Biz The Magazine - Biz Magazine December 2019

Event: ACG Louisiana Capital Connections

Chris Snyder, Allen Frederick and Paul Patrick   Wednesday, October 16 | The Roosevelt New Orleans Along with networking, educational events, deal making, and access to capital, ACG Louisiana Capital Connection welcomed keynote speaker Frank Abagnale, Jr. Abagnale’s story inspired…

Recent Openings

Junior’s on Harrison Junior’s on Harrison (Junior’s) is now serving lunch and dinner seven days a week at 789 Harrison Ave. in New Orleans’ Lakeview neighborhood. The casual, contemporary, modern American restaurant by restaurateurs Nick Hufft and Lon Marchand of…

A Benefit for All

Despite today’s competitive job market, employees often have little hesitation about searching for a new job if they become unhappy at work. The average employee tenure today is 4.2 years, and according to a recent study by SurveyMonkey, 51% of…

It’s Goal Time Again

If you have an active 401(k) with your company, you’ve probably been contributing money from every paycheck. And because the money is taken out as an automatic deduction you may not have thought about it in some time, but financial…

Industry News

Real Estate Trahan Architects Named No. 1 Design Firm in U.S. Based in New Orleans — with design studios in New York City and Chicago — global architecture firm Trahan Architects was named the “No. 1 Design firm in the…

If This Hall Could Speak

Kimberley Singletary is the managing editor of Biz New Orleans magazine. A 20-year Southern California veteran, she has been surrounded by the film industry for most of her life.   Preservation Hall…

Gifting Local Made Easy

Owner Kristi Brocato has been hard at work crafting the perfect curated gifts since opening The Basketry in 1995. Through its retail store in Luling and distribution center in Place St. Charles, The Basketry’s approximately 15 employees specialize in taking…

December Calendar

December 3 New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce 2019 December Member Winter Extravaganza 6 to 9 p.m. New Orleans Jazz Market 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. NORBChamber.org 4 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting 11 a.m. to 1…

So Much So Fast

New Orleans had a busy fall. In fact, three of our top five stories of the year came about in a very short time. First, The Sazerac House opened on Oct. 2. I was fortunate enough to be able to…

Coming Soon

According to a recent market statistics report by Wade Ragas PhD, MAI, entitled “Single-Family Housing Price Trends New Orleans Metro Area January to June 2018 and 2019,” New Orleans has been in a strong period of economic growth since July…

Addressable Geofencing Explained

Julia Carcamo is president and chief brand strategist at J Carcamo & Associates, specializing in brand and marketing strategy. She is also the co-founder of espNOLA, a Hispanic marketing and engagement agency.…

Chocolate Toothpaste?

A native New Orleanian, Poppy Tooker has spent her life devoted to the cultural essence that food brings to Louisiana, a topic she explores weekly on her NPR-affiliated radio show, Louisiana Eats!…

On the Nile

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

Do Not Jingle All the Way

Melanie Warner Spencer is editor of New Orleans Bride and New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles and managing editor of Louisiana Life and Acadiana Profile. Spencer’s ever-expanding library of etiquette books is rivaled…

A Star in the East

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday Tourism Blog on BizNewOrleans.com.   As someone who…

A Year of Celebrations

This year has been award-winning for us at Renaissance Publishing, with numerous awards across many categories from the Alliance for Area Business Publications (AABP), The New Orleans Press Club, International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA) and the international MarCom (marketing and…

When a Loss is a Gift

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday…