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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 […]

The Importance of a Home Inspection

When purchasing a home, a home inspection is one of the most important due diligence one must do before closing. Professional home inspectors can help find defects or problems in the home and help with the best course of action. Below are six of the most common issues a home inspector finds when inspecting a […]

Nationwide Search for Outside Adviser for Hospital Deal

East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH), owned by Parish Council, has seen its share of troubles. Bond-rating agencies have given the hospital a credit rating of “highly speculative.” Hospital executives report that they currently remain up-to-date on all debts and other payments but has spent more than $50 million in cash reserves in the last 4 […]

Cafe du Monde Opens in City Park

Cafe du Monde is known for their beignets and is a historic fixture in the city of New Orleans. For the past 6 months the cafe and beignet parlor has been serving out of their food truck in City Park. This week, the new location will open July 31, 2019 with a ribbon cutting ceremony […]

$10 Million Dollar FEMA Grant Awarded to Gretna

Ever since Katrina, the New Orleans area is on top of addressing flooding issues. Gretna is one of the areas that sees a lot of flooding. FEMA has announced that they will give Gretna a $10 million grant to address the flooding issues. The canal drainage will be addressed along with repairing 25th Street. Both […]

Federal City’s Face-lift

Federal City, the former Naval Support Activity site, that is located on the West Bank will hopefully soon see life again. This 200-acre complex along the Mississippi River was once part of the Navy. In 2005, the Navy pulled out and leased the property to the Algiers Development District. Algiers Development District turned the site […]

Gretna’s Big EZ Seafood Restaurant Item On Menu Goes National

The first restaurant in the New Orleans area to introduce Viet-Cajun crawfish was the Big EZ Seafood in Gretna. When the restaurant first opened in 2015 it was not the most favorite item on the menu for local West Bank patrons but now it is so popular you can find Viet-Cajun crawfish throughout the U.S. […]

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