01

Apr

In an move to continue it’s expansion into the District, Walmart has placed a bid with the city to buy up the retail space on 15th and U Street NW. The 30 something businesses on the block have been struggling to draw foot traffic as of late, particularly in light of the heavy development taking place…

21

Jan

By now, you’ve probably heard of Funk Parade. If you haven’t you must be new to DC, in which case – WELCOME. Last year was the first ever Funk Parade and it’s already cemented itself as the stuff of legends. Lifelong residents and DC transplants took to the streets in celebration of song and dance. Jazz, Funk,…

22

Dec

Ahhhhhh the perks of proximity. Living in the capital, an area rich with history, certainly has it’s advantages. We don’t want to brag or anything….but recently Congresswoman Eleanor Norton Holmes stopped by to shop with us. And this wasn’t some willy nilly, she’s walking by and something-caught-her-eye type of thing – nope! – Congresswoman Norton…

17

Nov

If you’re anything like us, then you can see through the phoniness of corporate holiday cheer. It’s hard to believe that big businesses like Walmart and Best Buy, who let their shoppers claw each other for savings really care about the holidays. It’s usually the little guys – the neighborhood businesses and people like you…

10

Nov

It’s one thing to talk the talk and another to walk the walk, right? At least that’s what we’ve always heard. So after spending last week talking about the merits of shopping local and supporting your community – after going on and on about the whopping 80% that goes back into the community  – and…

04

Nov

So in a few short weeks, 24 days to be exact – is Small Business Saturday. If you’re not familiar with Small Business Saturday you should be. While everyone else will be rushing from the dinner table to maul each other at big box stores, you can rest assured that your money will be helping a…

07

Oct

There are people who eat and people who dine. People who are hungry and people who are always hungry. There are even people that will eat something that fell on the floor and people who would rather die. The good thing about going to an outdoor food festival – besides the presumable people watching –…