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...
By Anath Hartmann With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for family and friends. But instead of the same old scarves and sweaters, why not make this year a bit different and consider...
Plans to convert part of the Carnegie Library building downtown to an Apple Store drew enthusiastic support from neighbors and community leaders on Monday night, marking a win in the first step of a lengthy regulatory process for the...
Former U.S. Foreign Service staffer Miranda Rinaldi will trade pantsuits for aprons this fall, when she opens her own Italian cafe, Nino’s Bakery, at 1310 L St. NW. The downtown bakery, named after Rinaldi’s rescue dog Nino, was inspired by...
By: Carlo Massimo There were 15 boys and girls lined up along two tables at Silver, the American restaurant and brasserie in Cathedral Heights, for its tasting event on Thursday. The kids’ ages ranged from 4 to 10.  Chef Ype Von...
Area fans of Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg and New Kids on the Block heartthrob Donnie Wahlberg will have to wait longer than expected to enjoy the burgers that bear their name. Wahlburgers, a restaurant chain they co-founded with their...
The newest fixture at Cleveland Park’s Cathedral Commons complex, Silver, falls somewhere between Parisian bistro and all-American diner, serving classic comfort food and exotic small plates from breakfast until late. The “new American brasserie” opened at 3404 Wisconsin Ave. NW...
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...
Stores and restaurants across D.C. are set to celebrate “Small Business Saturday” this week with discounts and giveaways, part of an annual event to encourage residents to shop locally. Held the first Saturday after Thanksgiving every year across the country,...
Amazon plans to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Georgetown on a block that once housed the city’s largest Barnes & Noble location. The e-commerce giant has leased 10,000 square feet of space in the building at 3040 M St. NW,...

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