BUSINESS

  • 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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  • Drowning In Debt

    You can call it the ripple effect, the domino theory or whatever you wish. When applied to debt, it simply means that one thing after another keeps coming, and generally it is not good news. When you are in a tight financial situation, the last thing you need is to add insult to injury. For ...

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