News for July 2015

Canal Street Hotel downtown sells to local investors for $4.8 million

Canal Street Hotel downtown sells to local investors for $4.8 million

July 31, 2015 Latest News

By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune  The 1960s-era Canal Street Hotel downtown sold this week for $4.8 million to a group that includes French Quarter hotelier Michael Valentino. The red brick, shuttered hotel at Canal Street… Read More »

MAJOR STRUCTURAL WORK ON CAUSEWAY begins Aug 3

MAJOR STRUCTURAL WORK ON CAUSEWAY begins Aug 3

July 30, 2015 Latest News

Carlton Dufrechou   Beginning Monday, August 3, work will begin to make the Causeway more storm resilient by relocating the utility vaults from the lower and more storm vulnerable sections of the bridge.   In order to avoid impa… Read More »

PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER ADVISORY CANCELLED FOR EASTBANK OF NEW ORLEANS

PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER ADVISORY CANCELLED FOR EASTBANK OF NEW ORLEANS

July 25, 2015 Latest News

NEW ORLEANS - The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (S&WB), in consultation with the state Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), cancelled the precautionary boil water advisory for residents and businesses on the Eastbank of New … Read More »

New Orleans Launches 11th Annual COOLinary New Orleans Restaurant Month  with More Than 60 Restaurants Participating Throughout August

New Orleans Launches 11th Annual COOLinary New Orleans Restaurant Month with More Than 60 Restaurants Participating Throughout August

July 20, 2015 Latest News

Special monthly culinary promotion celebrates New Orleans' incredible cuisine and dining The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced the line-up of world-class restaurants for its eleventh annual COOLinary New Orleans … Read More »

City Planning Commission rejects 14-story Virgin Hotel over height concerns

City Planning Commission rejects 14-story Virgin Hotel over height concerns

July 14, 2015 Latest News

By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A proposed Virgin Hotel on Baronne Street was rejected by the City Planning Commission on Tuesday amid concerns over the 14-story building's height, although a few commissioners … Read More »