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New Orleans and Baton Rouge: A super region?

When most people think of the cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge, they usually don’t think of those areas […]

5/11/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans is 14th best city to start a business

Yet another accolade for the Crescent City…and this one has nothing to do with food or fun. Michael Hecht, President […]

5/4/2015 | Read Story »

Sure they’re rivals, but Baton Rouge, New Orleans leaders seek to become ‘single metropolitan statistical area’

Baton Rouge and New Orleans are a classic case of frenemies, which is to say that they have a surface […]

4/27/2015 | Read Story »

TEDxNewOrleans Speakers Announced

NEW ORLEANS – TEDxNewOrleans, a conference designed to proactively share the story of recovery and resilience of Greater New Orleans, […]

4/23/2015 | Read Story »

Architecture firm teams up with school to teach kids how to fight flooding

For most of the youngsters at KIPP Central City Primary school, Hurricane Katrina is at most an abstract concept. Many […]

4/22/2015 | Read Story »

Baton Rouge Canvas trip participants bring big ideas back from Arizona’s Sun Corridor

Establish a new medical school. Build more citizen engagement in education. Nurture entrepreneurship. Incorporate light rail. These are just a […]

4/21/2015 | Read Story »

Turner Industries Partners With Economic Development Alliance

Baton Rouge, La – Turner Industries recently hosted Greater New Orleans Inc. (GNO Inc.), a regional economic development alliance charged […]

4/21/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans, Baton Rouge leaders make trip to the southwest with objective of forming regional bonds

PHOENIX — About 150 business and civic leaders from the Baton Rouge and New Orleans metropolitan areas came together this […]

4/20/2015 | Read Story »