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New Project Set To Be Constructed on Al Copeland’s Lakefront Property

Years ago Al Copeland Sr., founder of Popeyes Fried Chicken, purchased a big piece of lakefront property in Mandeville. His plans for the property, a 30,000 sq. ft. home, horse stables and a helipad never happened. Today, the Copeland family has given the 29-acre property that is worth $7 million to the LSU Health Foundation. […]

Riverfront Hotel Planned for New Orleans Convention Center Will Still Happen

The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has chosen AECOM-Broadmoor to oversee their $557 million project to upgrade the complex. This is the first upgrade project since the convention center was constructed in 1984. The center has already tapped into the budget and spent $115 million on updates through the linear park which runs along the […]

Biden Administration To Cut Payments on Government-Backed Loans

The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt our economy and the well-being of our country tremendously. July 2021 the administration announced that there will be new loan modification options for those who have government-backed home loans. Biden’s administration wants to give borrowers the opportunity to catch up or keep paying their mortgage payments due to the struggles […]

Seven Louisiana Towns To Escape to for a Weekend

When Louisianans think of a weekend getaway the Gulf Coast usually comes to mind but there are some perfect getaways throughout the rest of Louisiana. These charming small towns are great places to go for rest and relaxation. Here are seven small towns located in Louisiana that are perfect for nature lovers to main street […]

This Years New Orleans Parade of Homes Will Be Both Live and Virtual

Each year the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans (HBAGNO) hosts the Parade of Homes. This is said to be the biggest official showcase of homes and their latest designs and floor plans in the Greater New Orleans area. Patrons who attend the 2021 Parade of Homes can tour homes in person or via […]

LaDOTD Includes a Plaquemines Parish Project on Its Statewide Projects List

The Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development is spending close to $82 million dollars on 16 projects in infrastructure around the state of Louisiana. These state-wide projects include work that will be done in Plaquemines Parish. The sixteen projects will be prioritized by road/bridge condition, the urgency of improvements, type/volume of traffic, crash records, unforeseeable […]

Colonial Country Club In Harahan Might Turn Into A Residential Development

A revised agreement will go in front of the Harahan city officials and City Council to redevelop Colonial Country Club into a residential development. In last month’s meeting which lasted six and a half hours the revised agreement was drafted from the many amendments. The golf course has been abandoned since it closed in 2012. […]

The African Pompano Reflected in Search for the Ghosts of the Gulf

A Studio in the Woods has been awarded one of the grants given by the National Endowment for the Arts to bring together art and culture in activities that will enlighten and strengthen communities economically, physically and socially. The program which is part of Tulane University’s ByWater Institute is using the Our Town funding to […]

A $75,000 Our Town Grant Goes to A Studio in the Woods

A program of Tulane University’s ByWater Institute called A Studio in the Woods, is receiving a $75,000 Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant will be used towards Searching for the Ghosts of the Gulf, a collaborative project with artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée and the Plaquemines Parish Government. A […]

Belle Chasse Medal of Honor Park Honors War Veterans Will Finally Be Completed

The Louisiana Medal of Honor Park is finally going to be finished after construction came to a halt about 18 years ago. Originally the park was created to display over 4,000 medal recipients from the Civil War to present-day conflicts. The structure was built by Seabees from the neighboring Naval Air Station and Joint Reserve […]

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