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Nashville Sake Bar Coming to New Orleans

Algiers Point is a great area in New Orleans, and it has been chosen as the landing spot of a new sake bar. Rice Vice in Nashville is the original bar that was established by a Nashville sake brewery. The New Orleans Rice Vice will be located at 143 Delaronde St. The bar is now […]

LNG’s Plaquemines Site Phase Two Approved

The decision to proceed with the second phase of the Plaquemines LNG export plant comes after the parent company, Venture Global LNG, now has $7.8 billion for the project. This is part of the $21 billion funding for the Plaquemines project. The Plaquemines project is located on the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of […]

Shell Corporation Moving to the River District

Shell’s corporate, along with the 800 employees, will be moving to the River District. The headquarters is currently located on Poydras Street. The project should be completed by late 2024 or early 2025. Employees are overjoyed with the decision due to the fact that many energy companies have been moving to Texas. “This is an […]

Jefferson Parish West Bank Might Get A New Movie Production Studio

The old Celotex building in Marrero might have a new purpose in Jefferson Parish. There are talks that the old eye sore will be revitalized into a movie production studio. The building on Fourth Street has been purchased by Maple Marrero LLC. The site includes 67 acres with around 400,000 square feet of warehouse space. […]

Algiers Shopping Center Purchased by California Investor

Village Aurora Shopping Center opened its doors in the 80’s to its 250,000-square-foot center. Around ten years ago, the shopping complex was renovated and expanded. The shopping center has been purchased by a Los Angeles-based investor, Moisce Belinow. The purchase price set the California investor back $35 million. Belinow believes that the local property is […]

Gretna’s Big Festival Has All the Headliners

This October the Gretna Heritage Festival will be held and will have some big name appearances. The three-day event will see live music from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kool and the Gang, Trombone Shorty, and Orleans Avenue and The Temptations just to name a few. The 27th annual festival is located along the banks of the Mississippi […]

Bucktown’s Waterfront Project

Bucktown’s waterfront will be restored to a marshland. The $15.5 million dollar project will be along a one-mile stretch of the shoreline in Jefferson Parish. Projects such as these are called living shorelines that help create bunkers with natural materials and green vegetation. They will start with barging in rocks that will create nine segmented […]

360insights New Home Is Now New Orleans

The global software firm, 360insights, is moving its U.S. headquarters to New Orleans. The firm, originally based out of Delaware, will add around fifty new jobs to the New Orleans job market. According to Louisiana Economic Development, the jobs will be added over the next two years and will have an average salary of $85,000. […]

The Audubon Tennis Courts To Get a Makeover

The Audubon Nature Institute and Tulane University will team up to renovate the Audubon Tennis Courts after coming up with a plan for close to two years. Another part of the deal is for Green Wave tennis teams to train and host their tournaments at the renovated courts. The Tulane tennis players will also move […]

Beauty, Resilience and Environmentally-Friendly Changes at City Park

At 170 years old, City Park in the heart of New Orleans includes 1,300 acres of green space, water features, walking trails, woodlands (including the world’s largest conglomeration of live oaks), and historic and newly-built structures, which make it a popular attraction to both residents and visitors alike. These structures and spaces include museums, a […]

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