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Most livable cities? Arlington is No. 3

Monday - 09/15/2014, 11:51am EDT

Report: Va., Md., rank among most fair tax systems

Tax systems vary state-by-state, but some are more fair than others, a new report shows.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 11:14am EDT

Daniel Boulud dishes on food critics, beer and the future of fine dining

Star chef Daniel Boulud has been the talk of D.C. this week as he prepares to open his first restaurant, DBGB Kitchen and Bar, at CityCenterDC Saturday.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 03:21pm EDT

Southwest Airlines to add flight from BWI to Costa Rica (Video)

Traveling to sunny Costa Rica from the Washington region will get a little bit easier next year, thanks to a new nonstop flight from Southwest Airlines between Baltimore-Washington International Airport and San Jose, Costa Rica.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 12:37pm EDT

With DBGB in D.C., Daniel Boulud breaks his business mold

For the most part, celebrity chef Daniel Boulud's business has been split in two: his highly successful portfolio of New York restaurants, and the handful of restaurants that bear his name in hotels in places like Las Vegas and Singapore. But D.C. is different.

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:55pm EDT

Pizza Studio, a pizza place with a 'starving artists wall,' coming to Dupont Circle

There's always room for more pizza, apparently. California-based Pizza Studio is the latest brand to enter the fast-casual pizza market in D.C., signing a lease for the former Baja Fresh space in Dupont Circle.

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Apps that will help you take control of your health care (and save everyone money)

Lawyers, insurance companies, bureaucratic inefficiency, flawed regulation, corporate greed I listened while pedigreed panelists at a conference in St. Paul, Minn., rattled off reasons why U.S. health care costs were skyrocketing.

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 10:28am EDT

Krispy Kreme set to take a bigger bite out of Greater Washington under new franchise deal

Krispy Kreme's Washington-area presence will expand significantly over the next several years under a franchise agreement that will add almost two-dozen new locations.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 03:24pm EDT

The wait is over: Daniel Boulud returns to D.C. three decades after he left

Next up in the list of CityCenterDC milestones, which, let's face it, we've been tracking obsessively: the luxury downtown D.C. development's first restaurant, DBGB Kitchen and Bar from lauded New York chef Daniel Boulud, officially opens Friday.

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 06:32pm EDT

Mason Dixie, Lulu's among finalists in Mess Hall food incubator challenge

Some familiar names and some new faces are among the finalists in D.C.'s latest culinary incubator challenge.

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 11:54am EDT

Thoughts on where the FBI should go? Now's your chance to sound off

Residents and other interested groups will get the chance to sound off on the best spot for a new FBI headquarters as federal officials try to narrow the scope from three potential locations in Maryland and Virginia.

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 11:13am EDT

How one Georgetown home sold for $510,000 over its list price in just four days

TTR Sotheby's International Realty agent Alex Venditti feared he was facing an uphill battle when he was picked to market 3043 P St. NW to prospective buyers.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 12:30pm EDT

First Truland vehicle auction sells out, nets $200,050

An online auction by Auction Markets LLC raised more than $200,000 during the first sale of Truland Group Inc. trucks.

Friday - 09/05/2014, 05:39pm EDT

Kroger goes shopping "" for thousands more employees

Supermarket giant Kroger Co., which widened its footprint in the D.C. area with the January acquisition of Harris Teeter for $2.5 billion, says it will be hiring 20,000 workers across its store divisions.

Friday - 09/05/2014, 11:20am EDT

Scenes from D.C.'s first Dner en Blanc, a massive foodie happening at Yards Park

Commuters on the Metro Thursday night might have been less than enamored with hundreds of white-clad Dner en Blanc attendees toting tables, chairs and other picnic supplies, but those who participated in the first-ever D.C. event didn't let that spoil their evening.

Friday - 09/05/2014, 07:12am EDT

Dueling Georgetown piano bars? Mr. Smith's vets to open new spot

Georgetown won't be piano bar-less for long.

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 04:56pm EDT

Where the wireless isn't: Western Loudoun's coverage gaps detailed, and what to do about them

Loudoun County has declared itself a data center hub for the Eastern Seaboard. But that doesn't mean its residents and businesses have access to quality data.

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 09:32am EDT

Del Frisco's $10 million CityCenterDC steakhouse is designed to be the opposite of 'stuffy'

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse may be aiming to be the latest go-to fine dining restaurant in the city but that doesn't mean they have to look like it.

Friday - 08/29/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Actor Kevin Spacey has a stint in D.C. and it's not with 'House of Cards'

Two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey will be in the nation's capital soon, but not to film his Netflix series, "House of Cards." He'll show off his vocal talents at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington for a one-night-only concert Sept. 29.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:53pm EDT

Coming to Tysons Galleria: a new font

The Tysons Galleria is home to some of the nation's most upscale retailers Hugo Boss, Cartier, Burberry, Chanel, Coach, Gucci, Saks Fifth Avenue. Its signs don't match its ritz.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:52pm EDT

Crumbs cupcake shops could reopen in the D.C. region

Good news for Crumbs fans: Some of the cupcake company's D.C.-area stores could reopen after a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved the sale of the company to a new owner.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:54am EDT

Study may give Maryland the edge in landing FBI headquarters

The battle to win the new home of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is down to three sites and two states.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:52am EDT

With new Pinea restaurant, W Hotel rethinks luxury, aims local

Pinea, the new restaurant, aims to be a destination for local diners as much as it caters to hotel guests.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 03:34pm EDT

She paid off $48K in debt in less than three years. Here's how

In 2008, Ja'Net Adams' household income dropped from $90,000 to $25,000 when she was laid off from her job as a pharmaceutical rep.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 12:35pm EDT

Exclusive: Who is Robert W. Truland? We take a closer look

The D.C. region's largest electrical contractor abruptly shut down a little more than a month ago, forcing more than 700 employees to find new jobs and dozens of general contractors and sureties to find replacement firms to finish out the company's work.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 11:44am EDT

How VDOT's latest mega project, I-395 at Seminary Road, will affect your commute

A second project now underway, immediately north of where the I-95 Express Lanes end, will bring additional congestion relief to the Washington area's busiest stretch of highway, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Interstate 395 at Seminary carries roughly 200,000 vehicles per day.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 11:29am EDT

D.C. streetcars already making money from parking tickets

D.C.'s Department of Public Works has begun writing parking tickets at the attention-grabbing sum of $100 for any vehicle blocking the streetcar's path down H Street from Union Station to the Anacostia River.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 09:51am EDT

Coming soon to Rockville: Stanford Grill, from the Copper Canyon Grill team

Stanford Grill is the latest restaurant headed to Montgomery County, with a new lease signed for a 400-seat restaurant at 2000 Tower Oaks Blvd.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 05:11pm EDT

New York tea business relocates to D.C., looks to open tea room

Jennifer Jackson of the Harlem-based company Not Just Tea has decided to take her chances on D.C.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 02:55pm EDT
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