BP's oil empire began to shrink many decades before a massive oil spill first fouled the Gulf of Mexico and then nearly toppled its industry reign four years ago Sunday. As FuelFix.com reports, it was about 40 years ago that Saudi Arabia and other...
DATE: April 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Baton Rouge native Tyler Kean returns to the Capitol City for a wine dinner next Wednesday at Galatoire's Bistro. Kean, the current executive chef and owner of The Fairhope Inn Restaurant...
DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Restaurants
Baton Rouge native Sally Calongne had returned to her hometown in 2009 after a four-year stint at a Washington, D.C., nonprofit, eager to re-enter the Capital Region tennis scene. As Business Report details in its new Entrepreneur feature on...
DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
A new ranking of states' forecasted economic competitiveness released by the American Legislative Exchange Council places Louisiana in the middle of the pack, at No. 29, down one spot from its ranking in the "Rich States, Poor States" report a year...
DATE: April 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
US states, cities increasingly looking to private sector for partnerships on needed infrastructure work
With constraints on resources and little appetite for further debt, U.S. states and cities are increasingly turning to public-private partnerships for infrastructure projects in an attempt to leverage assets that can bring a quick infusion of...
DATE: April 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
A local group's bid to redevelop the Jazzland/Six Flags theme park in New Orleans East was again turned down by the city agency that owns the property. Tonya Pope, who describes herself as a theme park consultant, had
DATE: April 02, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
A Baton Rouge-based group that includes former Legislative Auditor Dan Kyle will again go before a city agency in New Orleans today to pitch plans for redeveloping the Jazzland/Six Flags theme park in New Orleans East, which has been shuttered since...
DATE: April 01, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Good local weather, strong prices for key crops, and the ongoing economic recovery helped Louisiana agriculture achieve its biggest economic output ever last year, according to the LSU AgCenter.
DATE: March 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
In a world where image can seem like everything and unrealistic ideals for weight and clothing size are the norm in advertisements, television and movies, McCall Manning Dempsey is helping to tear down those false ideals that hold far too many women...
DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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