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

Security needs will narrow field of possible FBI HQ sites

As the time draws near for the General Services Administration to reveal which properties will be considered as the possible new home for the Federal Bureau of Investigation's headquarters, it's becoming clear security is going to be a major concern.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 07:38am EDT

Edens throws latest pitch for Union Market: Offices, theater, retail and maybe residential

The transformation of the Florida Avenue Market continues with Edens Realty Inc.'s latest pitch to the D.C. Zoning Commission, this time for more than 500,000 square feet of retail, entertainment, office and possibly residential on and around the Market building.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 06:33am EDT

This really is the most expensive condo in the D.C. metro area

Records are made to be broken, but there's a new one in town that could be pretty tough to beat any time soon.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 02:43pm EDT

Westover Beer Garden brewpub expansion gets name, opening date

The Germans perfected the beer garden. The Westover Beer Garden will pay homage to those roots by giving its second location a German name.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 10:59am EDT

Mars family is America's third-richest dynasty

The Mars family, whose wealth has been built on America's sweet tooth, ranks No. 3 on Forbes'new list of America's Richest Families.

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 03:22pm EDT

Adams Morgan lifts moratorium on restaurant liquor licenses, but not taverns, nightclubs

D.C.'s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board lifted a five-year moratorium on restaurant liquor licenses Wednesday, but chose to keep in place the ban on new tavern or nightclub licenses.

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 11:15am EDT

Here's what D.C. will collect for allowing ads on Capital Bikeshare stations (hint: millions)

It's time for the District to capitalize on its popular Capital Bikeshare program.

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 10:36am EDT

Another 400 apartment units coming to booming Tysons Corner

Greystar plans to start work soon on a 34-story high-rise near the Silver Line's Spring Hill Metro station to be called Elan Tysons West after acquiring the development site earlier this month from a a joint venture including The Georgelas Group LLC. The 400-unit high-rise, with about 6,500 square feet of ground-floor retail, is just one of several parcels Georgelas took through the Fairfax County entitlement process.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 03:29pm EDT

Miriam's Kitchen broadens reach to housing

Miriam's Kitchen is now administering a program under a contract with the Department of Human Services to get more of D.C.'s homeless permanently off the streets.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 02:51pm EDT

Food, ambiance: Well-insured employees? D.C. group looks to help restaurants expand benefits

Last week, Industree, a new D.C. hospitality trade group, opened a health exchange for D.C. area restaurants and bars.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 04:20pm EDT

District Taco looks to the big leagues, including health care coverage

Local Mexican chain District Taco now boasts four locations with a fifth on the way and more than 100 full- and part-time employees, which means it's time to make things "more legit," including in the area of health care, according to owner Osiris Hoil.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 03:11pm EDT

LivingSocial CFO John Bax to step down

John Bax will step down this month as chief financial officer of LivingSocial Inc., leaving a role he's held since 2010. Dan Federico, LivingSocial's treasurer and vice president of finance, has been tapped to replace the outgoing CFO.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 03:08pm EDT
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