Author: Photos by Jeffrey Johnston

A Sweet Success Story

  While 2020 has rained economic hardship on many small and family-owned businesses, it has created unexpected opportunity for others. Some of these organizations, like grocery retailers, have found themselves in the right industry at the right time. Others…

12 Top Real Estate Influencers

Like everything else in our lives, the current pandemic has impacted the construction and real estate industry in a wide variety of ways. In the residential marketplace, demand has remained strong, driven by homebound residents who are feeling a strong…

Proud to be PINK

Now in its third year nationally, the American Cancer Society‚Äôs Real Men Wear Pink campaign encourages men to spend the month of October wearing pink in an effort to raise both money and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.…

Leslie’s Graduation

  Leslie Jacobs is a successful businesswoman.  Along with her brother, Steven Rosenthal, and her dad, Stan Rosenthal, she helped transform her family’s small, independent insurance agency, the Rosenthal Agency, into one of the largest insurance agencies in the state…

New & Notables

  The following 13 professionals are daring to try something new — developing a business, taking on a new role, or taking things to the next level. We honor their efforts as Biz New Orleans’ 2018...       Arlanda…

Domino Sugar

Over 2 billion pounds of sugar cane is manufactured each year by ASR Group at the Domino Sugar Chalmette Refinery in Arabi, Louisiana — the second-largest cane sugar refinery in the world. Opened in 1909, the over 1.5 million-square-foot facility…

On the Job: ImPRESSive

Ross Turner, pressman at Lionheart Prints, is shown here hard at work at the retail store and studio at 3312 Magazine Street, which opened last September. Operating “Norman,” one of two 2,300-pound antique letterpresses on site, he presses wedding invitations,…

An Eden Just Down the Road

Tucked away in New Orleans’ Lakewood neighborhood lies an ecological oasis on eight acres. A National Historic Landmark, Longue Vue House and Gardens encompasses a main house, eight dependencies, five additional structures, 14 garden areas and 22 fountains and ponds.…