After a protracted battle with the local advisory neighborhood commission, D.C. restaurateur Bo Blair’s new seafood joint, Millie’s, is finally open for business in Spring Valley. The restaurant held its grand opening on Wednesday, featuring a ribbon cutting with...
More than 100 children descended on the Cleveland Park business district on a recent Saturday morning, eagerly awaiting buyers for the products they’d spent months devising, making and marketing. Customers who strolled through the white tents at the Acton Children’s...
A coalition representing most D.C. farmers markets has been awarded a $250,000 federal grant to provide support for low-income customers. According to a news release, the money will be used to double the purchasing power of SNAP recipients who buy...
Celebrity chef David Guas’ new Lil’B Coffee & Eatery reflects his Southern roots, offering dishes from his native New Orleans as well as fare from across the South, according to a release. Located at 1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW in...
Every street deserves a sweet shop. That was the thinking behind Lulabelle’s Sweet Shop, which will open at 847 Upshur St. NW this fall. The new store is something of a partnership between two existing Northwest establishments: Willow, also located...
Georgetown’s ParasolShare program has returned for a second year, bringing protection from the sun to shoppers in the commercial corridor. The Georgetown Business Improvement District initiative allows customers at more than 30 shops on or near M Street and Wisconsin...
The Massage Envy chain opened its first D.C. franchise location last month in Tenleytown, in a 3,000-square-foot space at 4926 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The Arizona-based franchise network is the largest employer of massage therapists and estheticians in the U.S., with...
More than 70 local restaurants will take part Thursday, April 6, in “Dining Out for Life,” an annual fundraiser that helps fight a range of life-challenging diseases. The effort, now in its 29th year, benefits the nonprofit Food & Friends,...
A new TV series showcasing the average diner’s perspective on local D.C. restaurants will be hosted by Rose Previte, owner of the renowned U Street area restaurant Compass Rose. Each episode of “Check, Please!” — which premieres this fall on...
Nora Pouillon, owner for nearly 40 years of Restaurant Nora in Dupont Circle, earned commendation from Mayor Muriel Bowser on Friday, during her restaurant’s last night before permanently closing. Bowser teamed with Ellen Goldstein of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2D (Sheridan-Kalorama)...

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