Black Professional Pursues Philanthropy for Millennials

Ebonie Johnson Cooper has a whirlwind life. One typical day found her leaving a lunch date with friends, headed to a business meeting and...

Baltimore’s Restaurant Week Lets Charm City Chow Down

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds as local nonprofit Downtown Baltimore hosts its annual Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week from Aug. 5 through Aug....

College Entrepreneurship Still Growing Strong

"Everyone is capable of greatness and we inspire greatness in the everyday man," said Idris Shineba, one of four founders of Upperthinking LLC, a...

Restaurants Uploading Menus on iPads for Diners

CHICAGO (AP) — The bar is buzzing on a busy night at Chicago Cut steakhouse as regulars Keith and Peg Bragg sit at a...

New CFO Says GM Has Chance to Make 2010 Profit

DETROIT (AP) — If the economy cooperates and auto sales recover a bit, General Motors has a reasonable chance of turning a full-year profit...

Homme Boutique Brings Style and Culture to Anacostia

Women have their little black dresses, but what about men? According to Amir Browder, every man’s closet should include “a crisp white button down shirt,...

U Street: Casual, Affordable Elegance on a Friday Night

A wide array of nightlife choices avail themselves to week’s end visitors to U Street, but Dickson Wine Bar on 9th and U Streets,...

New Bakery Opens in D.C.-Baltimore Sweet Spot

Business owner Adrienne Holmes has decided to have her cake and eat it, too. The self-taught baker recently opened her own storefront on Gorman...

Dealing With Rising Banking Fees

There was a time that having a bank account at a big bank was a money maker for customers and not a money loser....

Local Woman Spices Up District with Flavorful Hot Sauces

Standing just a half inch over 5 feet, Monica Sanowar isn’t a very imposing figure. An olive-skinned woman with a motherly smile and calming...

We’re More Connected Everyday

  I love this time of the year.  Oh, yes – the holidays, too – but, I am referring to the release of the newest...

Local Entrepreneurs Turn Part-Time Jobs into Full-time Earnings

African Americans have historically been a resilient, industrious people, particularly during times when disparities in compensation and promotion relegated people of color to low-wage...