Business Journal reporter to run for cancer as he battles it

Washington Business Journal reporter Tucker Echols is battling lymphoma and preparing to run a triathlon to raise money for three charities that are trying to cure cancer.

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 11:06am EDT

Bowie locks in on four gym options

Bowie officials appear to have reached a final four in proposals for a new sports facility

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 06:26am EDT

Popular Leesburg coffee shop reopening this summer

Shoes Cup and Cork Club, the popular coffee shop on North King Street that closed its doors suddenly over the holidays in late 2012, will be reopening under new management this summer

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 04:18am EDT

Study: Virginia ranks as 6th best state for retirement

While the warm weather in states like Florida or Arizona may make them a popular choice when deciding where to live after your working years, the study considered other factors, including cost of living, access to medical care and crime.

Monday - 05/06/2013, 11:43am EDT

D.C. primary election date could be pushed back to June

Some District lawmakers are proposing legislation that would move back D.C.'s 2014 primary election by more than two months

Tuesday - 04/30/2013, 07:23am EDT

Unions to face off with Montgomery Co. Council, residents over raises

The Montgomery County Council on Monday will debate three polarizing contract agreements that would give thousands of union employees double-digit pay raises over two years.

Monday - 04/22/2013, 06:20am EDT

Buildings linked to Armenian Genocide museum to be razed

The owner of three vacant commercial buildings in the heart of downtown D.C., all tied inexorably to the sputtering Armenian Genocide Museum project, has applied to knock them down.

Friday - 04/19/2013, 03:49pm EDT

Artisphere over budget for third straight year

Arlington's Artisphere is over budget for the third year in a row and needs an extra $800,000 from the county to stay afloat.

Thursday - 04/18/2013, 07:38am EDT

MyEyeDr. launches major expansion

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 10:42am EDT

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab nearing deal to open in downtown D.C.

The proprietor of Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab is in the final stages of negotiations for its first outpost east of Chicago in an 18,000-square-foot former bank branch a block from the White House.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 07:04pm EDT

Comcast SportsNet keeps D.C. United deal

Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic LP has signed a three-year extension to carry some D.C. United games.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 06:01pm EDT

D.C. named most expensive market in country

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 10:32am EDT

Developer sues Metro and D.C. Council member Jim Graham over land deal

Developer Banneker Ventures is suing D.C. Council member Jim Graham in connection with a disputed Metro real estate deal on Florida Avenue NW that Graham was involved in during his tenure on the transit agency's board of directors.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 06:42am EDT

Md. universities expect to grow enrollment 15 percent by 2023

University System of Maryland schools are expecting enrollment to grow about 15 percent over the next 10 years.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 01:24am EDT

Safeway opens newly renovated store in Alexandria

Safeway Inc. has reopened a newly renovated location at the Belle View Shopping Center in Alexandria.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 03:51am EDT

'Large retailer' bill would require higher wages in D.C.

A D.C. Council bill that would require large retailers to pay higher wages will get a hearing next Wednesday before the Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs committee.

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 12:50am EDT

Rosetta Stone layoffs mostly skip Arlington, hit Harrisonburg

Layoffs announced Tuesday by Rosetta Stone Inc., a maker of language-learning software, will mostly spare its Arlington headquarters, which will lose nine positions under organizational shifts the company is making.

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 07:55pm EDT

Philly restauranteur Stephen Starr tapping D.C. market

Since he opened The Continental in Philadelphia nearly two decades ago, Stephen Starr has had his eye on D.C. Now a Starr restaurant in the District is finally happening, as he prepares to open Le Diplomate on 14th Street NW later this month.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 10:22am EST

D.C. Taxicab Commission says Uber charges illegal tips

The D.C. Taxicab Commission says taxi and sedan service Uber is charging an automatic 20 percent tip on cab rides booked through its app or website, a practice the agency says is illegal.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 05:56am EST

Ted Leonsis to co-lead as interim Groupon chief

Groupon Inc. Co-chairman Ted Leonsis will jointly lead the Chicago-based daily deal giant while its board seeks a permanent replacement for Andrew Mason.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 05:52pm EST

Busboys and Poets to open in Takoma, considers Brookland

Busboys and Poets will bring its quirky combination of coffeehouse, restaurant and neighborhood gathering place to D.C.'s Takoma neighborhood in 2014.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 10:26am EST

Sen. Elizabeth Warren buys Penn Quarter condo

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has purchased a Penn Quarter condo for $740,000.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 02:45am EST

Prince William hospital rebranded Novant Health

Nonprofit hospital operator Novant Heath will rebrand its 13 hospitals in four states under one name, including Prince William Hospital.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 06:59pm EST

2012 is most profitable year ever for Washington-area banks

Banks based in the Washington area are coming off their most profitable year ever, according to data released Tuesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 04:17pm EST

D.C. ranks 1st in car affordability

Ever see the rows of German luxury cars lining the streets in D.C. and wonder how all those people can afford them? As it turns out, Washington-area residents have a lot more money to spend on their cars than people do in any other major U.S. city.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 12:11pm EST

Renaissance wraps $30M downtown D.C. hotel renovation

Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. has completed a $30 million renovation of rooms and suites at its Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 01:24pm EST

Green D.C. home to take 2,700-mile journey

Catholic University of America was issued a permit Friday to construct a single-family "unit" at 620 Michigan Ave. NE, on its campus. New student housing? Faculty residence? Nope.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 10:43am EST
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