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Chipotle chain to open restaurant in Norfolk’s Ghent (Virginian-Pilot)
The city has confirmed what Chipotle would not. Rumors sweeping Ghent have the first Norfolk location of the Mexican chain taking over San Antonio Sam’s on Colley Avenue.

Brentwood Shopping Center is up for sale, but is it a target for developers? (Washington Post)
A D.C. shopping center is for sale, and its location atop a Red Line Metrorail station could make it a candidate for a major mixed-use development in the future.

Private jets starting to take off again (USA Today)
Private jets, largely grounded by the recession, are taking off once again — a sign that businesses may be feeling more confident despite the still shaky economy.

Steve Jobs Using ICloud to Pick Apart PC Industry (Bloomberg)
Jobs aims to make Apple the center of consumers’ digital lives, further decreasing dependence on Microsoft Corp.’s once- dominant Windows software and Hewlett-Packard Co.’s market- leading PCs. With iCloud, files will be stored by Apple in remote data centers — known as the “cloud” in technology parlance — and automatically synchronize. That means the same content is available from any Apple gadget, without it cluttering up users’ hard drives.

At Business Schools, Race for Cash Heats Up (WSJ)
Today, business-plan competitions are offering greater cash prizes and, perhaps as a result, are getting more entries than ever before, according to Joe Hurley, co-founder of BizPlanCompetitions.com, an online database for entrepreneurship contests. In recent years, business schools have opened more course offerings in entrepreneurship and have used their own competitions as a selling point for prospective students.

Turn Your iPad Into a Laptop (Inc.)
You’ve taken the plunge and invested in an iPad. So, is it possible to ditch your laptop altogether for business trips or even work itself?

Kathy Ireland’s latest business: Wedding dresses (Fortune)
wimsuit model-turned-entrepreneur Kathy Ireland is saying ”I do” to her latest business venture: wedding dresses. Her collection, which features more than 1,000 dresses of various styles, came out earlier this year. And as wedding season takes off, Ireland is expecting the line to do well.

Chipotle chain to open restaurant in Norfolk’s Ghent (Virginian-Pilot)
The city has confirmed what Chipotle would not. Rumors sweeping Ghent have the first Norfolk location of the Mexican chain taking over San Antonio Sam’s on Colley Avenue.

Brentwood Shopping Center is up for sale, but is it a target for developers? (Washington Post)
A D.C. shopping center is for sale, and its location atop a Red Line Metrorail station could make it a candidate for a major mixed-use development in the future.

Private jets starting to take off again (USA Today)
Private jets, largely grounded by the recession, are taking off once again — a sign that businesses may be feeling more confident despite the still shaky economy.

Steve Jobs Using ICloud to Pick Apart PC Industry (Bloomberg)
Jobs aims to make Apple the center of consumers’ digital lives, further decreasing dependence on Microsoft Corp.’s once- dominant Windows software and Hewlett-Packard Co.’s market- leading PCs. With iCloud, files will be stored by Apple in remote data centers — known as the “cloud” in technology parlance — and automatically synchronize. That means the same content is available from any Apple gadget, without it cluttering up users’ hard drives.

At Business Schools, Race for Cash Heats Up (WSJ)
Today, business-plan competitions are offering greater cash prizes and, perhaps as a result, are getting more entries than ever before, according to Joe Hurley, co-founder of BizPlanCompetitions.com, an online database for entrepreneurship contests. In recent years, business schools have opened more course offerings in entrepreneurship and have used their own competitions as a selling point for prospective students.

Turn Your iPad Into a Laptop (Inc.)
You’ve taken the plunge and invested in an iPad. So, is it possible to ditch your laptop altogether for business trips or even work itself?

Kathy Ireland’s latest business: Wedding dresses (Fortune)
wimsuit model-turned-entrepreneur Kathy Ireland is saying ”I do” to her latest business venture: wedding dresses. Her collection, which features more than 1,000 dresses of various styles, came out earlier this year. And as wedding season takes off, Ireland is expecting the line to do well.

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