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Tips to take the stress out of spring cleaning

The official start to spring means it's officially time to give your house a good scrub -- especially after the abuse it endured during this long winter of snow, salt and mud.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 07:13am EDT

Tags: spring, spring cleaning, Kim Myles,

Local family gelato business opens D.C. factory

A local family gelato business is expanding to a 4,000-square-foot factory and tasting room in D.C.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 03:12pm EDT

Tags: gelato, Dolcezza, gelato factory

5 steps to finding happiness at work

If your typical work day starts with dread, contains a bit of gloom and ends with a feeling of disappointment and frustration, 87 percent of the world knows where you're coming from.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 07:06am EDT

Tags: Christie Mims, The Revolutionary Club, career, job, passion

D.C. sommelier 'duels' Irish whiskey, single malt expertise

Those looking to get an education in a celebrated slice of Irish culture can find one on a long mahogany bar in a curved glass at Rí Rá's The Whiskey Room.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 04:19pm EDT

Tags: The Whiskey Room, Rachael Ewing, whiskey

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D.C.'s apartment trend tends toward 'micro'

D.C. will soon see what it's like to experience tiny living in an apartment with the boom of interest in micro-units.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 10:12am EDT

Tags: micro-units, small apartments, apartments, D.C.,

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Capital Hustle turns tamales into dough with 'Mexican Cowboy'

Two longtime D.C. friends are helping under-served businesses overcome their obstacles with creative campaigns.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 10:22am EDT

Tags: Capital Hustle, tamales, Mexican Cowboy, Emiliano Ruprah, Carlos Martin del Campo,

Is the monocle the next big trend for D.C.?

The New York Times says the monocle will be the next big trend. But will it transfer to D.C.?

Friday - 03/07/2014, 10:36am EST

Tags: monocle, New York Times, fashion,

From vegetables to chickens, backyard farming on the rise

The U.S. has seen a decline in farms in the last 25 years. One growing response is the rise of backyard farms.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 07:13am EST

Tags: backyard farming, gardening, Celebrating FOOD!, Susan James

The buzz grows louder: More people turn to beekeeping

With one-third of our food supply linked to honeybee pollination, locals are taking beekeeping in their own hands.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 12:37pm EST

Tags: bees, beekeeping, honeybee

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Chickpeas please D.C. eaters, 'Today' show viewers

D.C.-based 2Armadillos makes and sells crispy chickpeas. With a little national exposure, business for the new company is booming.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 09:28am EST

Tags: 2Armadillos, chickpea, "Today" show, D.C., snacks

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