LIFE IN THE DMV – The Blog

Rafael Nadal Will Make His Citi Open Debut This Summer

Rafael Nadal Will Make His Citi Open Debut This Summer

Ronnie Goodall didn’t believe the news at first. Someone had just sent him a Washington Post article announcing that 20-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal had committed to play at this summer’s Citi Open tennis tournament. But players with Nadal’s resume typically...

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Who Gets the Keys to Your Digital Estate?

Who Gets the Keys to Your Digital Estate?

You may not own cryptocurrency or nonfungible tokens. You may not have a big Instagram following or run an online business. But if you do almost anything online, you probably have digital assets — electronic records that you own, control or license. Failing to make...

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A New Name for Homeless-Services Organization

A New Name for Homeless-Services Organization

What began life three decades ago as the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network, or A-SPAN, has assumed a new identity: PathForward. “We developed this new brand with deep respect for our past and humble beginnings while looking ahead to an exciting future. The...

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A Large Solar Farm is Pitched in Montgomery County

A Large Solar Farm is Pitched in Montgomery County

A concept application was filed last month for a large new community solar farm in Montgomery County. The Black Rock Road Solar Project, led by Distributed Solar Development, wants to create a solar farm at 16952 Black Rock Road (map). The array would be on concrete...

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Microsoft Purchases Two Prince William Land Tracts for $95.1M

Microsoft Purchases Two Prince William Land Tracts for $95.1M

Microsoft Corp. now has acquired 92.6 additional acres of potential data center land in Prince William County. The Redmond, Washington, software and cloud computing giant has recorded two land tract purchases in Bristow — an 83-acre acquisition off Devlin Road for...

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Seven Fun Ways to Get Out on the Water This Summer

Seven Fun Ways to Get Out on the Water This Summer

Get Up Some Speed Zip along the Potomac in a two-person catamaran—at speeds up to 25 miles an hour—on a guided tour with Monumental Boat Tours. Excursions leave from National Harbor and go either to Mount Vernon ($120 a person) or around DC’s landmarks ($150).  ...

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Techstars Appoint a New Leader for its D.C. Accelerator

Techstars Appoint a New Leader for its D.C. Accelerator

Techstars has tapped a new managing director for its D.C. senior care-focused accelerator that went live at the start of 2020. The Boulder, Colorado accelerator operator, which runs an ever-growing roster of programs across the country, said Monday it has appointed...

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New Georgetown Canal Boat is Close to Being Put in the Water

New Georgetown Canal Boat is Close to Being Put in the Water

The Georgetown canal now has water flowing through it, and soon you will be able to ride in a brand new boat on it. “We hope to get as many visitors to travel the roughly one-mile trip up on the canal in Georgetown, beginning hopefully later this year,” said Jeffrey...

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Guidehouse to Set Up New Northern Viginia HQ with 1,550 Jobs

Guidehouse to Set Up New Northern Viginia HQ with 1,550 Jobs

Management consultant Guidehouse will move its global headquarters to Tysons. The company will invest $12.7 million in a new corporate campus at 1676 International Drive, to open later this year. The office, initially 75,000 square feet, will house more than 1,550...

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