Gov. Edwards Applauds $2.2M Coastal Restoration Funding to CPRA

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has received $2.2 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Board of Directors to be used toward the completion of the East Timbalier Island Project design. “This is another significant step to help advance this important project as part of Louisiana’s…

DXC Technology Announces Plans to Establish Digital Transformation Center in New Orleans

Bringing 2,000 jobs to New Orleans with focus on transformative digital technologies, IT services development, support and delivery, and operational efficiencies for DXC’s global clients. Creating a mutually beneficial public-private partnership with Louisiana, New Orleans and local educational institutions including Louisiana State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, University of New Orleans, and Delgado Community College. TYSONS,…

How to Register and Vote

How do I register to vote? To register and vote, you must be: a U.S. citizen; at least 17 years old, but must be 18 years old prior to next election to vote; not under an order of imprisonment for conviction of a felony; not under a judgment of full interdiction for mental incompetence or partial interdiction…

Louisiana Guide to Home Mortgages

Louisiana Attorney General Offers Consumer Guide to Home Mortgages In an effort to empower consumers and to help first time homebuyers and current homeowners avoid mortgage trouble, Attorney General James D. “Buddy” Caldwell today announced the launch of a new publication, the “Mortgage Guide.” “A mortgage is the largest and most serious financial obligation that…

New Orleans Celebration In The Oaks

This special, month-long light show in City Park hosts hundreds of thousands of colorful lights and illuminated outdoor displays to showcase the holiday season in New Orleans. An annual tradition that began in the late 1980s, Celebration in the Oaks is a family-friendly event that only happens after dark. Over the years it has become…

New Year’s Eve in New Orleans

New Orleans is known for putting a twist on every holiday, and New Year’s Eve is no exception. Whether it’s the fleur-de-lis drop, the fireworks, or the parties throughout the city, New Year’s Eve in New Orleans is one-of-a-kind. This year’s activities start early on December 31st and will last throughout the first day of…

New Orleans Attractions and Event Web Links

New Orleans Attractions Local Art Museum / Galleries New Orleans Museum of Art Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Louis Armstrong House and Archives The Historic New Orleans Collection LOUISiana Digital Library Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities   Casino Boomtown Casino 4132 Peters Road, Harvey Harrah’s New Orleans Downtown New Orleans Hotel and Casino Treasure Chest Casino…

Travels in New Orleans & South Louisiana

The Louisiana State Museum New Orleans’ premiere heritage attraction, the Louisiana State Museum is comprised of several French Quarter landmarks and extensive permanent collections of artifacts and works of art. Established in 1912, the Museum is committed to preserving, presenting and promoting the State’s unique culture and heritage. Through its exhibitions and activities it captures…