Sexual harassment lawyer Tom Spiggle can look out across the Potomac River and see where the easy court cases are. Only a bridge separates his Arlington, Virginia, headquarters — located in a state with no sexual harassment law — and the District of Columbia, which has a “Human Rights Act” that goes […]

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Region’s 117, a farm-to-table restaurant overlooking Lake Frederick, is the only restaurant in the greater D.C. area to be named to this year’s coveted lists of the 100 best brunch spots and the 100 most scenic restaurants in America, both by OpenTable. The acclaimed restaurant serves farm-to-table cuisine prepared by Executive Chef […]

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In the wake of ongoing sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood, Congress and the media, some male bosses are thinking of adopting what is known as the “Pence Rule.” Common among evangelical Christians, the rule is based on the practices of Southern Baptist minister Billy Graham, who refused to eat, travel or meet alone with any […]

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A group of small business owners, together with the SoHy Collective, are working to help revitalize the Route 1 corridor in the SoHy District (southern Hyattsville) by lighting up the area for the holidays. Participating businesses along Baltimore Avenue are coming together for the first annual “Light it Up-Holidays […]

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Region’s 117, a farm-to-table restaurant overlooking Lake Frederick, is the only restaurant in the greater D.C. area to be named to this year’s coveted lists of the 100 best brunch spots and the 100 most scenic restaurants in America, both by OpenTable. The acclaimed restaurant serves farm-to-table cuisine prepared by executive chef […]

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Still, be careful about sharing your secret with any co-workers before letting your boss know. Pregnancy discrimination is still an issue women contend with, and if your boss gets wind that you’re pregnant, it can lead to some gray areas. “If you weren’t on record as having told them that you’re pregnant, someone inclined to […]

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Long before there was Streetcar 82 Brewing Co, the 82 Streetcar Line used to take commuters and shoppers to and from Washington, D.C., at 5th & G, near what is now the Verizon Center, to towns along Route 1 including Eckington, Woodridge, Mt. Rainier, Hyattsville, and College Park. Tracks from Washington, D.C. were first laid […]

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“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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