23 Mar 2015

Dining:

BAR MADNESS: The Thirsty Thirty-Two!

In the prior post, I unveiled the winners of the last round. You’ve been patient and waited breathlessly for me to churn out sixteen polls (correctly). Your patience is now rewarded: behold what I am officially and very cornily calling the Thirsty Thirty-Two, because there is no alliteration editor to stop me. This next round […]


19 Mar 2015

News:

Frager’s Deal With Roadside is Off

We were all so relieved to hear that a partnership with Roadside Development would mean that Frager’s would return to its home on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE. Alas, it seems that the deal has fallen through. The Washington Business Journal is reporting that “In a statement, Roadside said it ‘regrets that after months of due diligence […]


19 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide Round Up

It’s less than a week until Christmas and you still need a gift for your in-laws.  Face it, anything you order online at this point won’t make it on time, so skip the digital shopping cart and pick up a fun gift from a local business.  Then there are the last minute trifles: a little something for work colleagues, a […]


22 Feb 2013

Saturday, Capitol Hill Biz To Get Mobbed

This Saturday at 11am, grab $20 and a friend  for a cash mob!  A trend that started last year, the aim of a cash mob is to support local businesses by organizing group shopping events.  Though there were two in DC last year; this is the first in the city this year and the first […]


16 Jan 2013

Calling All Foodie Entrepreneurs!

If you are a baker or pastry chef serious about starting your own business or taking it from your home kitchen to a retail concept, Think Local First wants to help!  They are now accepting applications for bakery and dessert concept business plans for the next StartUp Kitchen competition.  The competition winner will get 8 […]