Posts by: Alison Beckwith

The future of the office may be at home. But that means it’s time to start thinking harder about what a good home office looks like. A 2017 survey of 15,000 adults by Gallup found that 43 percent of employed Americans spent at least some time in the previous year working remotely — a four-point […]

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Voted most scenic by Open Table, the farm-to-table restaurant is just 90 minutes from D.C. Region’s 117 Northern Virginia’s hottest new farm-to-table restaurant, is offering a four-course Valentine’s Day dinner in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. Named one of the 100 most scenic restaurants in America in 2017 by Open Table, Region’s 117 has […]

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The tidal wave of men in Hollywood, Congress and the media losing their jobs after allegations of sexual harassment has spurred many men in much less lofty positions to worry about their own pasts.Across the country, mid-level managers are racking their brains, rereading their old emails and checking their text message histories to see if […]

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“What works for Billy Graham — or even Mike Pence — could get you in a lot of legal trouble. The Pence Rule does not provide any legal protection against a harassment or discrimination claim. To the contrary, it would more likely be used against you in court,” says Tom Spiggle of the Continue Reading

Arlington Attorney Tom Spiggle frequently helps women with issues in the workplace. He says Senator Al … “Basically these have been kept quiet, sort of swept under the rug for all these years and he’s trying to shine a spotlight on that now and I think that’s the right place to start,” […]

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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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