Modern Living on Oak

Since the street was renovated in 2009 as part of a government-funded revitalization project, Oak’s businesses and residents have been growing by leaps and bounds. The motley collection of buildings on this historic neighborhood corridor range from a 1930s-era bank (currently the Rue de la Course coffee shop) to a […]

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A cosmopolitan dining experience: Meril

From concept and design to an eclectic, international menu, Emeril Lagasse’s fourth New Orleans restaurant reflects the new face of the celebrity chef and the ever-changing Warehouse District neighborhood. Several months ago, celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse opened Meril in the burgeoning Warehouse District, mere blocks from his flagship restaurant Emeril’s. […]

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Once Again, A Civic Circle

The Greater New Orleans Foundation brings new life to the once-derelict Lee Circle with its Center for Philanthropy, a cutting edge, 22,000 square foot building designed by local architectural firm Waggonner & Ball. Eighteen months and $13 million later, a corner once blighted by an abandoned Shell gas station is […]

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