Washington Business Journal

A Maryland school district wants to snoop on students to keep them safe

Spying on students to keep them safe.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 07:09am EDT

Mike Isabella to take on old rival in Bravo's 'Top Chef Duels'

Mike Isabella took some time out of his busy schedule growing his D.C. area restaurant empire to head back to Bravo for another round of ''Top Chef.''

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 12:53pm EDT

A new frontier in parenting: How to cope when your millennial comes home

After tossing and turning since switching off the light at 10:30 p.m., you finally hear a key in the front door at 2 a.m. You listen to the quiet footsteps of your 25-year-old son as he heads upstairs and off to bed, then sigh and finally drift off.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 12:42pm EDT

D.C. is America's 'coolest' city? That's what Forbes says

Washington, D.C. offers plenty to do and enough of a young population for Forbes to rank the city No. 1 on its 2014 list of America's Coolest Cities.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 12:16pm EDT

Median incomes for four-person households in D.C., Maryland now top six figures

The District is now in the upper echelon of highest income states, with an estimated six-figure median income for four-person households.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 12:15pm EDT

It's not a typo: Apartments in The Woodley priced at up to $12,000 a month

The JBG Cos. sold its 212-unit The Woodley apartments by the Woodley Park Metro for a record-setting $195 million, or roughly $920,000 per unit earlier this year.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 11:42am EDT

D.C. startup focuses on hybrid electric bikes and it's quite a Riide

Jeff Stefanis and Amber Wason have their Riide startup headquarters in an old rowhouse near Howard University's campus in D.C. They're building bikes. But not just any bikes. These are hybrid electric bikes for urban commuters.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 07:18am EDT

Copperwood Tavern to Loudoun, Mighty Pint changes and other new restaurant news

Restaurateur Reese Gardner is at it again, this time with a lease to open a second location of his Shirlington restaurant Copperwood Tavern in Loudoun County.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 02:42pm EDT

PX's Todd Thrasher mixes it up with Parisian bartender to boost Alexandria tourism

The city of Alexandria has its eye on French tourists, and tourism officials think they've found the perfect way to welcome them with a cocktail, of course.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 05:18am EDT

14th St.'s nine lives

From auto row, to civil unrest, to red-light district, to a burgeoning commercial corridor filled with restaurants and retail, 14th Street NW is now one of the hottest areas of the city.

Friday - 08/01/2014, 06:00am EDT

First opponent to Chuck Kuhn's proposed Loudoun heliport now a heliport supporter

Months before Chuck Kuhn submitted his request to install a heliport on his 540-acre Purcellville-area farm, a neighbor fired off an email to Loudoun County slamming the idea.

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 10:36am EDT

Prada opens Thursday at Tysons Galleria

Tysons Galleria will count Prada among its list of luxury brand names come Thursday.

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 02:27pm EDT

Barmini's Devin Gong on his plans for H Street NE's Copycat Co.

Devin Gong is taking his well-regarded bartending talents from Barmini to H Street Northeast.

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 11:29am EDT

Cirque du Soleil heads to new National Harbor site with Amaluna

Cirque du Soleil has a new home at National Harbor, and a more centrally-located one at that.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 09:58pm EDT

GSA narrows FBI search to Springfield, Prince George's sites

The General Services Administration on Tuesday named three sites.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Fort Belvoir janitors strike over grievance process... and pay to drive the corporate car?

Fort Belvoir janitors went on strike for a change in how grievances are processed and for added pay to drive the corporate car?

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 12:58pm EDT

What does PETA think of Ben's Chili Bowl?

Ben's Chili Bowl is a lot of things to a lot of people, but vegetarians aren't the first people that come to mind.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 12:09pm EDT

New digs for Steak 'n Egg Kitchen to include apartments

A new mixed-use project planned in Northwest D.C. may be the perfect solution to the late-night munchies.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 11:17am EDT

Janitors at Fort Belvoir could walk off the job tomorrow

Janitors for Fort Belvoir will strike Tuesday morning if the Atlanta-based federal contractor they work for refuses to come to the table to renegotiate the terms of their contract.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 01:11pm EDT

D.C. moves quickly to get Height Act changes on the books

The District is moving quickly to enact rules that will allow developers to take advantage of key changes in the recently amended federal Height Act.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 11:20am EDT

How to avoid summer hotel, vacation and sports ticket scams

The high volume of travel plans and tickets purchased online offers cyber criminals the opportunity to target consumers, travel and ticketing websites for personal profit.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 10:08am EDT

Sneak peek: RareSweets coming to CityCenterDC (and it's not too 'cutesy')

RareSweets owner and pastry chef Meredith Tomason might not have been able to articulate how she wanted her new CityCenterDC bakery to look, but she knew exactly what she didn't want. It involved words like "cutesy," "lacey" and "feminine."

Friday - 07/25/2014, 05:18pm EDT

What's the best way to diagnose a stroke? MedStar Washington has an idea

Most hospitals use CT scans as their default first-line test to diagnose stroke, but a local hospital takes a different approach.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 04:24pm EDT

Earn airline miles by parking or eating at BWI

You can earn frequent flier miles by flying, and now you can earn them by flying from BWI.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 12:02pm EDT

Own a drone? Here's where you can fly it

If you own a drone, you need to know where you can and cannot fly it.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 09:13am EDT

Three Little Pigs plans new 'meat-ing' space, expanded lunch menu

The next stop for Petworth's Three Little Pigs is actually just one flight up.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 04:53pm EDT

Exclusive: Tory Burch on life 'perpetually' out of her comfort zone and why big risks pay big dividends

It's been 10 years since Tory Burch opened her first retail store on Elizabeth Street in New York City, and what started as buzz over medallioned ballet flats and vintage-chic tunics, is now a full-blown roar.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:57am EDT

Washington among best cities for millennial homebuyers

The homeownership rate among Americans under 35 years old has dropped to 36 percent from 42 percent less than a decade ago, but the National Association of Realtors says there are metropolitan areas where millennial homeownership is likely to grow in coming years.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:15am EDT

Dave & Buster's has 30 days to leave White Flint

Dave & Buster's has lost its court fight to keep its restaurant at White Flint Mall open.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:05am EDT

Level 2 Development buys development site near Union Market

Level 2 Development, part of the team working with Edens to remake part of the 45-acre Union Market in Northeast D.C., is spreading out with plans to redevelop another site nearby.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 06:41am EDT
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