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Our regulatory system is way worse than any other state’s. I think, without hyperbole, I can say we’ve got the worst laws in the country for breweries.

Jacob Landry, co-founder of Urban South Brewery, speaking on episode 126 of the BizTalks Podcast about why Louisiana


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NOLA Boards Owner Encourages Gift Givers to Shop Local

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Black History Month Spotlight This Black History Month, Cox Communications is proud to recognize Sunni LeBeouf for her prolific record of professional achievement, civic philanthropy,...

Mandy Simpson, owner of NOLA Boards — a New Orleans-based maker of handcrafted cutting boards, countertops, furniture and more — shares how celebrity chef Rachael Ray helped boost her business, the importance of supporting local retailers during the holiday shopping season, and her big plans to take her business on the road.


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A big year for Son of a Saint with Founder Sonny Lee

A new headquarters, exciting new partnerships, big gifts: 2022 was an exciting one for the nonprofit Son of a Saint, which helps area boys without father figures. Founder Sonny Lee shares some creative ways individuals and businesses can be part of the movement to stop the cycle of violence.



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I saw the need for socks in New Orleans. No one was doing fun, Louisiana-themed socks. And no one was really doing the one-for-one business model, either.

Janna Hart Black, owner and designer of Bonfolk, speaking to Keith Twitchell on his weekly blog, “Neighborhood Biz” about how she measures the success of her sock company by how many socks it donates to homeless individuals. Last year, she created a custom sock for LCMC to give to its employees. Bonfolk is also currently producing socks for all the universities in the Southeastern Conference.



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