BlackBerry will give $550 to iPhone users to switch

Yes, that once-ubiquitous device maker BlackBerry Ltd. is still around. And if you're an iPhone user, the company would like to talk to you about what it will take to get you to make the switch to its square-screened BlackBerry Passport.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 01:16pm EST

Local boutiques partner with Etsy vendors for Small Business Saturday

Local retailers in the D.C. area are taking "shop small" to a new level this weekend for Small Business Saturday, with plans to feature individual Etsy producers and their products in trunk shows at stores throughout the region.

Monday - 11/24/2014, 04:53pm EST

Ratsie's in College Park to close, Nando's Peri-Peri to take over

Savor your pizza and calzones while ye may, Maryland students. Ratsie's, the pizza joint that has served thousands in College Park over the past 25 years, will close in September 2015, according to its owner, Mike Falamoun.

Monday - 11/24/2014, 02:15pm EST

Uber will deliver your cranberry sauce

Uber drivers in the Washington metro have more than a spare tire and bottled water in their trunks right now: They're stocked with "Thanksgiving essentials," for your last-minute needs.

Monday - 11/24/2014, 12:47pm EST

Former Truland employees still awaiting 401(k) funds

It's been four months since the D.C. region's largest electrical contractor abruptly shut down, and the former employees of Reston-based Truland Group Inc. are still waiting to get access to their pension funds.

Monday - 11/24/2014, 08:04am EST

Salvation Army weighs moving from D.C. to Northern Virginia

The Salvation Army command overseeing the D.C. region is considering pulling up the stakes on its Pennsylvania Avenue NW headquarters and relocating to Northern Virginia for the right price.

Monday - 11/24/2014, 02:47am EST

AstraZeneca plots $200 million expansion in Frederick

Drug giant AstraZeneca will expand its biologics manufacturing center in Frederick, Maryland, and add hundreds of jobs to its operations there.

Friday - 11/21/2014, 01:48pm EST

Md. rolls out $100M program to help Prince George's homebuyers

Prince George's County was one of the hardest-hit parts of Maryland during the foreclosure crisis, and now a new program is aimed at boosting homeownership there.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 05:08pm EST

Stafford County aims to get plugged into the data center business

Stafford County leaders, with the backing of Dominion Virginia Power, are now hoping to change how business is attracted.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 04:44pm EST

Baltimore house flippers could double their money

If you want to buy a rundown house, fix it up and sell it, you might get the best return on your investment in Baltimore.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 02:20pm EST

8 ways to master holiday networking

The season of holiday parties is coming up, and with many professionally oriented events, it may be time to brush up on your networking skills.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 08:39am EST

Fairfax board approves Westpark Plaza, 1.4 million more square feet for Tysons

The Tysons boom continued Tuesday as the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved Westpark Plaza, a 1.4 million-square-foot, three-tower development that could bring as many as 2,275 new residents to a parcel located a quarter of a mile from Metro.

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 06:54pm EST

Sweetgreen eyes West Coast buildout with Steve Case-led investment

D.C.-based Sweetgreen Inc., a farm-to-table restaurant chain focused on healthy foods, has landed $18.5 million from Steve Case's Revolution Growth for a buildout on the West Coast.

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 11:10am EST

Hilton, Marriott to change cancellation policies

It was probably just a matter of time, wasn't it?

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 10:35am EST

Busboys and Poets heading to Anacostia in 2016

Busboys and Poets, the combination restaurant, bookstore and event venue that has helped invigorate many of the region's neighborhoods, is headed to Anacostia's main drag in D.C.'s Ward 8 come 2016.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 10:27pm EST

Cabela's plans Gainesville store

Camping and hunting megastore chain Cabela's Inc. will open a location in Gainesville, its third new store announced for Virginia.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 05:21pm EST

Arlington No. 1 for young entrepreneurs

Tuesday is National Entrepreneur Day, and financial planning site NerdWallet ranks Arlington the No. 1 place for young adults to start a business.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 10:05am EST

Proposal: Expand Wi-Fi to 10M more students

A proposed increase in the E-Rate program is designed to bring high-speed broadband and Wi-Fi access to more schools and libraries.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 04:46am EST

National Children's Museum to leave National Harbor, seek space in D.C.

The National Children's Museum wants to be back in D.C. after a two-year stint at National Harbor.

Monday - 11/17/2014, 03:43pm EST

How HGTV and the art of delegation helped Jennifer Adams build a multimillion-dollar brand

Television gave Adams the platform she needed to transform her interior design company into a national, product-based brand.

Monday - 11/17/2014, 03:18pm EST

8 ways to prevent dozing off at your next meeting

It is estimated that employees spend 35 percent to 60 percent of their workdays in meetings.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 01:54pm EST

Playboy's favorite D.C. spots for breakfast

You can eat like a Playboy in D.C.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 01:34pm EST

BWI/Marshall Airport to offer free parking over the holidays. But don't linger.

If you're picking up or dropping off family or friends at BWI/Marshall Airport over the holidays, you can get very convenient parking for free. But don't linger too long.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 10:29am EST

Restaurant roundup: Hill Country, Carmine's vets team up for new BBQ joint, another District Taco

Coming soon to Leesburg: A combination barbecue joint and live entertainment venue at the Wegman's-anchored Village at Leesburg shopping center.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 01:32pm EST

With another delay, Loudoun may be driving Wawa away

Wawa's bid to open its first Loudoun store is expected to earn county board approval next month. Given the company's two-plus year ordeal to drive the Dulles-area project through the pipeline, it may ultimately be the only one.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 06:00am EST

Wal-Mart making a big change to its Black Friday strategy

Black Friday used to be a day. Now, if you're a Wal-Mart shopper, it's becoming a full five-day affair.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 07:39am EST

Ugly Mug looks to expand, D.C. Pizza, Nando's opening

The Ugly Mug, one of Barracks Row's quintessential watering holes, is attempting to expand to its second floor, though the proposal is facing some pushback from the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 03:20pm EST

Move over, Pumpkin Spice Latte. There's a new holiday beverage in town.

Starbucks has another new holiday drink up its cardboard cup sleeves.

Monday - 11/10/2014, 09:37am EST
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