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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.

The Avery Hotel: European Design in Georgetown

On a day with heavy rain, the Avery Georgetown, a boutique hotel on P Street, is the kind of place where you want to...

Business Ins & Outs July 25, 2018

In: 90 Second Pizza In food news, more pizza options are on the way, especially for Georgetowners on the go. 90 Second Pizza has appeared...

Glamsquad Is on the Move

Cosmetic services app Glamsquad has acquired its D.C. competitor, Veluxe. The merger will take effect this summer. Known as the Uber of the beauty industry,...

Fonda: ‘Initiative 77 Cuts Sexual Abuse in Half’

Actress and activist Jane Fonda came to the steps of the Wilson Building on July 13 to “stand with working women” and to speak in support of the “One Fair Wage DC” proposal that voters passed in the June 19 primary election.

‘Boil Water Advisory’ Is Over

A loss of water pressure, which can lead to contamination, was detected at the Bryant Street pumping station. The affected area included wide swaths of Northwest and Northeast D.C. — and Georgetown.

Regional Mover Able Displays Finesse in Moving Rare Artifacts

Georgetowners are used to major house moves and the headaches they entail, but imagine being responsible for the move of a major library. This was...

Investing in D.C.’s Future Workforce

Almost 39 years ago, then-Mayor Marion Barry decided to create opportunities that would support young people transitioning from academia to the workforce. The programs have expanded under Muriel Bowser.

Initiative 77 Saga Continues

Council members and Republican members of Congress want to reject the initiative, approved June 19, which would grant all D.C. workers, including tipped workers, a $15-an-hour minimum wage by 2020.