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Water, water everywhere in New Orleans. How can we manage it?: Robin Barnes

Robin Barnes is executive vice president and chief operating officer for Greater New Orleans Inc. As we switch out hurricane […]

12/7/2015 | Read Story »

John Bel Edwards announces transition team for economic development issues: Read the list of names

Louisiana Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards continues to roll out the names of his closest advisers on key issues as he […]

12/4/2015 | Read Story »

Katrina helped usher in an acceptance and use of green infrastructure

One sign that Prisca Weems represents something new and surprising in New Orleans is her never-before-seen title in city government: […]

12/2/2015 | Read Story »

How Video Games Are Helping New Orleans Rebuild

A decade after Katrina, the Crescent City has turned to video game developers for new growth. New Orleans is celebrating […]

11/23/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans launches program to recruit startups

As New Orleans becomes a hotbed for entrepreneurs, the city is pushing further to lure startups from outside areas. Officials […]

11/23/2015 | Read Story »

Elevating La. 1 is a good use of coastal revenue sharing: A letter to the editor

The recent decision by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to fund the elevation of Louisiana 1 out of […]

11/16/2015 | Read Story »

Efforts continue to woo nonstop international flights to New Orleans

A group of economic development organizations in Baton Rouge and New Orleans is lobbying Air France to bring nonstop air […]

11/10/2015 | Read Story »

Creative Tech Agency Smashing Boxes Opening Operations in New Orleans

On Wednesday (November 4), creative technology and digital product agency Smashing Boxes announced it would launch new operations in New Orleans. […]

11/06/2015 | Read Story »