Washington Business Journal
The Mars family, whose wealth has been built on America's sweet tooth, ranks No. 3 on Forbes'new list of America's Richest Families.
D.C.'s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board lifted a five-year moratorium on restaurant liquor licenses Wednesday, but chose to keep in place the ban on new tavern or nightclub licenses.
It's time for the District to capitalize on its popular Capital Bikeshare program.
Greystar plans to start work soon on a 34-story high-rise near the Silver Line's Spring Hill Metro station to be called Elan Tysons West after acquiring the development site earlier this month from a a joint venture including The Georgelas Group LLC. The 400-unit high-rise, with about 6,500 square feet of ground-floor retail, is just one of several parcels Georgelas took through the Fairfax County entitlement process.
Miriam's Kitchen is now administering a program under a contract with the Department of Human Services to get more of D.C.'s homeless permanently off the streets.
Last week, Industree, a new D.C. hospitality trade group, opened a health exchange for D.C. area restaurants and bars.
Local Mexican chain District Taco now boasts four locations with a fifth on the way and more than 100 full- and part-time employees, which means it's time to make things "more legit," including in the area of health care, according to owner Osiris Hoil.
John Bax will step down this month as chief financial officer of LivingSocial Inc., leaving a role he's held since 2010. Dan Federico, LivingSocial's treasurer and vice president of finance, has been tapped to replace the outgoing CFO.
As a push to reach more millennial consumers, Kraft is in the process of reinventing its brand.
The top chefs in the D.C. region give a look-see at what they're cooking up, Independence Day-wise — in their own backyard. And yes, some of them are traditionalists.
When Fuel Pizza announced the first location for its rapid-fire pizza concept last August, it said it expected to expand Custom Fuel — as it's known — across the Washington area. A year later, it's making good on the promise.
A cook who has worked the line at downtown Indian favorite Bombay Club for 15 years is branching out on his own. And more restaurant news.
Fairfax County, your Wawa is calling.
Le Diplomate, Philadelphia restaurateur Stephen Starr's first D.C. foray, may not have won the Best New Restaurant RAMMY award at the region's annual restaurant awards last week, but that's no indication of a slowdown at the uber popular 14th Street NW spot.
Wal-Mart has seen this movie before.
Southwest Airlines Co. is playing up Tuesday as a huge day for the low-cost carrier's future, when it inaugurates its first-ever international flights, though it technically inherited the Caribbean flights more than thee years ago.
Siri can tell you the weather. Now, "Dom" can order you a pizza.
The District comes in at No. 3 on a its of Top 10 Cities for Singles.
D.C. gelato maker Dolcezza is gearing up for a busy summer — and not just because of all the people looking to beat the heat with frozen treats.
Virginia is backing up its warning that ridesharing services shouldn't operate in the commonwealth.
You probably haven't thought about Archduke Ferdinand lately, but his life -- and especially his death -- has had more impact on business travel than anyone save the Wright Brothers.
The evolution of Westfield Montgomery Mall's "dining terrace," opening later this summer as part of the mall's expansion, continues. The mall will bring three new-to-D.C. concepts to the mall, along with a previously announced Cava Mezze Grill and a Chipotle, according to a news release.
Billing itself as the Dupont Circle neighborhood's only public rooftop pool, the rooftop at the Embassy Row Hotel on Massachusetts Avenue is preparing to open next week after a $500,000 renovation.
Chef Charlie Palmer dishes on steakhouses, attracting a younger clientele and what might be next for him in D.C.
The Washington Project for the Arts has signed on to be part of The JBG Cos.' Atlantic Plumbing redevelopment at Eighth and V streets NW, a significant addition to a block of space the Chevy Chase developer hopes to establish as an enclave for artist studios.
District Taco, the growing taco chain that started from a single taco cart, will next tackle Alexandria.
Today's millennial consumer is more likely to influence older generations on what's "fashion forward." For time-pressed new parents in the millennial generation, useful and simple technology is valued more than ever. These characteristics are crucial for optical retailers who aim to combine fashion and convenience to market to millennials.
Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington handed out its prestigious 32nd annual RAMMY awards Sunday night.
>George Washington University has formally launched the largest fundraising campaign in its 200-year history, seeking $1 billion to boost its academic, development and financial aid efforts.
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