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March 16, 2018
News | WASHINGTON (AP) — South Africa and Wales are set to face off in a historic rugby match at RFK Stadium this spring, highlighting the growth and popularity of the sport in the nation’s capital. The one-off match is scheduled for June 2 and is part of a trio of test matches South Africa and Wales will play during the month across North and South America. According to World Rugby’...
March 14, 2018
Press Release | READ THE FULL PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, NY (March 14, 2018) - The James Beard Foundation is proud to announce the nominees for the 2018 James Beard Foundation Awards. The nominees were announced today during a breakfast at Parc by Stephen Starr in Philadelphia, co-hosted by Clare Reichenbach, CEO of the James Beard Foundation; and Meryl Levitz, president and CEO of VISIT PHILADELPHIA®. Levitz...
March 13, 2018
Press Release | SAN FRANCISCO -- OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Bookings Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today unveiled its "Open Kitchen"  initiative at SXSW2018. The PSA-style campaign spotlights the need for the restaurant industry to make a shared commitment to put an end to an exclusionary, abusive culture and...
March 12, 2018
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March 12, 2018
Press Release | BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va., March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Valley Spring Water was again recognized as the best tasting American Bottled water at the annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting, finishing second in a field of nearly 100 international competitors.   Mountain Valley has been awarded twice before at this all day event in ...
March 8, 2018
Press Release | Programming Includes Official SXSW Panel on Esports and Interactive Gaming Lab, an All-Female Music Lineup and Special Culinary Events with James Beard Nominee CHIKO, in Austin March 11-15 WASHINGTON, DC – (March 8, 2018) – As Washington, DC continues to receive national attention for its thriving culinary and entertainment scenes as well as its growing sports industry,...
February 28, 2018
News | International Bottled Water Association Consumers prefer bottled water, recognize it as a healthy choice, and think it should be available wherever drinks are sold Alexandria, VA – More than 3 in 5 Americans (63 percent) say bottled water (still and/or sparkling) is among their most preferred beverages, followed by coffee (62 percent), according to a new national survey. Fewer Americans (...
February 26, 2018
Press Release | WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In year two of their partnership, Events DC and NRG Esports today announced a new training home in Washington, DC. The location will house NRG's developmental Overwatch Roster for the Contenders Series. This strategic move to Washington, DC showcases Events DC's long-term commitment to the rapidly growing esports landscape and its ecosystem in the...
February 21, 2018
News | JBF Editors - James Beard Foundation  February 21, 2018 Original article The James Beard Foundation is thrilled to announce José Andrés, multiple James Beard Award–winning chef, owner of ThinkFoodGroup, food and anti-hunger advocate, and founder of World Central Kitchen as the recipient of its 2018 Humanitarian of the Year award. Andrés...
February 19, 2018
News | There’s two bars, scenic views, and Asian-themed dishes by Rebecca Gale  Feb 19, 2018, 4:20pm EST | Eater DC The new two-story Circa scheduled to debut on Wednesday, February 21 in Chinatown is the homegrown chain’s biggest location to date. Parent company Metropolitan Hospitality Group shut down the flagship Circa in Dupont Circleat the end of last year, but continues...
May 1, 2018
News |  MOVIN' YOUR BUSINESS FORWARD: START, GROW AND PROSPER The 3rd Annual POWERUP DC National Small Business Week Forum is designed to provide small businesses and non-profits with information, tools, resources, and services to support their startup and growth into prospering enterprises. The forum will focus specifically on one of the greatest needs of entrepreneurs, access to...
February 27, 2018
News | Winning Paella and Crab Cake Dishes to Have Pop-Up Appearances on Radiator Menu WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 27, 2018) – ABC’s daytime, Emmy Award-winning show, “The Chew,” hosted a nationwide cooking competition to find the ‘Best Chef on the Block’ the week of February 19th. After winning the Washington, D.C. battle last month, Radiator...
February 22, 2018
Press Release | House Bill 518 supports the State’s breweries by lifting outdated restrictions on selling and purchasing craft beer ROCKVILLE, Md., February 22, 2018—The Montgomery County Council sent a letter to the chair of the Economic Matters Committee, Delegate Dereck E. Davis, in unanimous support of Maryland House Bill (HB) 518, the Reform on Tap Act. HB 518 would lift restrictions on...
February 20, 2018
News | By Rebecca Cooper - Senior Staff Reporter, Washington Business Journal At the beginning, Wasabi Sushi founder Bo Davis was just looking for a way to streamline the accounting at his own restaurants, a chain of conveyor-belt sushi spots. But when fellow restaurateur Roy Phillips came in and saw his system, which included hiring a cadre of workers in India to process invoices, they got an idea for...
February 15, 2018
News | All class A wholesalers, class A manufacturers, and class A off-premises retailers (liquor stores) in the District are due to renew alcohol licenses by: Monday, April 2, 2018.   Renewed licenses will expire in three years. Licensees that wish to renew their licenses should ensure they complete the following. Update Your Contact Info Licensees that need to update a new...

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