With ‘Moscow Muellers’ and other promos, D.C. businesses bank on Trump themes

From The Washington Post: At the Bird in Shaw, the managers created a “Moscow Mueller” drink special and introduced it after the first round of special counsel indictments. At the Ivy City-based City Winery, there is the “covfefe” wine, echoing a confusing May 2017 tweet from President Trump. Washington has always been a city attuned to

Schar School Stat: Existing Home Sales in May 2018

This content ran in the Washington Business Journal in the June 15, 2018 edition.  Between May 2017 and May 2018, the number of existing home sales in the Washington region increased 1.1 percent, marking the second consecutive year-over-year increase. Of the 24 jurisdictions, 13 had gains. Percentage growth was led by Fredericksburg City, VA (+27.6%), Fairfax City,

Herndon’s high hopes: How the Virginia town is prepping for Metro

From The Washington Business Journal (subscription required): Barbara Glakas can tell you about the days when Herndon was home to a thriving industry of family dairy farms. From the McNair family’s land to Frying Pan Farm Park, acres upon acres of dairy farms blanketed the 4.2-square-mile town and the surrounding area. And local farmers tending those

Housing Variety Cited as Hallmark of Draft Comprehensive Plan

From Loudoun Now: As county planners work to finalize the draft of the new comprehensive plan in advance of Planning Commission review, a panel of industry experts say the Envision Loudoun exercise is on the right track in planning for a wider variety of housing types over the next 20 years. The Loudoun County Chamber of