The Magazine

Editor's Note

There are definite perks to this job. One of which I recently enjoyed when I got to be one of the first people to walk into the new Microsoft store during their grand opening at Lakeside Mall Friday, Nov. 14,…

Golden Pipes

Once upon a time, the sounds of a calliope would echo out across New Orleans - drawing those near and far to the city’s riverfront. One hundred years later, the call remains the same. Three times a day for the…

Jefferson Chamber Port Breakfast

September 23, 2014 Metairie Country Club Banquet Room At this sold-out morning event, Gary LaGrange, president and CEO of the Port of New Orleans since 2001, shared updates and announcements from the Port, including expansions, rankings, and the economic impact…

Editor’s Note

Sometimes life takes you places you’d never dreamed you’d go. For instance, recently I found myself out in the middle of Holden, La., spending a leisurely afternoon outdoors with the man who, when I was just six years old, officially…

Giving Thanks!

As this is the month of giving thanks, I would like to recognize those who contribute to my personal and professional success. Thanks to my partners Alan Campell, Errol Laborde and the outstanding staff of Renaissance Publishing. They have worked…

Q2 sees strong growth among Louisiana Exports

Louisiana export growth at 9.3%, performing better than national trend. Louisiana exports showed strong growth through the second quarter of 2014, up $15.02 billion for the quarter and more than $32 billion for the year, reports World Trade Center New…