Washington Business Journal
In 2008, Ja'Net Adams' household income dropped from $90,000 to $25,000 when she was laid off from her job as a pharmaceutical rep.
The D.C. region's largest electrical contractor abruptly shut down a little more than a month ago, forcing more than 700 employees to find new jobs and dozens of general contractors and sureties to find replacement firms to finish out the company's work.
A second project now underway, immediately north of where the I-95 Express Lanes end, will bring additional congestion relief to the Washington area's busiest stretch of highway, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Interstate 395 at Seminary carries roughly 200,000 vehicles per day.
D.C.'s Department of Public Works has begun writing parking tickets — at the attention-grabbing sum of $100 — for any vehicle blocking the streetcar's path down H Street from Union Station to the Anacostia River.
Stanford Grill is the latest restaurant headed to Montgomery County, with a new lease signed for a 400-seat restaurant at 2000 Tower Oaks Blvd.
Jennifer Jackson of the Harlem-based company Not Just Tea has decided to take her chances on D.C.
POV rooftop lounge at the W Hotel Washington D.C. has been closed for just more than a month, and we're now getting a better look at what the renovated lounge will offer when it reopens in September.
With little fanfare, the Arlington County Board in April unanimously moved to tweak its "technology zone" incentives, expanding the types of businesses eligible to receive a break on their business license (BPOL) tax. Most importantly, the incentives could now be applied to retain growing tech businesses already in the county, not just attract new ones.
Beer was taking over the house. Bottles lined the living room and New Belgium T-shirts were sprawled across what would be the baby's nursery. They had more square feet in beer than in furniture.
Five Guys Burgers and Fries is test-marketing a customizable milkshake on its menu at a few locations, including stores in Alexandria, Stafford and Lorton. Bacon is among the 10 "mix-ins" you can add.
True Food Kitchen, the healthy-food focused restaurant from Phoenix-based Fox Restaurant Concepts coming to Mosaic District in Merrifield next month, is all about compromise.
The Giant at O Street Market in D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood opened to "oohs and ahhs" last fall, with its historic two-story architecture, wine and beer bar and huge selection of prepared foods. Now it's been recognized with a national design award.
Inc. Magazine's 2014 list of the country's fastest-growing private companies includes 33 in the Washington area, including one in the top 5, and four in the top 50.
Most any pro football fan can make a reasonable guess at the most valuable team in the National Football League. It's the Dallas Cowboys. Always the Dallas Cowboys. Eight years in a row atop Forbes' annual report on NFL team valuations.
After 10 years at the acclaimed CityZen restaurant in D.C.'s Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Executive Chef Eric Ziebold is striking out on his own.
There's been a lot of apartment construction in the District in the last few years, but most of it is at the high end of the market. And that has led to a dearth of more affordable housing.
They say money doesn't grow on trees, but some chefs around D.C. are finding some of it growing on tomato plants.
Supervalu Inc. has not said how many consumers were affected by a recent credit card data breach, but one security expert believes the number of credit card accounts involved could be "in the millions."
Bethesda-based Honest Tea Inc. just concluded its month-long social experiment to see how honest people are, and D.C. residents passed the test with flying colors.
JetBlue Airways Corp., one of several airlines expanding at Reagan National Airport thanks to slot divestitures of the newly merged American Airlines and US Airways, will add twice daily service from Reagan National to Jacksonville, Florida.
Peter Chang, the chef whose Virginia restaurants serve some of the most sought-after Chinese food on the East Coast, is making his way into the D.C. region
Looks like Georgetown may soon be saying goodbye to "the friendliest bar in town." Mr. Smith's, the longtime M Street watering hole known for its daily piano sing-alongs, will close at the end of the month.
The project will offer "small-unit" (SB-Urban does not use the term "micro") furnished rental apartments "with distinctive shared living spaces for people who live a very urban and career-prioritized lifestyle."
D.C. Beer Week is here and ready to provide an entirely different kind of hangover.
True Food Kitchen, the latest restaurant to join the Mosaic District development in Merrifield, aims to open Sept. 23.
The Pentagon is stepping in to help people find their cars.
How many more unique, chef-owned restaurants, artisan charcuterie producers and craft cocktail bars have to open before D.C. sheds the power-lunch persona?
Boss School is a partnership between the Kauffman Foundation — one of the foremost nonprofits dedicated to entrepreneurship — and the startup Hello Fearless, a Kansas-City-based online entrepreneurial school that transforms "bold women into brave entrepreneurs."
Prepare for the pork bun obsession, D.C. David Chang is indeed bringing his Momofuku restaurant to the District as part of the massive CityCenterDC development.
The JBG Cos. has filed plans with the D.C. Zoning Commission for a 13-story, 290-unit apartment building immediately north of Nationals Park, with two levels of retail and three levels of below-grade parking.
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