The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District recently named two winners of its 2017 Golden Streets competition, picked from 19 landscaped tree boxes in the Golden Triangle section of downtown. This year’s contest asked businesses to respond to the theme “Hot,...
When Thoi Van Nguyen and Ngoc Anh Tran fled the Vietnam War and arrived in the nation’s capital in 1979, they were hopeful. The married couple didn’t speak English, and had no family or friends nearby — but they...
About three dozen Georgetown merchants will celebrate “Independents Day” on Saturday, offering special sales and festivities to highlight independently owned businesses in the historic neighborhood. “Independent small businesses are what make Georgetown’s commercial district unique,” Nancy Miyahira of the Georgetown...
Viewed as simultaneously delicious and unhealthy, the hamburger is synonymous with American culture. The James Beard Foundation, though, is once again challenging chefs to create a burger that is healthier and more sustainable for the planet — without sacrificing taste. The...
An application was withdrawn last month for the Five Guys restaurant expected open in early 2018 in an American University-owned shopfront at 4200 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment rescinded the case on May 3, the same...
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...
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...
Ingleside at Rock Creek, the senior-living retirement community in Chevy Chase, has hired former American University dining staffer Kyle Johnson as its new executive chef. Johnson brings 13 years of experience to his new position, mainly in menu development at...
By Zach Ewell, Current Correspondent Next weekend, barbecue lovers in the D.C. area will convene downtown on Pennsylvania Avenue for the 25th annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle, which will be fought with slabs of meat and burning grills. In the...
Custom journal maker Jenni Bick has returned to her hometown D.C. to open her first brick-and-mortar store in Dupont Circle. The new Jenni Bick Custom Journals shop celebrated its grand opening at 1300 Connecticut Ave. NW last month, expanding an...

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