.

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 10:43am EDT

Get in a car accident with the feds? It's probably their fault.

Hitching a ride from a federal employee? Consider catching a cab.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Development site near Union Market up for grabs

The owners of a 3.3-acre property near Union Market are seeking buyers for their Morse Street NE site as as potential redevelopment play as the landscape in NoMa and at Gallaudet University continues to evolve.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 01:25pm EDT

5 favorite apps for business (plus one for fun)

Here are Spider Graham's favorite smartphone and tablet apps. Rob "Spider" Graham is founder and CEO of Trainingcraft, a provider of digital advertising, marketing and sales consulting, and training solutions.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 09:04am EDT

#dcrising, indeed: Wizards playoff ticket prices spiking ahead of Game 3

As the Wizards prepare to hit the court Friday for Game 3 of their playoff series against the Chicago Bulls, tickets are a hot commodity and prices on the secondary market are soaring 92 percent over what they were a week ago.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 12:13pm EDT

Rappahannock River Oysters' Travis Croxton to open restaurant in Mosaic District

Add oysters to the Mosaic District's dining options. Travis Croxton of Rappahannock Oyster Co. will open a bar and restaurant called Rocksalt next year in the Merrifield mixed-use development.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 07:25am EDT

#dcRising: Washington's top 10 pro basketball playoff games

The Washington Wizards return to Verizon Center Friday night for the first NBA playoff action seen on F Street since 2008. They have a surprisingly commanding 2-0 lead over the Chicago Bulls and are turning heads throughout pro hoops a pretty amazing turn of events for a team that won 29 games a year ago.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 05:11pm EDT

Pop this in your mouth: Mars sues Hershey over similar sounding candy name, packaging

Call it the candy wars, round three: This time Mars Inc. is going after rival Hershey over chocolate-covered malt balls, all-red packaging and a missing letter "s."

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 05:28pm EDT

D.C. chef heads to London for a restaurant rescue

Think of it as a non-televised version of the restaurant rags-to-riches shows "Hell's Kitchen" or "Restaurant: Impossible."

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 04:16pm EDT

Is less more in health care? What hospitals are doing to convince you that testing isn't necessary

Institutions around the region embrace an American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation initiative, "Choosing Wisely," which has pushed for doctors and patients alike to question certain tests and procedures, and potentially take a bite out of the estimated $765 billion in annual health care waste.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:44am EDT

Robert Wiedmaier to open restaurant at Reagan National Airport

Among the many new restaurant and retail offerings coming to Reagan National Airport's Terminal A next year will be a new restaurant from chef Robert Wiedmaier of Brasserie Beck and Mussel Bar.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 02:24pm EDT

Taylor Gourmet gets into the District's pizza game

The latest in the D.C. area's crowded pizza market comes from Taylor Gourmet, the local deli chain that has developed a cult-like following for its Philadelphia-style hoagie sandwiches.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 11:31am EDT

Toll Brothers adding units, retail space to its planned NoMa building

What was planned as a 14-story, 500-unit building with 14,000 square feet of retail will be, with the Zoning Commission's approval, a 14-story, 525-unit building with 17,000 square feet of retail, including a 7,000-square-foot day care center.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 03:30am EDT

Travel: The nation's 7 best cities to visit for beer

The nation's 7 best cities to visit for beer.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 12:22pm EDT

One scary comparison: One night's hospital stay in the U.S. vs. rest of the world

We probably didn't need another study to tell us that health care in the U.S. is expensive. But we may not have realized just how expensive until now.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:25pm EDT

Jose Andres to blog for new National Geographic food website

Celebrity chef Jose Andres, whose D.C.-based ThinkFoodGroup owns a dozen popular Washington restaurants, will be among contributors to a new National Geographic website called NetGeoFood.com.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:56am EDT

Innovation Elixir: What our kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms may look like in a decade

We know that technology is changing everything around us, but do you wonder what that might look like in reality in your kitchen, bathroom and bedroom a decade from now?

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 08:36pm EDT

Pentagon City Mall facelift, expansion starts 'soon'

Simon Property Group's Fashion Centre at Pentagon City will undergo a reboot that will include the addition of 50,000 square feet and two new levels of retail and restaurants.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:49pm EDT

P. Diddy is Howard U's commencement speaker

Rapper and record producer Sean "P.Diddy" Combs will deliver this year's commencement address at Howard University.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Walgreens to replace Guess, Potomac River Running also coming to Penn Quarter

Two new retail tenants have signed leases in Northwest D.C.'s Penn Quarter neighborhood.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:29am EDT

D.C. rents among fastest rising in the nation

Residential rental expenses in D.C. rose 33 percent between 2007 and 2012, the third-fastest growth figure for apartment costs in the nation, according to personal finance site NerdWallet.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:16am EDT
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