D.C. moves quickly to get Height Act changes on the books

The District is moving quickly to enact rules that will allow developers to take advantage of key changes in the recently amended federal Height Act.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 11:20am EDT

How to avoid summer hotel, vacation and sports ticket scams

The high volume of travel plans and tickets purchased online offers cyber criminals the opportunity to target consumers, travel and ticketing websites for personal profit.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 10:08am EDT

Sneak peek: RareSweets coming to CityCenterDC (and it's not too 'cutesy')

RareSweets owner and pastry chef Meredith Tomason might not have been able to articulate how she wanted her new CityCenterDC bakery to look, but she knew exactly what she didn't want. It involved words like "cutesy," "lacey" and "feminine."

Friday - 07/25/2014, 05:18pm EDT

What's the best way to diagnose a stroke? MedStar Washington has an idea

Most hospitals use CT scans as their default first-line test to diagnose stroke, but a local hospital takes a different approach.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 04:24pm EDT

Earn airline miles by parking or eating at BWI

You can earn frequent flier miles by flying, and now you can earn them by flying from BWI.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 12:02pm EDT

Own a drone? Here's where you can fly it

If you own a drone, you need to know where you can and cannot fly it.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 09:13am EDT

Three Little Pigs plans new 'meat-ing' space, expanded lunch menu

The next stop for Petworth's Three Little Pigs is actually just one flight up.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 04:53pm EDT

Exclusive: Tory Burch on life 'perpetually' out of her comfort zone and why big risks pay big dividends

It's been 10 years since Tory Burch opened her first retail store on Elizabeth Street in New York City, and what started as buzz over medallioned ballet flats and vintage-chic tunics, is now a full-blown roar.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:57am EDT

Washington among best cities for millennial homebuyers

The homeownership rate among Americans under 35 years old has dropped to 36 percent from 42 percent less than a decade ago, but the National Association of Realtors says there are metropolitan areas where millennial homeownership is likely to grow in coming years.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:15am EDT

Dave & Buster's has 30 days to leave White Flint

Dave & Buster's has lost its court fight to keep its restaurant at White Flint Mall open.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:05am EDT

Level 2 Development buys development site near Union Market

Level 2 Development, part of the team working with Edens to remake part of the 45-acre Union Market in Northeast D.C., is spreading out with plans to redevelop another site nearby.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 06:41am EDT

Decoding D.C.'s newest fitness concepts, from barre to booty shakin'

It seems like a new specialty fitness concept is popping up every other week in D.C. possibly a byproduct of the region's permanent spot near the top of lists of the nation's fittest cities.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 02:06pm EDT

WeWork conversion of office to micro apartments approved by Arlington

The Arlington County Board has approved Vornado's plan to transform an old 1960s Crystal City office building into micro-unit apartments.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 10:20am EDT

Mail crawl: D.C. is No. 1 for late mail delivery

A new inspector general's report ranks the nation's capitol as No. 1 in the nation for late mail delivery.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:26am EDT

New beer hall for Dupont, a restaurant named for Boss and other new restaurant news

Summer isn't slowing down the D.C. restaurant openings, with the past week bringing a beer hall, a new downtown restaurant and bar, and a Chevy Chase lunch spot.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:17pm EDT

Chef Troy Williams to open two spots on H Street NE

A veteran of some of D.C.'s most well-known kitchens is ready to run his own shop.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 12:55pm EDT

Buyer found for Donald Rumsfeld's Kalorama home

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has a contract to sell his multimillion-dollar home

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 11:22am EDT

Ben's Chili Bowl ready for Reagan National Airport

Ben's Chili Bowl opens its Reagan National Airport location Wednesday in the pre-security lower level of the B/C Terminal.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 10:31am EDT

Backyard chopper: How one CEO will cut his two hour commute to 11 minutes

The commute from Chuck Kuhn's Purcellville farm to the Gaithersburg offices of JK Moving Services is about 80 minutes.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:00pm EDT

First dog day care and dog spas... And now dog gyms? (Video)

The D.C. region's dogs want for little, between doggy spa days and organic, artisan dog food. Now, if they've had a few too many truffle mac-n-cheese treats, there's a place they can go to get in shape.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 06:45am EDT

DC's next food craze? Cake pops

A lawyer turned baker is turning her online cake pop business into a brick-and-mortar venture, and she's picked a good location for her first store.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 05:35pm EDT

Confirmed: Alexandria's waterfront hotel will be an Indigo Hotel

We now have a final answer on what flag will fly on Alexandria's first waterfront hotel. The Carr Hospitality-owned hotel will be a Hotel Indigo, a brand from the InterContinental Hotels Group.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 04:13pm EDT

Best BBQ: Hill Country, Annapolis Smokehouse make the list

Just 12 states and D.C. are represented on the list.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 12:21pm EDT

How pastry chef Waylynn Lucas struck food industry gold with fake doughnuts

The new CNBC show "Restaurant Startup" aims to be the "Shark Tank" for eateries. But instead of just pitching the business plan, the contestants are expected to put money where their customer's mouth is.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:07pm EDT

Coming soon to Clarendon: 10th Street Flats

Clark Realty Capital's 10th Street Flats, a proposed 150,000-square-foot mixed-use project planned for Clarendon, is on the Arlington Board's next agenda and appears likely to win approval.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 03:24pm EDT

Pennsylvania Avenue is in a slump, but there's a plan to breathe new life into it

Pennsylvania Avenue, between the White House and the U.S. Capitol, is in a down period.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 02:10pm EDT

More than 150 Corcoran employees face layoffs as mergers loom

About a third of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design's 465 employees are slated be laid off as soon as mid-August.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 12:46pm EDT

5 ways to curb email interruptions

Whenever there's a holiday, I look forward to getting caught up in the office, simply because I know my email traffic will be significantly less. I've even gone so far as to schedule big projects to work on around the Fourth of July and Labor Day because I know I'll have more time to devote. I don't think I'm alone on this one.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 12:26pm EDT

Willow chefs' next venture: Wheatless by Willow, featuring gluten-free bread

It's taken almost two years, but Willow chef/owner Tracy O'Grady and pastry chef/owner Kate Jansen think they've nearly perfected their gluten-free bread.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 05:35am EDT

Sniper off his game? No big deal. The bullets have it covered.

DARPA's Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance program conducted the first successful live-fire tests of .50-caliber bullets.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 01:03pm EDT
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