Thursday November 20, New Orleans will be smoking! Or perhaps, not.
Business news for today: New chemical production in St. Charles Parish, NOLA Christmas, Fat City Fest, New Orleans ranked 23rd, Art Business in DDD, more..
Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Executive Vice President Dale Plante of Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. announced the company will construct a new chemical production facility in St. Charles Parish and upgrade the plant it currently operates in Ascension Parish. The plant expansions, representing a capital investment of $66 million, will increase Momentive’s production of formaldehyde for use by nearby chemical plants in the manufacture of other products.
According to the Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) report, there is a great divide, segregation and inequality in the US Restaurant Industry which is seen in cities Chicago, Detroit and New Orleans.
Despite the long history of the Times Picayune in New Orleans, the management of the newspaper continues to show utter disrespect for the people they claim to represent.
The latest blow occurred this morning with the news that the Times Picayune will soon end print operations in New Orleans.
For years liberals like New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu have been advocating programs such as midnight basketball as ways to reduce crime. Supposedly, young people with no ambition, moral values or job will be turned away from crime by the opportunity to shoot hoops. It sounds ridiculous, and, of course, it does not work, but the program helps the liberals feel good about what they are doing to fight the crime problem in New Orleans.
Louisiana business shorts for today:
Water conference in New Orleans, kind-of-sad Louisiana (39th in happy state), West Jefferson Hospital has heart, Covalent Logic…here are the media releases
That’s how I must describe the “Fab Four”, the look-alike, sound-alike, sing-alike unofficial-official road musical show mimicking of the real “Fab Four”, or commonly known as The Beatles.
Louisiana business shorts news of the day: GNO NORLI leaders chosen, education level of US cities including New Orleans and Baton Rouge, and BGR's a biotech summary breakfast focused on the impact of the industry upon the New Orleans economy and breaking news from Prospect New Orleans.
Louisiana Biz Shorts for today: LetterFab illuminated signage company now in Gretna; Jefferson chamber announces Fat City festival logo winner; Great Rafting in Shreveport, 3d Printing makes it to Baton Rouge and upcoming expo in New Orleans
Two audit reports released this week by Legislative Auditor Daryl Pupera’s office focus on documentation of expenses related to hurricane recovery and costs incurred by the state for vacant office space in downtown New Orleans as part of a costly incentive package to induce Saints owner Tom Benson to keep the NFL team in New Orleans