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Paolo’s Ristorante Closes

Part of Capital Restaurant Concepts, a company co-founded by Paul Cohn and Bechara Nammour in 1984, Paolo's was known for its happy hour, breadsticks and olive tapenade, pizza and minestrone soup.

Leon: John Vincent’s Take on Fast Food

Vincent, founder of British restaurant company Leon, chose D.C. to set up his first American shop because he found it to be the U.S. city most like London.

A Rising Tide for Boomerang Boat Tours

Boomerang's Nikki and Dave DuBois have been operating at a busy pace, which gets going around St. Patrick’s Day, accelerates when the cherry blossoms come out and keeps up through New Year's Eve.

Business Ins & Outs Aug. 22, 2018

By Stephanie Green and Robert Devaney In: Starbucks Opens in Old Cellar Door Space Another Starbucks opened at 3347 M St. NW. The 2,600-square-foot space most...

Dyllan’s Raw Bar Grill Opens

Industry veterans Donald and Amy Carlin, who plan to open more restaurants in Georgetown, are seen as part of the neighborhood's restaurant renaissance.

Saudi Women Pitch Their Dreams at Halcyon

The budding entrepreneurs shared their stories at an Aug. 16 pitch event in Georgetown, part of their participation in a summer Halcyon Incubator Intensive.

Credit-Card Companies: No Guarantee

In today’s credit-card landscape, you could be missing out on a lot of good freebies — or you could be getting royally screwed.

Big Wheel Bikes Closes In on 50 Years

Mike Sendar has been in the bicycle retail business for close to 50 years, since 1971, when he opened the Georgetown store with Harold Rivkin. There are now five locations in the D.C. area.

Business Ins & Outs Aug. 8, 2018

By Stephanie Green and Robert Devaney In: Bed and Biscuits Our four-legged friends are getting a bite out of the “on demand” movement. Beginning this month,...

Mobike, Ofo Leaving D.C.

Ofo has declared that it will focus on providing bicycles to cities that are a better fit with its revenue model, like San Diego and Seattle, where the company faces fewer regulatory challenges.