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New Orleans Job Growth on the Rise

The preliminary U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics data announced that New Orleans has seen an increase in jobs added to the Crescent City over the last twelve months. The New Orleans area has added 9,100 jobs with an increase of 1.5%, through October 2019. New Orleans area was part of five of Louisiana’s nine […]

West Bank’s Open-Air Market Delights With International Food

Nawlins Market, the open-air flea market, located in West Bank is just nine miles from downtown New Orleans. There you can find many traditional cuisines from many Latin American places such as the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Colombia. Located in Harvey, just behind a motel and industrial docks of the Harvey Canal, many enjoy this […]

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome $450M Facelift

New Orleans’ 44-year old Mercedes-Benz Superdome, which has hosted a total of seven Super Bowls, will be getting a much needed face-lift. The Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District, also known as the Superdome Commission, has officially approved the $450M renovation to begin. The $450M project will be financed by several different groups. The stadium district […]

The Plaquemines Parish School Parish Makes Top Rated A

The Louisiana Department of Education released the school ratings for the 2018-2019 school year this week. According to the data provided, the Plaquemines Parish school system was the highlighted system this year. They jumped from a B district to an A district. Plaquemines Parish was the only district in the New Orleans metro area to […]

A Building Material That Can Protect Homes During Natural Disasters

Natural disasters are one of a homeowner’s biggest fears. Hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes and fires can cause many to lose their homes and all of their possessions. There is a company that can help protect homes during these unpredictable weather phenomenons. RSG 3-D has created a building material that can keep a house intact during hurricanes, […]

More Train Traffic in the Horizon for Gretna

Despite the recent vote to not build a new section of track through downtown Gretna, both the Gretna mayor and railroad executives say there will still be railroad work on the horizon. β€œThe traffic is coming,” Robert Bach, president and chief operating officer of Rio Grande Pacific Railroad, said Tuesday. “We were seeking for a […]

What’s Next For the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s Upriver Land

The 1200-room hotel on the upriver end of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is the first part of the new entertainment district planned for the Convention Center’s 47 upriver acres. The $558 million hotel is scheduled to be completed in late 2023 with a grand opening in early 2024. The Convention Center’s officials now […]

High New Orleans Prices Leads Home Buyers to the Suburbs

With rising home prices in New Orleans, many potential homebuyers have been priced out of the market. Many consumers are looking in areas that have not had such dramatic jumps in prices. One of these areas is Marrero, Louisiana. After moving out of New Orleans due to Hurricane Katrina, Janine Lewis moved back to New […]

High Graduation Rate At West Bank’s New Orleans Maritime and Military Academy

A unique charter school based in Federal City, on New Orleans’ West Bank, was recognized as one of the top four New Orleans public high schools which had the highest percentages of students scoring 3 or above on AP exams along with a 97% graduation rate for the 2017-18 school year. New Orleans Military and […]

Safer Bike Lanes To Open In Algiers And the Central Business District

Algiers and the Central Business District (CBD) are two bustling areas in the city of New Orleans. With all of the heavy traffic, pedestrians and cyclist need to be careful especially since the crash on Esplanade Avenue that killed two cyclists and injured several last March. During Carnival season this year two cyclist were killed […]

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