Local Business


Harry Wingo: The New Voice for the DC Chamber

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.

Henry Smith, Owner of Historic D.C. Soul Food Restaurant, Dies at 73

Henry E. Smith, the District's legendary "King of Soul Food," died Oct. 10 at the age of 73.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Honors Events DC Board Member

The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honored Events DC board member Jay Haddock Ortiz's contributions to the District of Columbia's Latino business community by presenting him with the Chairman's Award at their annual Hispanic Heritage celebration last week.

Georgetown Professor, Partners Launch Government Relations and Business Advisory Firm

It's taken a year for Everett Bellamy, an assistant dean at the Georgetown University Law Center for the past 30 years, to see his dream of operating a global consulting firm come to fruition.

Minimum Wage in P.G. County Set for Increase by 2017

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker praised the county council for approving legislation that will increase the county's minimum wage to $11.50 an hour.

Small Business Owners Slam D.C. Mayor Gray

A few dozen vocal business owners stood on the steps of the John A. Wilson Building on Tuesday to demonstrate their displeasure with the Gray administration for not spending the full amount of money set aside for local, small and ...

Boulevard at Capital Centre Poised for a Comeback

The impending arrival of Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que at the once-thriving Boulevard at the Capital Centre in Largo is, for some, a sign that business is about to blow up at the central Prince George's County pedestrian mall after ...

P.G. Chamber of Commerce Honors Local Business Stars

Prince George's County's business elite and congressional leaders came together Sept. 19 for an evening of entertainment and accolades at the County Chamber of Commerce's 14th annual Excellence in Business awards gala.

D.C. Film Office Announces Web, Digital Fest

The second annual DC Web Fest, hosted by the D.C. Office of Motion Picture and Television Development and 20/20 Productions, will be held in the nation's capital on Sept. 19-20.

Small-Business Community Rallies Against $1B Failure by D.C. Agencies

D.C.'s small-business community, frustrated by what they say is a failure by the city government to support them, will rally at the steps of the John A. Wilson Building this month to address misspent government funds.

$8 Million Tech Facility Opens in Southeast

After years of lagging behind the rest of the District, residents of Southeast have finally had their prayers answered in the form of a new facility that will offer computer and business training for youth, adults and senior citizens alike.

Digital DC Highlights Growth and Opportunities in Tech Scene

One of the visions of the District’s Five-Year Economic Development Strategy is to make the city the largest tech hub on the East Coast.

A New Chapter in Innovation at St. Elizabeths

Even as the architectural designs were being drafted, the St. Elizabeths East Campus was always viewed as a place for opportunity and forward thinking.

Welcome to R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center

We are so excited to introduce the R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center, the first community based technology and innovation center of its kind in the District of Columbia.

St. Elizabeths Redevelopment

As a large contiguous site in the heart of one of the nation's most economically dynamic regions, St. Elizabeths East Campus offers universities an exceptional opportunity for co-location and collaboration with government and technology-related industries.