Washington Business Journal

5 favorite apps for business (plus one for fun)

Here are Spider Graham's favorite smartphone and tablet apps. Rob "Spider" Graham is founder and CEO of Trainingcraft, a provider of digital advertising, marketing and sales consulting, and training solutions.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 09:04am EDT

#dcrising, indeed: Wizards playoff ticket prices spiking ahead of Game 3

As the Wizards prepare to hit the court Friday for Game 3 of their playoff series against the Chicago Bulls, tickets are a hot commodity and prices on the secondary market are soaring 92 percent over what they were a week ago.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 12:13pm EDT

Rappahannock River Oysters' Travis Croxton to open restaurant in Mosaic District

Add oysters to the Mosaic District's dining options. Travis Croxton of Rappahannock Oyster Co. will open a bar and restaurant called Rocksalt next year in the Merrifield mixed-use development.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 07:25am EDT

#dcRising: Washington's top 10 pro basketball playoff games

The Washington Wizards return to Verizon Center Friday night for the first NBA playoff action seen on F Street since 2008. They have a surprisingly commanding 2-0 lead over the Chicago Bulls and are turning heads throughout pro hoops a pretty amazing turn of events for a team that won 29 games a year ago.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 05:11pm EDT

Pop this in your mouth: Mars sues Hershey over similar sounding candy name, packaging

Call it the candy wars, round three: This time Mars Inc. is going after rival Hershey over chocolate-covered malt balls, all-red packaging and a missing letter "s."

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 05:28pm EDT

D.C. chef heads to London for a restaurant rescue

Think of it as a non-televised version of the restaurant rags-to-riches shows "Hell's Kitchen" or "Restaurant: Impossible."

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 04:16pm EDT

Is less more in health care? What hospitals are doing to convince you that testing isn't necessary

Institutions around the region embrace an American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation initiative, "Choosing Wisely," which has pushed for doctors and patients alike to question certain tests and procedures, and potentially take a bite out of the estimated $765 billion in annual health care waste.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:44am EDT

Robert Wiedmaier to open restaurant at Reagan National Airport

Among the many new restaurant and retail offerings coming to Reagan National Airport's Terminal A next year will be a new restaurant from chef Robert Wiedmaier of Brasserie Beck and Mussel Bar.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 02:24pm EDT

Taylor Gourmet gets into the District's pizza game

The latest in the D.C. area's crowded pizza market comes from Taylor Gourmet, the local deli chain that has developed a cult-like following for its Philadelphia-style hoagie sandwiches.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 11:31am EDT

Toll Brothers adding units, retail space to its planned NoMa building

What was planned as a 14-story, 500-unit building with 14,000 square feet of retail will be, with the Zoning Commission's approval, a 14-story, 525-unit building with 17,000 square feet of retail, including a 7,000-square-foot day care center.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 03:30am EDT

Travel: The nation's 7 best cities to visit for beer

The nation's 7 best cities to visit for beer.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 12:22pm EDT

One scary comparison: One night's hospital stay in the U.S. vs. rest of the world

We probably didn't need another study to tell us that health care in the U.S. is expensive. But we may not have realized just how expensive until now.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:25pm EDT

Jose Andres to blog for new National Geographic food website

Celebrity chef Jose Andres, whose D.C.-based ThinkFoodGroup owns a dozen popular Washington restaurants, will be among contributors to a new National Geographic website called NetGeoFood.com.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:56am EDT

Innovation Elixir: What our kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms may look like in a decade

We know that technology is changing everything around us, but do you wonder what that might look like in reality in your kitchen, bathroom and bedroom a decade from now?

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 08:36pm EDT

Pentagon City Mall facelift, expansion starts 'soon'

Simon Property Group's Fashion Centre at Pentagon City will undergo a reboot that will include the addition of 50,000 square feet and two new levels of retail and restaurants.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:49pm EDT

P. Diddy is Howard U's commencement speaker

Rapper and record producer Sean "P.Diddy" Combs will deliver this year's commencement address at Howard University.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Walgreens to replace Guess, Potomac River Running also coming to Penn Quarter

Two new retail tenants have signed leases in Northwest D.C.'s Penn Quarter neighborhood.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:29am EDT

D.C. rents among fastest rising in the nation

Residential rental expenses in D.C. rose 33 percent between 2007 and 2012, the third-fastest growth figure for apartment costs in the nation, according to personal finance site NerdWallet.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:16am EDT

Mythology Modern Chop House and Lore Lounge coming to H Street NE next year

When Mythology Modern Chop House/Lore Lounge opens on H Street NE next year, owner Todd Luongo hopes it will be the start of a wave of more upscale eateries and bars along a strip that has catered more to a PBR-and-tater-tots crowd in recent years.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:51am EDT

5 apps for business (plus one for fun)

Laura Stack, president of The Productivity Pro, offers her favorite smartphone and tablet apps for the Samsung Galaxy 4S.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 12:45pm EDT

Jamba Juice to open as many as 10 more juice joints in D.C. area

Jamba Juice has big plans to expand in the D.C. market. The Washington Post reports the California-based juicer wants to add at least 10 new stores in the market in the next three years.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 11:50am EDT

Travel: 10 hotels that feel like Home Suite Home

Even if you love to travel, saying goodbye to your side of the bed, your cups in the kitchen, our own personal brand of snack food stashed in the fridge, and all those other things that make our abode "homey" can be bittersweet.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:39am EDT

Why Maryland hospitals are saying 'no' to mothers who want early deliveries

The number of babies delivered early in Maryland hospitals because their parents or doctor elected to induce for convenience rather than a medical reason hit a landmark recently.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:04am EDT

New restaurants: Grilled Cheese D.C., Blue Sea open for business

The moment D.C.'s cheese lovers have been waiting for is finally here: GCDC, a restaurant devoted entirely to grilled cheese, opened Friday in downtown D.C., bringing all its ooey-gooey goodness to the dining masses.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 11:47am EDT

Selfie City: D.C. enters the picture at No. 25 in the world

Maybe you think D.C. is the most self-centered city in the world. And maybe it is. But when it comes to selfies, we're No. 25 even with President Obama banning them at the White House.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 10:24am EDT

5 principles for mastering your golf game (and your career and life)

Famed golfer Bobby Jones once said, “Golf is the closest game to the game we call life.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 09:38am EDT

Virginia restaurants get reprieve on wine dinner crackdown

Enophiles in Northern Virginia will likely have a lot more wine dinners to add to their calendars in the coming months, after the Virginia General Assembly passed a law that explicitly allows restaurants to hold the events with wine distributors.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 02:46pm EDT

D.C. gains gluten-free bakery

The District is getting its first gluten-free baker.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 11:56am EDT

Does your dog watch TV? Discovery thinks he will

Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications Inc. has taken a stake in DogTV, a 24-hour channel available on DirecTV that airs programming specifically, and scientifically designed for, a canine audience.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Momofuku in talks for restaurant at CityCenterDC

It looks as though CityCenterDC was just the kind of development the District needed to draw some of New York's hottest chefs south.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 11:52am EDT
  •  
  • 9
  •