News for October 2014

Dardenne still pushing tourism money from state budget

Dardenne still pushing tourism money from state budget

October 5, 2014 Latest News

By Mark Ballard - The Advocate It has become almost a symbol of fall in Louisiana, like raw oysters and the sweet-smelling smoke from a burning cane field.Admittedly not as romantic but just as sure a sign are harried state employees putting the fin… Read More »

NOLA hotel activity moves from buying to building

NOLA hotel activity moves from buying to building

October 3, 2014 Latest News

By: Robin Shannon, Reporter CityBusinessAfter a roughly two-year buying spree that saw hotel investors paying unprecedented prices in the New Orleans area, the focus has started to shift toward new development and improvements to existing properties.… Read More »

Runway closures for electrical work will shift airplane traffic at Louis Armstrong Airport

Runway closures for electrical work will shift airplane traffic at Louis Armstrong Airport

October 2, 2014 Latest News

By Mark Waller, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Louis Armstrong International Airport is alerting neighbors that electrical work on the airfield will produce changes in flight frequency in October and early November. It's part of a $12 million proj… Read More »

New Orleans embarks again on effort to redevelop former World Trade Center tower

New Orleans embarks again on effort to redevelop former World Trade Center tower

October 1, 2014 Latest News

By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneThe City of New Orleans is launching another effort to bring the vacant former World Trade Center building, sitting on the city's prime riverfront real estate, back into use.Since the late 1990s, n… Read More »

St. Charles streetcar line named historic landmark

St. Charles streetcar line named historic landmark

October 1, 2014 Latest News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, the oldest operating streetcar system in America, has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior.The designation recognizes sites of historic importanc… Read More »