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Gray's stance on Wal-Mart not as straightforward as 3 years ago

In a WTOP interview in 2010, Vince Gray, as mayor-elect, was definitive about the wages Wal-mart should pay. Now, with the "living wage" bill before him and a week to make a decision on its fate, he's not as candid.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 01:53pm EDT

Tags: living wage bill, living wage, walmart, Vince Gray, jobs, D.C., economic development, andrew mollenbeck

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Parking, restaurants top demands of office property managers

Parking and access to pubic transportation trump all other office building amenities sought by property managers in Washington, according to a survey by Jones Lang LaSalle.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 12:07pm EDT

Tags: Jones Lang LaSalle, D.C., property managers, office buildings, daycare

CVS opens two D.C. MinuteClinics, plans 2 for Va.

CVS Caremark Corp. has opened two more MinuteClinic locations, one in Glover Park and another in West End.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 03:01pm EDT

Tags: CVS, MinuteClinic, D.C., Falls Church

'Potted Potter' brings lightning, laughter to D.C.

The improv recap of Harry Potter books, plus lots of pop culture references, left the audience at Sidney Harman Hall doubled over in their seats with laughter.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 08:00am EDT

Tags: potted potter, Harry Potter, Heather Brady, play, D.C., performance

Kennedy Center hiring for major expansion project

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has taken an important step toward its proposed expansion, issuing a request for proposals for a firm to handle pre-construction services in advance of the major development.

Thursday - 09/05/2013, 03:03pm EDT

Tags: Steven Holl Architects, Kennedy Center, D.C.

Study: D.C. residents have biggest tax headaches in region

A new study shows what D.C. business owners and residents already know: Doing your taxes in the District is way harder than it is in Maryland or Virginia.

Thursday - 09/05/2013, 01:52pm EDT

Tags: taxes, D.C., American University

Barefoot Contessa to headline new Metro Cooking Show event

Celebrity chef Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa herself, will kick off a new series of conversation events from the Metropolitan Cooking Show in March.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 10:11am EDT

Tags: Barefoot Contessa, Paula Deen, cooking, D.C.

CDC: D.C. sees highest rate in U.S. of preventable cardiovascular disease deaths

Of all of the states in the U.S., D.C. saw the highest rate of preventable deaths from heart disease, stroke and hypertensive disease in 2010 at rate of 99.6 per 100,000 population, the CDC reports.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 08:40am EDT

Tags: heart attack, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, cdc, D.C., preventable deaths

The Reef closes its door permanently

A popular bar in Adams Morgan has closed its doors for good.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 09:26am EDT

Tags: The Reef, stabbing, bar, Cathy Lanier, D.C.

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