Convention Junction, What’s Your Function?

November 1, 2018

Directors claim that to remain competitive, the Morial Convention Center needs to build an adjoining hotel, which it currently lacks. However, the board also wants to finance the hotel using a combination of incentives and tax abatements from the city, and money from the Convention Center’s fund, which in turn comes from city taxes earmarked for its coffers.

The Progressive’s Lifestyle in New Orleans: Supporting Local Growers and Cooperatives

September 21, 2018

Here in New Orleans, there are so many activities and happenings each week, let alone each weekend, that choosing what to do can be a real quandary. This is the seventeenth edition of our weekly series (formerly “things to do”) where we at Big Easy Magazine share meaningful activities for the busy Progressive. So what’s […]

Women Owned and Operated Businesses: Critical to New Orleans

September 1, 2018

I feel lucky to have found other female entrepreneurs all over this city to inspire my efforts. All of these said entrepreneurs have dealt with setbacks and tribulations connected to their gender. Though they don’t deserve an ounce of their adversity, all of the women I spoke with push through these times, and work to keep themselves, and fellow females standing tall.

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