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Feb 012017
 

(map via NOPD)

By Claire Byun
cbyun@nolamessenger.com

Just a few days after the popular Mid-City bar Twelve Mile Limit was robbed by two men with an “assault-style rifle,” the bar and staff are carrying on.

Cole Newton, owner of Twelve Mile Limit, said his staff is a little shaken up but the community response to the incident has only reinforced his love for the people of New Orleans. Continue reading »

Feb 012017
 

In the coming weeks, LCIA will host events targeted towards two of Louisiana’s key industries. The February 2 Contractor Networking Night and the February 10 Transportation Workshop are both part of LCIA’s Industry Insights program, which seeks to provide events, information, and connections to the industries of Louisiana. More information about both of these events is available below. Continue reading »

Jan 272017
 

(Via Tubby & Coo’s)

By Claire Byun
cbyun@nolamessenger.com

A Mid-City book store known for its geeky culture is hoping to give residents whatever they need to thrive in the current political climate.

Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop, on North Carrollton Avenue, is hosting a Political Action Forum on Saturday to give residents a monthlong action plan on what they can do to protect their personal rights – and the rights of those close to them. Continue reading »

Jan 252017
 

The salon at 3241 Dumaine Street will reopen under new ownership. (photo by Benjamin Morris for MidCityMessenger.com)

By Claire Byun
cbyun@nolamessenger.com

A Dumaine Street salon is one step closer to opening after approval from the New Orleans City Planning Commission, though at least one person spoke out against the businesses. Continue reading »

Jan 232017
 

A Taxing Task: Deciding If Your Business Structure Truly Fits

It can be taxing thinking about how much your business will be paying in taxes each year, but it is something worth examining. Whether you are an LLC, a sole proprietor, a corporation—and whether you’re just starting out or have been in business for twenty years—this workshop is for you.

On Friday, January 27, LCIA is hosting a breakfast workshop at Liberty’s Kitchen: “A Taxing Affair: Finding a Business Structure that Fits”. Paul Jouet from Tax Help NOLA will give a presentation outlining how your business structure affects your tax obligations. Continue reading »

Jan 102017
 
Bernice and Ms. Teede of Club Teede

Bernice and Ms. Teede of Club Teede

This family owned business provides customers great food, music, and games. Throughout the year, Club Teede hosts pool tournaments, backyard barbecues, seafood boils, and themed parties. Their customers are like family and they make sure everyone has a great time.

Shopkeepers: Ms. Teede and daughter Bernice
Shop: Club Teede
Since 1993

What ignited the spark in you to start your business?
Bernice: My mother started Club Teede because she always wanted to run a business and have it to be family owned. After thinking about the type of business she’d like to start, she decided to open a bar and lounge. Continue reading »

Dec 192016
 
The owners of Bienville Street Coffee House Cafe, LLC want to open a restaurant at 3305 Bienville Street (City Planning Commission).

The owners of Bienville Street Coffee House Cafe, LLC want to open a restaurant at 3305 Bienville Street (City Planning Commission).

A request for a new coffee house cafe on Bienville Street in Mid-City was approved by the New Orleans City Planning Commission on Tuesday afternoon, despite opposition from city staff who recommended the commission deny the proposed project. Continue reading »