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New Orleans Convention Center board approves plans for new park

New Orleans Convention Center board approves plans for new park

May 5, 2015 Latest News

BY JAQUETTA WHITE The New Orleans Advocate The first step in a massive overhaul of the area surrounding the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has won approval from the meeting hall’s board. The facility’s governing board last week … Read More »

Jazz Fest attendance breaks post-Katrina record

Jazz Fest attendance breaks post-Katrina record

May 5, 2015 Latest News

WWLTV.com NEW ORLEANS - The sun-filled final weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, fueled by performances by Elton John, Lenny Kravitz, Ed Sheeran, Trombone Shorty, T.I., and No Doubt, drew 460,000 fans - the highest attendance … Read More »

Nonstop flights boost Lakefront's expansion plans

Nonstop flights boost Lakefront's expansion plans

May 1, 2015 Latest News

By Natalie Chandler, Editor By popular demand, nonstop flights to Memphis and the Florida Panhandle are back, and Lakefront Airport hopes its revival is soon to follow. The routes that begin this month are part of a plan to bring the airport ba… Read More »

Renovations to begin on Pontchartrain Hotel

Renovations to begin on Pontchartrain Hotel

April 30, 2015 Latest News

By Robin Shannon, Manging Editor The new owners of the Pontchartrain Hotel are moving forward this week with a more than $10 million renovation of the historic property. AJ Capital Partners of Chicago announced today that the 106-room hotel at … Read More »

Renovations planned to modernize in-stadium fan experience

Renovations planned to modernize in-stadium fan experience

April 22, 2015 Latest News

By The Associated Press, City Business The New Orleans Saints and Pelicans have announced plans to renovate the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and the Smoothie King Center. Officials said in a press release Tuesday that an agreement has been reached a… Read More »