“At Trilogy at Lake Frederick [in Virginia], we decided to raise the bar on the dining options for residents, so we decided to build a fine-dining option and open it to the general public, as well as residents,” says Jason King, general manager of Shea Homes at Trilogy at Lake Frederick. “By […]

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When the cooler weather depends, we automatically start to crave coziness: warm sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, curling up with a good book by the fireplace, and undoubtedly, hot, hearty, comfort food. Region’s 117 Executive Chef Scott Bilstad talks about his Braised Short Rib Gnocchi in this piece. Click here […]

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The Trolley Trail from Calvert Hills to Riverdale Park Station is now officially open and there is a detour for the remainder of the route heading south.Under the temporary route, hikers and bikers heading south from College Park can make their way through the shopping center to connect up with the trail into Hyattsville. Click […]

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Sex-based harassment in any aspect of employment is prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 2,945 charges were filed in Virginia in fiscal year 2016. Of those, 1,069 charges were on the basis of race, and […]

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If you make a mistake when shooting a music video, a short film or even a big-budget movie, you can work around it. Good special effects, a big post-production budget and clever editing can conceal a lot. Make a mistake when shooting a product video? Viewers will notice. Click here to read […]

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There was a time when American schools, like American offices, were drab and stuffy places. But things are changing. As the office has evolved to allow a more creative and collaborative workplace, many educators have taken note, bringing those same features to classrooms, school libraries, lunchrooms and other common areas. Click here […]

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A distillery will open in Hyattsville sometime next year.Sangfroid Distilling will make brandy, whiskey and the classic Dutch version of gin, known as genever, in a space to the right of the TESST building on Route 1 in Hyattsville’s historic downtown.The distillery is the project of two brothers-in-law, Nate Groenendyk and Jeff Harner. The two […]

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According to Blake Zalcberg, president of OFM, when designing or redesigning a workplace, it is important to consider how the space will affect both the employees and clients. It has the power to encourage drive and manipulate communication within the office whilst being the first impression most people gain of the company. […]

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When running a business, it’s the things you can’t see that determine your success: your company’s culture and values, a smart business model, employees who are competent and driven. Farther down the list is your actual office. Click here to read the full story by Blake Zalcberg, president of Continue Reading

Hyattsville’s Arts District feels a lot artsier lately.In recent weeks, two loosely related efforts have started to transform the area around the historic downtown along Route 1 with new murals, painted walls of buildings, and art-related events. Urban Investment Partners, a D.C.-based developer that hopes to build an apartment and retail complex in the area, […]

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A large-sized company recently asked me to help them pick some trendy new office furniture that would attract millennial workers. If only it were that easy. As the head of a family-run furniture manufacturer and distributor, it would be great for my business if everyone had to go buy all new desks and chairs every […]

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One Washington, D.C., area case study is Trilogy at Lake Frederick—a community for ages 55 and up located in the Shenandoah Valley a mere 90 minutes away from the nation’s capitol. This upscale, resort-style community rests on the 117-acre Lake Frederick and includes a 36,000-square-foot club with an athletic center and a farm-to-table […]

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How does the First Amendment protect you in an employment situation when you express your political views? Tom Spiggle of the Spiggle Law Firm spoke with CNN’s Michaela Pereira to talk about what the law says. Click here for the full tory. Click here for the full story.

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