It's a frigid Friday night, and the entertainment centers of the city — Chinatown, U Street, Georgetown, H Street, Capitol Hill, Adams Morgan and Barracks Row — are flourishing. In the Southeast neighborhood of Anacostia, however, the streets are dead. ...
Exelon Corporation and Pepco Holdings Inc. have sweetened the pot in their $6.8 billion-plus merger proposal, raising the amount of projected benefits for the District of Columbia.
Opposition to the proposed utility company merger between Pepco Holdings, Inc. and Exelon has been well-documented and a protest on Thursday, Feb. 5 by numerous environmental advocacy organizations again received its share of media attention.
Veteran beautician and business owner Wanda Henderson defied the odds last summer when she reopened her salon and spa in a newly erected mixed-use development along Seventh Street in the Shaw neighborhood in Northwest.
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has named Literacy Council of Northern Virginia and Building Bridges Across the River as Neighborhood Builders.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will host three "Budget Engagement Forums" throughout the District next month.
A proposed merger by utility companies Exelon and Pepco is being touted by officials of both companies as one that will benefit Pepco ratepayers, but a constellation of opponents has lined up to oppose the proposal.
One of the most respected financial institutions in the Washington Metropolitan area has earmarked $80,000 in the form of five grants in order to help local small businesses get a leg up on the competition.
On a typical afternoon, the Sisters Torres are busy at work at their Edgewater bakery, Cake Artista.
At a Dec. 11 D.C. Chamber of Commerce breakfast, Muriel Bowser told the 450 guests at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center that local businesses and the private sector are critical partners in any of the city's future growth.
Wal-Mart signed a lease to open a location at the Skyland Town Center in Southeast D.C., Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced Tuesday, part of a revitalization project more than a decade in the making.
Popcorn has become one of America's favorite snack foods. And with a little ingenuity and a lot of hard work, one local businesswoman said she's finally "popping her way to success."
Prince George's County officials and community members converged on Largo for Monday's grand opening and "rib cutting" ceremony for a Famous Dave's restaurant at The Boulevard at Capital Centre, part of the revitalization underway at the Boulevard.
The Skyland Workforce Center in D.C.'s Congress Heights neighborhood opened for business this week, the latest sign of progress in the burgeoning Southeast community.
When it comes to success with small businesses, Areta Prince, owner of two popular clothing and jewelry boutiques in Prince George's County, counts among one of the most savvy of entrepreneurs.