SALON OPERATOR TO CUT BACK Ratner Companies, based in Vienna, Virginia, is set to close 10 percent of around 850 stores in the District and 16 states. The parent company […]
FRIEDMAN TO BID FOR TRUMP HOTEL Investor and developer Brian Friedman is planning to bid for the lease of the Trump International Hotel in the Old Post Office building near […]
BIKING ADVOCATE KILLED BY STOLEN VAN Longtime D.C. bike advocate Dave Salovesh, 54, was hit and killed late last month by the driver of a stolen van in Northeast D.C.’s […]
Opening this weekend: a L’Enfant Plaza home for the Spy Museum and the second Apple store in D.C., in the former Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square.
Recent items from around the District: restaurant and Target openings, 20 years for Kaz, a life science incubator at the Parks at Walter Reed and a sex-assault arrest.
GU EXPANDS ON CAPITOL HILL Georgetown University has finalized the purchase of a building at 500 First St. NW, expanding the university’s presence on Capitol Hill. Adding the new acquisition […]
CITYCENTERDC SNAGS FIRST TIFFANY’S IN DISTRICT Famed jeweler Tiffany & Co. opened its first shop in the District on March 4. The store is located in CityCenterDC, home to many […]
As wife of Vice President Mike Pence, Karen Pence is a prize guest at A List parties. But what’s her “most favorite event of the year”? The Oscars-themed “And the […]
The Feb. 10 parade, which featured traditional lion and dragon dances, firecrackers, beauty pageant winners and community groups, was organized by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association.
D.C. to Enforce Straw Ban Next Year The District will be banning plastic straws starting in 2019. Effective Jan. 1, businesses and organizations that serve or sell beverages or food […]