News for July 2009

Grandpa Elliott in Worldwide Peace Through Music

Grandpa Elliott in Worldwide Peace Through Music

July 30, 2009 Latest News

Grandpa Elliott of New Orleans joins musicians from around the world in performing a rendition of the song “Stand by Me" in the worldwide initiative “Peace Through Music.”… Read More »

N.O. Mayor Ray Nagin unveils policy for TIF projects

N.O. Mayor Ray Nagin unveils policy for TIF projects

July 29, 2009 Latest News

by Bruce Eggler, The Times-PicayuneSaturday July 18, 2009After three years of study and discussion, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin said Friday that he has issued an executive order establishing a city policy on use of tax increment financing.He also ind… Read More »

Update: New Orleans Cold Storage Esplanade Ave. Wharf

Update: New Orleans Cold Storage Esplanade Ave. Wharf

July 29, 2009 Latest News

Port weighs options amid fierce criticismFriday, July 24, 2009By Jen DeGregorio, Times PicayuneBusiness writerFacing mounting opposition to the construction of a poultry exporting operation at the foot of the French Market, the Port of New Orleans is… Read More »

Cruise industry contributed $163 million to economy in 2008

Cruise industry contributed $163 million to economy in 2008

July 29, 2009 Latest News

Cruise industry contributed $163 million to economy in 2008Posted by Jaquetta White, The Times-Picayune July 29, 2009 9:21AMTHE TIMES-PICAYUNEThe number of passengers embarking on a cruise from the Port of New Orleans plummeted in 2008 after making a… Read More »

2009 Tourism Tee-Off Auction

2009 Tourism Tee-Off Auction

July 22, 2009 Latest News

All proceeds of the annual Greater New Orleans Tourism Tee-Off and Auction support the mission of the Greater New Orleans Hospitality Education Foundation, including promoting awareness of the availability of a hospitality industry career path for st… Read More »