D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser joined the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Thursday morning in the fight to raise the city's minimum hourly wage to $15.
After eight years, a Safeway grocery store returns to Hyattsville as the anchor in the bustling mixed-use project Gateway at University Town Center.
The latest Washington, D.C., jobs report shows the overall unemployment rate held steady at 6.5 percent, which to some might be good news. However, for young people — particularly African-Americans — the numbers continue to tell a different story.
In recognition of National Small Business Week, the Power Up DC 2016 summit early next month at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in northwest D.C. will provide entrepreneurs insight and resources for obtaining adequate funding, as well the opportunity to engage ...
During D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s 2016 State of the District Address, she made headlines when she called for the minimum wage to be $15 by 2020.
Amid the expensive new condominiums, busy upscale bars and restaurants and the city's only streetcar, Black entrepreneurs on the once riot-torn H Street in northeast Washington are working hard to cash in on the community's new prosperity and changing landscape.
More than 200 people recently attended Prince George's County's second annual Economic Development Corporation Forum Breakfast at the Metro Points Hotel in New Carrollton, where they were updated on current development projects taking place in the county.
Results from a report on the state of African-American women revealed that economic struggles continue despite promising data overall.
Turning Natural Juice Bar takes the spotlight in the second part of the Businesses on Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. series for their work in providing jobs for residents and introducing new healthy flavors to the neighborhood.
When local businessman Phinis Jones moved out of his office space in Congress Heights, his daughter Keyona Jones-Lindsay took over the building to use it as a space for creativity and culture and bring the first art gallery of its ...
One week after the launch of the DC Streetcar, most store owners and businesses along the H Street corridor in northeast Washington said they are seeing little to no change in business.
Despite growing — if not insurmountable — odds against a merger, Pepco and Exelon proposed Monday three approaches — any one of which, if approved, would prevent the loss of more than $78 million in direct benefits for the District ...
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, along with a regional delegation led by the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, traveled to Cuba to establish diplomatic relations and business opportunities and promote economic and cultural opportunities in the District.
More than 100 business owners from Prince George's County gathered recently at Sobe Restaurant and Lounge in Greenbelt to network with the county's Economic Development Corporation.
R&R Resources +, a certified minority business enterprise, has been selected to oversee brand marketing efforts for MGM National Harbor, the $1.3 billion casino and resort project being constructed along the Potomac River in Prince George's County.