MGM National Harbor Sets Official Opening Date

“After years of planning, designing and developing, we are thrilled that the moment is almost upon us to share this very special resort with the community and visitors from around the world,” Lorenzo Creighton, president of MGM National Harbor, said in a statement. “We are grateful to Prince George’s County, the state of Maryland and all of the local designers, artisans and businesses that have collaborated with us to deliver this international resort with very local roots.” [read more…]

Queen Latifah Conquers Florals with Giant Food — Exclusive Line Coming to Stores in October

“I love flowers, giving them and receiving them, so when Giant presented me with this incredible opportunity, I jumped at the chance to create my own floral line that is beautiful, and easily accessible at popular grocery stores, at affordable prices,” she said. “I am extremely proud of the innovative designs we’ve created and the quality flowers that I have handpicked exclusively for The Queen Collection.” [read more…]

‘African Unification’ Hosts Finance Workshop

November 24, 2015 Sam P. K. Collins 0

Even with the political and social gains made in recent decades, many black families across the country remain mired in debt and generational poverty. Experts and common folk alike agree that a substantial change in the status quo will require a shift in the way African-Americans collectively think about money. [read more…]

Black Real Estate Professionals in D.C. Region Celebrate 20 Years

The D.C.-area African-American real estate community convened Thursday in the District to honor those who have paved a way for economic development throughout the region. The African American Real Estate Professionals celebrated 20 years of groundbreaking achievement during their 12th annual awards gala at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Building in Northwest.
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Uber Makes D.C. Its East Coast Home

Uber’s new D.C. headquarters that will serve as a hub for the company’s East Coast operations is the latest addition to city’s business community. The ride-sharing service’s office in Northwest was part of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s kickoff of “Scissors & Shovels Day” on Friday, with ribbon-cuttings for the groundbreaking of seven new developments throughout the city.
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