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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. […]

Living Close to New Orleans Central Business District

New Orleans Central Business District (CBD) is not only the hub for Fortune 500 businesses but also the place to be in the evenings and weekends. Graced with tons of restaurants, bars and theaters, this area is booming after dark. To add to the area’s portfolio, Ernst & Young, an international accounting and business services […]

New Orleans Residents Vote Yes For New Tax Plan

New Orleans is known for its beautiful parks and outside living. The city takes pride in its parks and recreation. This month voters approved a tax plan which redirects money to fund parks and recreation in Orleans Parish. The tax money will come from property tax money collected. β€œThe people of New Orleans made the […]

Metro New Orleans Best High Schools of 2019

New Orleans area is a great place to live and residents should be proud of the area’s schools systems. For over 25 years, U.S. News & World Reports has ranked the best high schools, hospitals, nursing homes, colleges and more. This year U.S. News & World Reports included several New Orleans area schools in its […]

Benefits of Short-Term Rentals

The New Orleans area is visited by travelers from around the world. With its great culture, events, food and accommodations, New Orleans and its surrounding parishes make great residential investments. Not not only is the area a great place to live, but it is a fantastic area to own a home and rent short-term. Short-term […]

Plaquemines Parish New Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion

Wetlands in the area have suffered with the building of levees along the Mississippi River. The levees have stopped the flow of sediment that is needed to build and maintain the natural wetlands. The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) plans to build the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion in Plaquemines Parish to help with this […]

$10 Million Dollar Redevelopment Project At Elmwood in Jefferson Parish

Jefferson Parish will see a face-lift to the Elmwood Shopping Center. The developer, Lauricella Land, hopes to bring a new and exciting place to Jefferson Parish that will draw people in from other parishes. Mike Yenni, Jefferson Parish President, is excited about the new project for the community. He said that the redevelopment will include […]

Plaquemines Parish Schools Named in Louisiana’s Top School Districts

Even though the Louisiana Department of Education used a tougher grading metric this year, many of the New Orleans area school districts rank the same or better in 2018. Plaquemines Parish Schools ranked #4 best school district in the state. This ranking is based off a data collected by the U.S. Department of Education and […]

F. Christiana To Expand Adding More Jobs For New Orleans’ Residents

Marrero, La. is the home to the F. Christiana distribution center which was purchased by US Food Holding Corp. in 2017. The local known food distributor became a national known food distributor overnight. The New Orleans area distribution center is scheduled to expand and will be completed by the year 2020. F. Christiana is known […]

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