A half dozen generally acclaimed restaurants in Uptown neighborhoods from the Lower Garden District to Central City to Carrollton — Noodle & Pie, Primitivo, Mat & Naddie’s, The Irish House, Charcoal’s Gourmet Burger Bar and Three Muses on Maple– announced that they would close during the month of May.
A developer has received tentative approval to tear down the Dat’s Grocery on Magazine Street, but city officials said that actual demolition work cannot begin until he has filed development plans with the Historic District Landmarks Commission.
Rent-A-Nerd, Inc. founded in 1997, provides efficient, proactive, and honest IT services to businesses in the Greater New Orleans area. With a highly skilled and certified team of technicians, they are able to perform services both in-store, onsite, and even remotely. They are your IT staff without the overhead!
Shopkeeper: Darrin and Charlotte Piotrowski
Shop: Rent-A-Nerd, Inc.
What ignited the spark in you to start your business?
Darrin: In the mid-90’s I was working for PC Warehouse, which sold custom built computers. When the computers needed to be serviced, people had to lug in these big, huge computers because the company didn’t provide on-site service.
By Tristan Emmons, Loyola Student News Service
Low Cost Animal Medical Center has opened its doors in Gert Town with a nonprofit mission in mind. The full service, three-doctor veterinary practice provides affordable care to pets and their owners in New Orleans.
An artist-run bed-and-breakfast is one step closer to fruition in the Lower Garden District after approval for a zoning waiver.
Children’s Hospital has begun construction on the new parking garage on its newly acquired State Street campus, launching the first phase of what will eventually be a dramatic transformation of the institution’s profile on Henry Clay Avenue, officials told neighbors Wednesday night.
The ethereal colors that cover the walls of Gallery B. Fos create an uplifting, playful environment that imbues the vitality of New Orleans. Artist Becky Fos colors the familiar with a vibrancy that captures pure energy and joy. The entire experience is heightened by gallery manager Courtney and her socialite French Bulldog, Leo. Their spirited personalities match the art on the walls. Gallery B. Fos has a piece of art for everyone that will surely make you smile.
Shopkeeper: Becky Fos
Shop: Gallery B. Fos
Since: February 2015
The building that was home to Cafe Freret for 11 years until the end of 2015 is now undergoing structural renovations as its owner seeks a new restaurateur to take over the space.
Something just pulls you into Dat Dog. Maybe it’s the bright colors and catchy signs, or the delicious food and craft beers, or the cheery staff and welcoming atmosphere. There is no mistaking that this local business captures, in its essence, all that is great about New Orleans.
Locally owned businesses infuse New Orleans neighborhoods with their unique character, and are a big part of why we want to live, work, eat and shop here. The Shopkeeper Stories series shares the vision and personality of New Orleans business owners.
Name: Bill DiPaola
Store: Dat Dog
A 15-year-old student at Isidore Newman School has been arrested after he allegedly posted a photo Wednesday morning of several rifles and a shotgun online with the message “Don’t come to school tomorrow,” New Orleans police said.
A new micro-distillery called Broad Street Cider & Ale in one of the Green Coast Enterprises buildings near Washington Avenue received initial approval from city officials on Tuesday.
Propeller has selected the 16 businesses who will participate in its Growth Accelerator, a 3-month program designed to help them maximize their financial sustainability and increase their capacity to tackle city-wide disparities in food, water, health, and education.
The class of entrepreneurs includes familiar names like Circle Food Store, New Orleans’ first African-American owned full service grocery store and local sustainability leader LifeCity, along with emerging businesses like Bluefin Data, a data company pioneering a tool to simplify data reporting between the seafood industry and the government.