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Pontchartrain Beach Could Reopen

Although Pontchartrain Beach has been closed for several decades, locals still enjoy going to the mile-long sand beach close to the Seabrook Bridge. The Lakefront Management Authority, the current management company of the beach, is seeking bids from companies that would manage the property. They want to find someone who will make the beach safer […]

After Five Years the New Orleans Air Show Comes Back to Belle Chasse

The 2022 New Orleans Air Show came back to the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans in Belle Chasse after five years. The airshow first began at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in the 1950s. The pandemic caused the show to cancel in 2020. The show entertains every generation. One Belle […]

Plans For A Movie Studio In New Orleans East

Many actors and musicians are New Orleans-born. One of these actors is Anthony Mackie, best known for his role as the Falcon in the Marvel movies. Mackie, 43, has purchased 20-acres in New Orleans east where he will create a movie studio. The land is located at 10 Service Road at Read Boulevard. The project […]

New Plans For the Market Street Power Plant

The Market Street Power plant has been part of the New Orleans riverfront for 120 years. Locals are familiar with the big Victorian-style smokestacks but they won’t be there for long. The new owners, local developers Louis Lauricella and Brian Gibbs, are currently devising plans to convert the property into a hotel, offices, shops, and […]

Owning A Home Is Not Only Smarter Than Renting, It Is Also Cheaper

Even though house prices are on the rise and mortgage rates are starting to increase, buying a home is still a smart move. ATTOM Data found that owning a home in 2022 is more affordable than renting across most of the country. “. . . Owning a median-priced home is more affordable than the average […]

Louisiana Will Receive $2.7 Billion for Levee Infrastructure Projects

South Louisiana residents know the damage flooding can cause to the levee systems around the area during a hurricane. The Lousiana levee systems are very important to the area and its residents. Last month, it was announced that the area will receive $2.7 Billion towards completing the Morganza-to-the-Gulf hurricane levee system along with several dozen […]

Airborne X Adventure Park Now Open on the West Bank

Harvey has a new multi-million dollar entertainment complex that has just opened, Friday, February 4, 2022. The 30,000 square-foot amusement center is located at 901 Manhattan Boulevard in Harvey on the West Bank and is called Airborne X Adventure Park. The new Airborne X is in the building that once housed Bed Bath & Beyond […]

Bywater To Open in New Orleans in 2022

Bywater is a 93-room poshtel that is opening this year in New Orleans. This project was originally to be built in 2018 but was delayed due to securing funding and the start of the pandemic. “We had to put the capital together to make it all happen,” Kelso said. “I said [to investors], ‘We can […]

Freddie Mac Wants To Help Renters Build Up Their Credit Through

Renters now have a chance to use their rental payments to help build their credit scores. Freddie Mac has a new program that allows renters to use their on-time monthly rent payments to build up their credit. This is good news for the renters but also for the owners or managers of rental properties as […]

Plaquemines Parish New Oil Terminal Cancelled

Tallgrass Energy Partners is now going back to the drawing board to discuss different options for the property in Plaquemines Parish that was slated to become an oil export terminal and pipeline. The Midwest energy company called off the $2.5 billion project last month as they felt the world is going another way away from […]

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