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Spring Wine Fling Spotlights Metropolitan Washington’s Innovative Wine Programs 3/20 – 3/26

March 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joanna Heaney Linda Roth Associates, Inc. 202-888-3567 Spring Wine Fling Spotlights Metropolitan Washington’s Innovative Wine Programs – 3/20 – 3/26 Guests Can Enjoy Tasting Flights at the Region’s Finest Bars & Restaurants Washington, D.C. (March 13, 2017) – Metropolitan Washington restaurants will be dusting off their most treasured vintages of wine and introducing creative new styles to their diners, with the return of Spring Wine Fling presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW...Read more

Maryland minimum wage bill passes

April 8, 2014
By Ryan Sharrow and Tucker Echols , Washington Business Journal On the last day of the 2014 General Assembly, state lawmakers gave final passage to a bill that will eventually raise the Maryland minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, eased the penalties for possessing marijuana, but were less generous to production companies that choose to film in Maryland. The minimum wage bill, previously passed by the Senate Saturday, was approved Monday by the House and heads to Gov. Martin O'Malley for his final signature. The wage will gradually increase from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour in July 2018. The first...Read more

Docli Gelati Café Celebrates Anniversary with Friday Freebie

Dolci Gelati Café
April 3, 2014
Dolci Gelati Café is celebrating its one-year anniversary tomorrow, Friday, April 4th, 2014. To mark this exciting milestone with something edible, Pastry Chef and Owner Gianluigi Dellaccio and team are launching their latest creative confection – ‘Gelato Cake Sandwiches’ - made with toasted almond cake and gelato filling, dipped in sprinkles or nuts, and covered with chocolate – tomorrow. The first 200 guests that arrive at Dolci Gelati Café will receive a complimentary sample of the new treats or ‘Birthday Bites’ – one per customer -...

Exemptions Proposed to Montgomery County's Bag Tax

June 30, 2013
Michelle Basch, WTOP Nearly a year and a half after Montgomery County's 5-cent bag tax took effect, a public hearing was held Tuesday night to consider possible tweaks. A bill being considered by the Montgomery County Council would scale back the tax so it only applies to food stores. A food store would be defined as any retail store where food makes up more than 2 percent of gross sales by dollar value. The bill would make takeout food bags exempt from the tax. Read more: