Biz The Magazine - February 2016

Give Love, Give Local

In honor of Valentine’s Day, which happens to fall this year on the heels of Carnival entertaining, Biz New Orleans takes a peek at four local companies behind some creative gift offerings. Whether you’re in search of a small hostess gift for a Mardi Gras party, or a thoughtful token for someone you love, these entrepreneurs are hoping you’ll look no farther than right next door.

Keeping the Arts Center Stage

Mary and Roland von Kurnatowski, the duo behind the newly renovated Orpheum Theater, Tipitina’s, and a planned lakefront festival park, share their thoughts on why the arts are more than just big business in New Orleans.

On the Bit

After 143 years, the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course continues to overcome challenges, which now include a changing marketplace.