BUSINESS

  • 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 high table scanning the wine list. Within seconds, they have all bottles under $40 at their fingertips using an iPad supplied by their server. “You can very quickly ...

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  • Black Web 2.0 Honors Online Entrepreneurs

    Online entrepreneurship has become the chic field of choice for young technology-trained professionals, making for an industry so immense it sports a fair share of millionaires and global icons. The online world’s transformation into a multi-faceted corporation hub has become such a big ...

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  • 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 Avenue in D.C.-Baltimore midpoint, Laurel. Her timing is impeccable, with the nation currently in a “cake craze” heightened by popular ...

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  • Painting the City Green

    If Zandra and Dennis Chestnut have their way, urban communities in Washington D.C., will be full-fledged members of “gang green.” The couple owns the Center for Green Urbanism, an art-infused business incubator that provides office space to small to mid-sized companies, houses the ...

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  • 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 voice, Sanowar gives off the guise of an innocent bystander incapable of harming a fly. But behind the profession of an everyday legal secretary is ...

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  • Help Your Child Succeed as a ‘Kid-Preneur’

    (NNPA) – At what age should a child be given “the facts of life” – not the birds-and-bees facts, but the bottom line about what it will be like for him or her to make a living and a life? I don’t think 6 or 7 years of age is too soon to start. In fact, […]

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  • Crash Dummies Celebrate 25-Year Anniversary

    In the mid-1980s, crash test dummies Vince and Larry famously broke through America’s television sets as iconic reminders of seatbelt safety. With their catchy tagline of "You can learn a lot from a dummy, buckle your seatbelt," the two figures became simultaneous with increased ...

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  • iPad Signals New Era in Business

    Self-proclaimed digital advocate Mario Armstrong could turn even the most unprepared tech person into a computer whiz. Besides serving as the technology commentator for National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition,” the long time techie moonlights as an electronic educator of ...

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