New Orleans has long been known for its food, its culture, and its hospitality. Now the Big Easy is developing a new reputation: as a tech hub.
Saturday, November 24th, from 10 AM to 7 PM, will be Small Business Saturday, a national Shop Small and Stay Local initiative to bring about encouragement, advocacy, and education to consumers across the Greater New Orleans area.
Women in New Orleans are a significant cohort in the world of small business. Learn more about several standout ladies in the legal, tech, and financial fields here.
Directors claim that to remain competitive, the Morial Convention Center needs to build an adjoining hotel, which it currently lacks. However, the board also wants to finance the hotel using a combination of incentives and tax abatements from the city, and money from the Convention Center’s fund, which in turn comes from city taxes earmarked for its coffers.
When it comes to short term rentals in New Orleans, don’t believe everything you hear – or read. Several economists have come forward to denounce an often-cited study from the Hospitality Research Center on the positive impacts of short term rentals on the city’s economy.
I recently attended a program, “Institute for Faith and the Public Square” (IFPS) at the New Orleans Theological Baptist Seminary, Leavell Chapel. IFPS is known for tackling many current theological, legal, and philosophical topics with programs on race, sexuality, et al. The event I attended IFPS Conference 2018 – Immigration: Balancing Compassion, Security, and Jobs. […]
I feel lucky to have found other female entrepreneurs all over this city to inspire my efforts. All of these said entrepreneurs have dealt with setbacks and tribulations connected to their gender. Though they don’t deserve an ounce of their adversity, all of the women I spoke with push through these times, and work to keep themselves, and fellow females standing tall.
The gender wage gap still exists. The trouble with addressing it is how big of a gap there is, and how to measure it. Writing and research for this article have proven difficult because the answers all depend on who you ask.
In Colorado, money put in the “Marijuana Tax Cash Fund” is going towards low income housing plans, mental health support for incarcerated individuals, and health plans in schools. These accumulated funds are going towards incredibly worthwhile programs; many of which New Orleans desperately needs.
Our beat video reporter Joe Boals with the scoop on Domino’s Pizza helping to fix our streets:
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