Leslie’s List

Cashing In On Katrina

         Hurricane Katrina is considered the costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States, causing $108 billion in property damage.          It’s no wonder some local entrepreneurs are cashing in on the Storm, trying to earn…

A Summer Jazz Camp To Build A Dream On

         Grammy Award-nominated artist Patrice Rushen took center stage last night at the The Little Gem Saloon to headline a concert benefitting The Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp.          Rushen, this year’s 2015 artist-in-residence for the 3-week…

A Lot Of Big Easy In Sin City

         Members of the New Orleans Business Alliance, Downtown Development District, Algiers Economic Development and some City Council members are heading home today from the annual International Council of Shopping Centers’ conference that wrapped up in Las Vegas Wednesday.         …

Business Fires Up At Vapor Eyes

         In the shadow of one of New Orleans’ oldest enterprises stands one of its newest.          As Antoine’s Restaurant celebrates 175 years serving up Oysters Rockefeller, Pompano Pontchartrain and Baked Alaska, right across the street Vapor…