Washington Business Journal

Harris Teeter to open store on Wisconsin Ave. in Bethesda

Harris Teeter Inc. has signed a 20-year lease for a 50,000-square-foot store in Bethesda at 8300 Wisconsin Ave.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 10:44am EST

St. Regis Bar and lobby gets new look

The St. Regis Washington, D.C. has completely revamped its bar and lobby area to look like an old-school English club.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 10:28am EST

Maryland casino revenue drops in January

Maryland casino revenue decreased 2 percent in January, with Hollywood Casino Perryville figures continuing to slide.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 01:18am EST

Security upgrades at Hoover Building may liven up dull block

The General Services Administration is eyeing a long, drab but well traveled D.C. block for a series of pedestrian-friendly upgrades.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 04:53pm EST

Old Ox Brewery, a family affair, to launch in Loudoun Co.

Loudoun County's newest brewery will be a family affair. Chris Burns and his wife, with his father Graham Burns and mother Mary, expect to launch Old Ox Brewery later this year from an Ashburn industrial space.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 10:47am EST

Lien released against Georgetown Cupcake

The D.C. tax office has released its lien against Georgetown Cupcake less than 24 hours after it filed over nearly $190,000 in unpaid sales taxes.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 03:32pm EST

Prince George's Co. planning for $152M budget shortfall

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker said the county is expecting a $152.2 million shortfall as officials plan the fiscal 2014 budget.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 06:29am EST

Two Georgetown grads launch angel network for Hoya alumni

Here's another sign that angel clubs are again picking up momentum: Meet Georgetown Alumni Angels, founded by Joshua Siegel and Andrew Romans.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 12:41pm EST

In winning the FBI, Loudoun County could lose $6M a year

Loudoun County could wind up losing $6 million a year if it is unfortunate enough to win one of the region’s most highly sought-after federal agencies.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 11:24am EST

Bowie candy shop owner named Food Network's 'Sweet Genius'

Food Network reality show "Sweet Genius" last week named Bowie resident Tamarra Thomas the winning contestant on the show, a competition where chefs battle it out to create desserts in timed challenges with surprise ingredients/

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 02:24am EST

D.C. catering practices under review after club shooting

An investigation into a weekend shooting at a Northeast D.C. club has led authorities to probe a broader question: whether some establishments in the city are using catering companies to skirt liquor licensing laws and operate as bars under the District's radar.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 01:00am EST

Dulles International makes cut for good business travel services

The Travel Leaders Group ranks airports in Atlanta and Charlotte as the best for connecting flights, based on surveys with member travel agents.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 01:34pm EST

D.C. getting an STK steakhouse geared toward women

STK, a steakhouse geared toward female customers, is opening its first restaurant in Washington.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 11:31am EST

Bethesda to get Roti Mediterranean Grill

Chicago-based Roti Mediterranean Grill continues its Washington expansion, opening a restaurant in Bethesda in March.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 10:32am EST

George Mason University project likely to snarl traffic

A construction project intended to reduce traffic congestion around George Mason University's Fairfax Campus has begun and is likely to snarl traffic.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 10:24am EST

District's top 25 delinquent taxpayers owe $3.25M

The District's top 25 delinquent taxpayers, a collection of individuals and businesses from D.C. to Illinois to South Carolina to Paris, owe more than $3.25 million, the D.C. tax office reports.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 09:30pm EST

Lottery subcontractor not allowed to bid on lucrative contract

The D.C.-based subcontractor behind the District's controversial 2009 lottery procurement has been told it will not be allowed to compete for a separate, lucrative lottery deal.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 02:48pm EST

Protein Bar bulks up Ballston

Chicago-based Protein Bar, whose light fare menu includes high-protein drinks, chili, soups, salads and its signature, low calorie Bar-ritos, is opening a second Washington location in Ballston this week.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 12:13pm EST

Jack's Boathouse owner doesn't believe Park Service owns leased land

The National Park Service is trying to move quickly in awarding a new contract for the waterfront space currently housed by Jack's Boathouse.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 10:27am EST

Leesburg's Lost Creek Winery sold for $2.3M

The Loudoun County Department of Economic Development announced on Tuesday that Leesburg's Lost Creek Vineyards and Winery was sold for $2.3 million to Hampton Roads Holdings Inc. by owners Bob and Carol Hauck.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 06:52am EST

FBI looks to build firing range in Prince William County

It's not a new headquarters, but the FBI is looking to build something in Prince William County: A firing range.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 03:22pm EST

Tally Ho Theatre seeking renaissance

After more than eight decades, Tally Ho Theatre is seeking a rebirth.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 10:34am EST

Loudoun County community fights potential school closure

Loudoun County is considering the possibility of closing the doors on Lincoln Elementary, but dozens of members of the community won't let it go away quietly.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 10:23am EST

D.C. taxicabs will allow credit cards by March 30

The D.C. Taxicab Commission, abandoning the effort for a standardize citywide smart meter, instead will issue regulations this week requiring all District taxis to accept credit cards by March 30.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 07:01am EST

Property values eyed in Montgomery County

Montgomery County's inspector general issued a report on Friday urging the county to be more diligent in challenging commercial property assessments conducted by the state, some of which appear to be unusually low.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 06:20am EST

D.C. extends public comment period on new building codes

The District government has extended the public comment period on D.C.'s extensive new building codes through Feb. 22.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 05:23pm EST

Logan Circle, Dupont Circle most popular D.C. housing markets

Houses and apartments in Logan Circle and Dupont Circle were on the market an average of just 22 days before being sold in December, the fastest-selling neighborhoods in D.C. last month.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 10:43am EST

Tareq Salahi company owes $34,000 to limo service

A company founded by Tareq Salahi, the White House party crasher and Virginia gubernatorial hopeful, owes RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation $34,000, the company claims.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 05:12am EST

5 area companies make Fortune Best Places to Work list

Navy Federal Credit Union was the highest-ranked local company, at No. 56, up from No. 95 last year.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 12:25pm EST
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