Biz New Orleans August 2020

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Tourism | With a Little Help From My Friends

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday...

Dining | A Crystal Clear Legacy

A native New Orleanian, Poppy Tooker has spent her life devoted to the cultural essence that food brings to Louisiana, a topic she explores...

A Tale of Four Businesses

As Louisiana experiences various phases of reopening, the dining and entertainment industries are having to rethink how they do business. Part of the survival plan...

Now is the Time to Upgrade Your Software

As business purchasing has dropped, software companies have continued to provide incentives in response to the challenges presented by COVID-19. The result is that...

Editor’s Note: Should She Stay or Should She Go?

And to continue this (altered) song lyric from The Clash, “If she goes will it be trouble? If she stays will it be double?” That’s...

Culture Club

Creating a “cool” culture is important to Christopher Reade, president of the technology company LookFar and Club Discovery coworking space. The St. Claude Avenue...
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No Cliffs-Notes for COVID-19

"We can’t be naive to think that there isn’t learning that needs to be recovered, but systems don’t need to spend an entire year...

Water Watchers

Every Tuesday for the past 20 years, Pontchartrain Conservancy (known as the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation prior to a rebrand on June 24) has...

Sports | Holding Out On Hope

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...

Delays and Uncertainties Plague Commercial Construction

COVID-19 will hopefully be under control with effective treatments and vaccines sooner rather than later, but it will have long-lasting operational changes that we...

Entrepreneur | Home Alone

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported...

Publisher’s Note: New Times Equal New Offerings

As I write this month’s publisher’s note in mid July, we are forecasting and planning for the fall and end of the year, while...
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Cleaning Up

Our special effects team has been known as the ‘problem-solving guys’ and we will continue to come up with practical and safe ways to...

From Bad to Worse

Louisiana was already home to one of the fastest-growing substance abuse problems in the United States. - James Buras, director of business development for...

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