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.
Leaders from a economic development corporation in Southeast have stepped up efforts to bring jobs and money to their community.
The Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative and Busboys and Poets formally announced Wednesday a partnership that will result in a restaurant and hospitality and culinary leadership training institute in Ward 8 on Martin Luther King Avenue SE.
To say "thank you" for 80 years of the community's support, one historic bank held a party that few will ever forget.
Industrial Bank will mark its 80th anniversary with a celebration Monday at the Arena Stage in Southwest D.C.
MGM National Harbor, LLC, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, announced Monday it is accepting applications from current students and recent college graduates for the 2015 sessions of MGM Resorts International's Hospitality Internship and Management Associate programs.
The DC Chamber of Commerce recognized seven honorees at its annual Choice Awards & Gala for their exceptional contributions to the growth of the District.
When a person has vision, skills and the determination, success comes much easier. Perhaps that's why business leaders in the District have placed their faith in Harry Wingo, the new leader of the DC Chamber of Commerce.