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Come to the Plaquemines Parish Seafood

The annual seafood and heritage festival is one of Plaquemines Parish’s biggest events. The festival was held this year from April 28 – 30, 2023 at the festival grounds in Belle Chasse. Patrons enjoyed seafood and culture through restaurants and organizations’ food and history. Everyone enjoyed Croatian American Society’s chargrilled oysters. All the cuisine served […]

Pathscrossed Will Be Held in Westwego

Pathscrossed is a street party along Sala Avenue that will host three art exhibit openings in Westwego. Sala Avenue will be closed and there will be live music, a red-carpet reception for all and a possible appearance of fire dancers. The organizer is artist Josh Wigerter, who is using the event as a  tribute to […]

Land Beneath the Elevated West Bank Will No Longer Be an Eyesore

Everyone who goes on the elevated West Bank Expressway knows it is an eyesore but nothing has been done about it in the past because the state of Louisiana owns it. This might change as Jefferson’s legislative delegation plans to introduce a bill that would give control of the property to the parish. Currently, the […]

A Donation for STEM NOLA

Boeing has given a $1 million dollar donation to STEM NOLA’s new project the New Orleans East science education building. The $15 million project is headed by Calvin Mackie who is STEM NOLA’s founder and CEO. STEM NOLA was founded in 2013 and has expanded since its beginning in Mackie’s, a former engineering professor at […]

Changes to the New Orleans Housing Market

A Bucktown resident put their house on the market in January hoping the nice three bedroom home would sell fast after witnessing the explosion of buyers in the housing market since the Pandemic. After sitting on the market for two weeks with no offers Roxanna Campos was surprisingly disappointed. “I would have thought we’ have […]

A New Orleans Riverfront Development Expansion Approved

The development that runs along the riverfront of Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to the Lower Garden District will be expanding. The New Orleans City Council voted unanimously to extend a 47-acre special-zoning distract that allows relaxed height restrictions upriver. The state owns a good bit of the district but the 16-acre add-on is owned […]

A Multimillion-Dollar Tax Break For Plaquemines LNG and Venture Global LNG

Two industrial projects in Plaquemines and Caldwell parishes were granted multimillion-dollar tax breaks which were approved by The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry. Venture Global LNG received $29.8 million in payroll rebates for its Plaquemines LNG terminal. This will be the second state tax break for Plaquemines LNG, the first was in 2016 and […]

New Project Set To Be in the Old Times-Picayune Building

This project has been in the works for a while now. The site of the former Times-Picayune at 3800 Howard Avenue has been purchased by a couple of Louisiana businessmen who want to revisit the idea of turning the site into a golf-entertainment project.  The project is slated to be up and running by early 2024.  […]

New Restaurant to Open in Old Elle J’s Location

Elle J’s located on Harrison Avenue in Lakeview closed this summer and after closing was picked up by the owners of Velvet Cactus and Wrong Iron. Now that they have leased the space, they are working on the plans for a new restaurant. According to Rusty White, one of the project partners, the new restaurant […]

Five Upgrades To Do To Create Your Dream Kitchen and Bath

For ages those in the industry have told sellers that a bathroom or kitchen remodel will also benefit the resale value of their home. Homeowners always think of these upgrades when they are ready to sell their home. Homeowners should do the upgrades while they still live in their home so they can enjoy the […]

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