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  • City looks into preserving historic signs

    City looks into preserving historic signs
    When Umami Burger moved into the building on the corner of Riverside Drive and Rose Street in Burbank, it kept a few traces of Papoo's Hot Dog Show, a restaurant that had been there for 62 years before closing in 2011. The most obvious trace is the...
  • Stricter tax inversion rules punish stocks of firms mulling such moves

    The Obama administration's tougher rules on offshore corporate inversions had an immediate effect Tuesday, pushing down the stock prices of companies considering such moves. But the highly technical changes to the tax code did not appear to go far...
  • Biggest U.S. Bank IPO Since Crisis Values Citizens Financial At $13 Billion

    Shares of Citizens Financial Group Inc., which has 45 branches in Connecticut, rose as much as 8 percent in their market debut, valuing the U.S. unit of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC at about $13 billion — the biggest U.S. bank IPO since the...
  • Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy

    Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy
    The Defense Department publishes a list of contract awards on weekdays, and leading Monday's list was $99 million in work for a small business in Williamsburg. The same list included $19.8 million for a company in Chesapeake. The next day's list rang up...
  • FAU to open new start-up business center Friday

    FAU to open new start-up business center Friday
    Tech Runway, billed as a new model for entrepreneurship in South Florida, will open Friday with five tenants at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The first tenants are a company that simplifies shopping and shipping outside the country, a...
  • UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]

    UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]
    Much has been written recently about the path forward for University of Maryland University College ("UMUC should focus on education, not business," Sept. 18). Like many Marylanders, I have a vested interest in UMUC. My father attended the university...
  • Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'

    Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'
    Online-education company Udacity said Wednesday it had raised $35 million and was offering its first "nanodegree" course, which aims to teach a skill but at a fraction of the cost of a college degree. The credential aims to provide a way for students...
  • Business leaders question downtown Glen Ellyn development plan

     Business leaders question downtown Glen Ellyn development plan
    The Glen Ellyn Village Board on Monday night took its first look at plans for a massive, multiuse redevelopment project at the site of a grocery store in downtown Glen Ellyn. Wheaton-based Next Generation Development has floated plans that would involve...
  • York County's Economic Development Authority OKs $34,500 to rent, operate business center

    York County's Economic Development Authority approved a proposal Tuesday evening to move a business innovation hub from the College of William and Mary to a leased building at 332 N. Henry St. in downtown Williamsburg. The Triangle Business and...
  • Photo series focuses on local businesses

    Photo series focuses on local businesses
    Some subjects in Jen Serena's latest photography project took some extra convincing. The Burbank small business owners just couldn't believe they were being offered free photography. Others said "yes" perhaps a little too quickly. "I didn't even...
  • Allentown pet boutique catches eye of Martha Stewart

    Allentown pet boutique catches eye of Martha Stewart
    An Allentown pet food and supply boutique has caught the eye of tv personality and style maven Martha Stewart and is a finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards. The Dining Dog & Friends which opened earlier this year at 3245 Hamilton...