Local retail spots boost for economy

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Anne Garner sat on Steak ‘n Egg Kitchen‘s patio on a sunny Friday morning reading and eating breakfast. The 65-year-old said the food is amazing, it’s always cooked perfectly and it’s inexpensive. “The people, the staff, are wonderful,” Garner said. Garner prefers independent businesses because they are “more unique” and great for the community,…

D.C. residents respond positively to growth

WASHINGTON–Some residents of Washington D.C. reacted positively to the city’s population growth due to an influx of recent college graduates in search of jobs, according to interviews conducted in Tenleytown on Monday. Julie Zauzmer, a Washington Post journalist, moved to the city in January after graduating from Harvard University in 2013. She believes the increase of graduates like…

Tenleytown location benefits local smoothie shop

The Tenleytown Robeks store is still going strong after nine years despite the closings of several other Robeks stores in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, according to a store official. Pedro Lazo, manager of the Tenleytown store, credited location as the reason the store is doing so well. Located in the heart of Tenleytown–on Wisconsin Avenue by…