Washington Business Journal

Congress less liked than witches, IRS, hemorrhoids

While Congress tries to settle its differences in the midst of a partial government shutdown, Americans have united in holding hemorrhoids in higher regard than those holding office.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 02:57pm EDT

6 reasons you hate your job... plus a plan to do something about it

A recent Gallup poll shows some distressing numbers: 30 percent of U.S. workers say they are engaged with their jobs, 50 percent are "non-engaged," and 20 percent say they are "actively disengaged."

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 10:04am EDT

Ann Taylor to close in Old Town Alexandria

The Ann Taylor store in Old Town Alexandria will close early next year, making way for a new retail tenant in the space.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 05:51pm EDT

Government shutdown grows more likely; how bad would that be?

How much economic damage would a government shutdown cause?

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 10:20pm EDT

Adrian Fenty joins Perkins Coie in Silicon Valley

Former D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty has joined Perkins Coie LLP in Silicon Valley.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 04:37pm EDT

Georgetown projects forced to stop work, possibly in error

The District government was busy on Grace Street Thursday.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 04:26pm EDT

Mayor Gray talks living wage bill veto on CNBC

Friday - 09/13/2013, 02:24pm EDT

Mike Isabella opening new restaurant in Arlington

"Top Chef" alum Mike Isabella's next project will be a Greek restaurant in Arlington's Ballston neighborhood. Kapnos Taverna, a sister to the recently opened Kapnos on 14th Street NW in D.C., will open in the summer of 2014.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 09:36am EDT

Shake Shack to open in Union Station, Tysons

New York burger icon Shake Shack will open two more Washington locations, including its first outside the District.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 04:43pm EDT

National Harbor outlets prepare for hiring frenzy in advance of November opening

Retail addicts take note: The Tanger Outlets at National Harbor will be open in time for Black Friday.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 02:48pm EDT

The latest small business haven: Loudoun County

New lending data suggests Loudoun County has emerged as a major growth area for small businesses.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 05:41pm EDT

D.C. police nix Netflix's 'House of Cards' motorcade shoot

D.C. has enough trouble luring high-end film and television productions without the Metropolitan Police Department throwing up barricades, but that’s what happened one recent Saturday with “House of Cards.”

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 03:12pm EDT
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Virginia 9th in the nation for car-ownership costs

Virginia commuters put a lot of miles on their vehicles, spending more on gas and maintenance than most as a result.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 01:38pm EDT

Frager's rethinking its bid to raze iconic storefront

The owner of Frager's Hardware is reconsidering his bid to raze what's left of his fire-ravaged, approximately block-long Capitol Hill storefront.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 12:43pm EDT

Chantilly, Ocean City named "Top eCities"

Google Inc. has named one city in each state as its 2013 eCity, selecting towns and cities where small businesses make the most of the Internet and social media.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 11:57am EDT

The Fresh Market coming to Falls Church

High-end grocery store The Fresh Market will anchor a new mixed-use development in Falls Church slated to open in fall 2014.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 12:28pm EDT

Four Washington-area towns make Money Magazine's top-earning list

From polo clubs to gourmet grocery stores, four Washington-area towns make the list of America's 25 top-earning towns to live.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 03:01pm EDT

Mad Fox Brewing Co. expanding to D.C.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 04:06pm EDT

Washington Nationals sue insurer over ballplayer age fraud

The Washington Nationals is suing a Philadelphia insurance company to collect $1 million under an employee fraud and theft policy

Monday - 08/12/2013, 01:22pm EDT
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