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January 16, 2014- Washington Post
Construction of Ferris wheel for National Harbor already underway

It’s really happening — a 175-foot Ferris wheel is coming to National Harbor. The approvals are in place, the permits have been okayed and the $15 million ride is already being built…

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January 15, 2014- Washington Post
Is monumental Washington area ready for the Capital Wheel at National Harbor?

A city known for a monumental skyline marked by a sober granite obelisk and a stately cast-iron dome is getting a piece of good, old American razzle-dazzle just outside its borders…

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December 20, 2013 – Washington Post
MGM gets the nod to build Maryland’s sixth casino at National Harbor in Prince George’s

MGM National Harbor? You bet. A state commission awarded Maryland’s sixth and final casino license Friday to MGM Resorts International, which plans to build a $925 million casino complex at National Harbor in Prince George’s County…

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December 20, 2013 – Washington Business Journal
Year in review: Top economic development stories from 2013

As of Dec. 20, one of the biggest economic development stories of 2013 is still developing. After months of debate and discussion, Prince George’s County selected MGM Resorts International to build a new casino at National Harbor…

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December 17, 2013 – Eater
The Walrus Oyster and Ale House is Coming

Here’s the scoop on what is being planned to replace the now-shuttered Ketchup at National Harbor. D.C. restaurant veteran Michael Sternberg has signed a letter of intent to open The Walrus Oyster and Ale House…

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December 6, 2013 – CNBC
Strong November jobs

It looks like good news for the economy is finally good news for Wall Street. Stocks rose sharply because of a super strong jobs report. American businesses added 203,000 jobs in November…

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November 22, 2013 – Washington Post
Opening day of Tanger Outlets at National Harbor lures shoppers before dawn

The grand opening of Tanger Outlets at National Harbor was scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday, but some eager shoppers began their vigil long before sunrise. In fact, many said they had waited a lifetime for the brand-name stores that had bypassed Prince George’s County…

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September 20, 2013- WJLA
‘Flugtag’ takes flight in D.C.

What do you get when you combine a jigsaw, a few screws, and the front wheel from your third-grade bicycle? According to its inventor: the greatest flying mechanism man has ever seen…

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March 2, 2012 – Washington Post
At National Harbor, indie boutiques court tourists and condo-dwellers

When hundreds of cheerleaders descended on the Gaylord Convention Center at National Harbor for a three-day convention last October, Kassie Rempel was ready…

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January 12, 2012 – Washington Examiner
National Harbor outlet center moves forward

A new outlet mall at National Harbor — the first such discount destination inside the Capital Beltway — moved closer to reality Thursday as the Prince George’s County Planning Board approved a site plan for the center…

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January 12, 2012 – WJLA.com
National Harbor to add outlet stores

Outlets stores will soon be coming to the National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The mall has 85 designer stores. And the designs are in for adding outlet stores. A vote was taken and they chose to go ahead with the stores…

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July/August, 2011 – Montgomery Magazine
All-American Summer Fun

This summer when the temperatures climb, beat the heat by visiting the D.C. area’s coolest new resort destination–National Harbor…

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May 23, 2011 – The Washington Post
Outlet center to come to National Harbor complex

Tanger has 34 outlet centers in 22 states. Most Tanger developments are in areas that require shoppers to travel long distances, and Tanger officials said the move to National Harbor will mark the first time its stores have been placed close to a metropolitan center…

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May 23, 2011 – Washington Business Journal
National Harbor lands Tanger Outlet Center

Fairfax developer The Peterson Cos. has reeled in a big retail attraction for its National Harbor complex, announcing Monday that it had signed a deal with Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. to open a $100 million outlet shops emporium at the Prince George’s County convention center and resort…

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May 19, 2011 – Washington Business Journal
Wolfgang Puck to cater at National Harbor

Guess which celebrity chef has chosen National Harbor for his next catering gig? Wolfgang Puck Catering has signed an agreement to take over The Sunset Room at National Harbor…

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