Washington Business Journal
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.
Black Friday used to be a day. Now, if you're a Wal-Mart shopper, it's becoming a full five-day affair.
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.
Starbucks has another new holiday drink up its cardboard cup sleeves.
D.C. can wave goodbye to its last traditional car dealership. Ourisman Volkswagen is burning rubber for a new, roomier home in Bethesda.
Two of D.C.'s cultural institutions in the restaurant and retailing world will join forces next year when Politics and Prose begins curating the retail book operations at most locations of Busboys & Poets.
It took a barrage of angry customer phone calls, letters and social media ranting, but the coffee giant has rescinded its plans to discontinue the seasonal drink.
Ottoman Taverna, a full-service Turkish restaurant from Alba Osteria and Pizza Autentica owner Hakhan Ilhan, will be the latest addition to Mount Vernon Triangle when it opens next fall.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's proposal to build a new soccer stadium for D.C. United at Buzzard Point would generate about $109.4 million in net fiscal benefits and support nearly 1,700 full time jobs in the District over the next three decades.
The latest culinary coup for CityCenterDC: Fig & Olive, the Mediterranean restaurant from French chef Pascal Lorange, will join the development in 2015.
To the displeasure of nearby residents, CSX has won Federal Highway Administration approval of a plan to rebuild and expand a 100-year-old freight railroad tunnel in Southeast.
CityCenterDC will add an outdoors brand to its retail mix: Canadian outfitter Arc'teryx. It will be the brand's fourth store in the U.S. and its first one on the East Coast.
D.C. will get its first Laotian restaurant later this month with the opening of Thip Khao, an eatery featuring the cuisine of Laos from chef Seng Luangraph of Falls Church's Bangkok Golden restaurant.
Here's a troubling trend for the housing market: First-time buyers now account for only one-third of all home purchases, the lowest share since 1987.
Lower Barracks Row will finally get its beer garden.
"Top Chef" alum Mike Isabella may have ended his relationship with the first D.C. Mexican restaurant he was involved in — Georgetown's Bandolero— but the chef didn't lose his taste for the casual cantina cuisine he helped spearhead there.
On Friday, Victor Hoskins, the county's deputy chief administrative officer for economic development, led the third and final brainstorming session for activating New Carrollton, to get the area within one mile of Metro "off the ground." Flower markets? Food trucks? Concerts? All on the table.
Sometimes area buildings can fall into the category of eerie or spooky, especially when you know the stories that help fill out the images.
The District's big plans for its overhauled central library have expanded, though a mixed-use addition remains an option for the downtown landmark.
Nobody likes a long airport layover, but for travelers who find themselves with lots of time on their hands at Reagan National Airport, Metro makes it possible to do a little sightseeing.
There are significantly more "zombie foreclosures" in the Washington area than there were a year ago.
Baltimore and Bethesda provide good career prospects for military veterans looking to transition to a private sector or public agency job, according to a report from insurance company USAA.
EquityEats is a new online restaurant funding platform, which seeks investments from accredited investors looking to put money into food and beverage.
Redfin's " 10 Best U.S. Cities to Be a Vampire" is based on late-night bar hours and the number of cloudy days, blood banks, blood drives and houses for sale near cemeteries. Washington ranks No. 6.
A downtown hotel is now offering one of the world's most-exclusive vehicles as an amenity.
With the chance of an in-flight meal slim — and usually unpalatable when it is on offer — we transform our airport "dwell time" into meal time.
All of us — the carnivores, anyway — have been there. You splurge on a beautiful cut of steak in a restaurant, knowing full well you can't finish all 20-some ounces typical of a steakhouse portion.
Low-cost carrier WOW Air will start its first U.S.-to-Iceland service at BWI/Marshall Airport and Boston's Logan Airport.
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