Biz: Checking In

With a plethora of holiday activities lined up, New Orleans is once again poised to welcome the influx of visitors it has come to expect during this festive season. The city has become increasingly popular as a winter holiday destination,…

Developer Calls ‘Action’ On New Film Studio

In its long-running competition with other states to attract new business and high-quality employment, Louisiana has used many types of job “bait.” Louisiana taxpayers have invested hundreds of millions of dollars into business tax breaks, worker training and cash grants…

Cristy Cali

CEO & Jewelry Designer, Cristy’s Collection, Inc.

Introducing: Your 2017-2018 JLNO Provisional Class

How many are there? 120 ladies Where are they from? 40% consider themselves locals! Nearly 60% are from outside New Orleans. There are 17 different states represented in this year’s provisional class, including New York and Hawaii. Louisiana is the…

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Acadiana-born companies thrive and grow in business-friendly, low-cost, nurturing environment

Junior Achievement Celebrates Its 2017 Rising Stars

On Friday, October 6, Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans (JAGNO) will honor its 14th class of Rising Stars at the 2017 City Stars Soirée.  The celebration, presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, will take place at JA…

People to Watch

As New Orleans approaches its Tricentennial, we marvel at how many watchable people the city has created in its 299 years to date. There have been pirates, soldiers, spiritualists, rogues, musicians, physicians, chefs, (Did we mention rogues?), artists, writers and…

Brain Gain

Business groups in the hunt for next big idea


Baton Rouge butcher Jordan Ramirez spices things up with his first retail pepper sauce