Abha Bhattarai

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Customers flocked to the Shake Shack in Dupont Circle Friday, just hours after the company’s shares hit the stock market.

  • Jan 30, 2015

Limo firms race to offer what the ride-sharing upstarts can’t: Brewery tours, shopping trips and shuttle services.

  • Jan 30, 2015

The arena, also known as Washington Coliseum, was the site of the Beatles’ first U.S. concert.

  • Jan 28, 2015

The deal would make Bethesda-based Marriott the largest hotel company in Canada.

  • Jan 27, 2015

Table 8, a restaurant booking service aimed at business travelers, debuts here today.

  • Jan 26, 2015

The McLean-based financial company also posted higher fourth-quarter revenue.

  • Jan 22, 2015

Body & Soul, a Rockville-based line of beauty products, was one of 30 featured companies.

  • Jan 18, 2015

The supermarket, which opened in 1951, will close Feb. 12.

  • Jan 16, 2015

The Washington economy continues to struggle following sequestration. Can it reinvent itself in 2015?

  • Jan 15, 2015

Smashburger, Boloco and Freshii are among those shuttering downtown D.C. locations in recent months.

  • Jan 11, 2015
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Abha Bhattarai covers local banking, retail and hospitality for The Washington Post's Capital Business section. Abha graduated from The Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Forbes.com and the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times. She lives in Washington, D.C.
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