Strand Apartments / Aloft Hotel, New Orleans, LA

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Strand Apartments share the same newly renovated building with Starwood-brand Aloft hotel at the corner of Baronne and Gravier in New Orleans, LA. HRI Construction was the company contracted for the renovations of the former office building with a cost or around $100-million. The name ‘Strand’ comes from the former Strand …

Holiday Inn New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Holiday Inn New Orleans-Downtown Superdome hotel has a giant 3-D clarinet mural that runs from the bottom to the 16th floor of the 18-story building representing New Orleans deep appreciation for Jazz. There are a total of 293 rooms at this 4-star Holiday Inn with today’s rates starting at $120. Holiday …

The Ruby Slipper Cafe, Canal St, New Orleans, LA

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) NEW ORLEANS, LA – DEC 11, 2015: The Ruby Slipper Cafe serves signature omelets and Southern style food on Canal Street in New Orleans, LA. The Ruby Cafe is open everyday for breakfast and brunch with reasonable prices: beer’s at $3.50 and cocktails from $6 to $10. A Full Stack …

First Bank and Trust Tower, New Orleans, LA

NEW ORLEANS, LA – DEC 10, 2015: The First Bank and Trust opened its first bank and headquarters on May 21, 1991 on 909 Poydras St in the former LL&E Tower in New Orleans, LA. The name of the building was officially changed when First Bank & Trust added their logo and name on top of the building but …

Energy Centre, tiered building, New Orleans, LA

NEW ORLEANS, LA – DEC 11, 2015: Energy Centre Tower features tiered bay windows all the way to the 39th floor providing aerial views at 530 feet of the Big Easy from the Central Business District (CBD) in New Orleans, LA. The top floor offers a 360 panoramic-view of the downtown area from Lake Pontchartrain to the Mississippi River. …

Benson Tower, 1450 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA,

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Benson Tower, formerly Dominion Tower, is a mixed-use highrise on Poydras Street in the Entertainment District of New Orleans, LA. Dominion Tower had a near 90-percent occupancy rate before Hurricane Katrina. The building was vacated after the storm except for the former Lord & Taylor section which was leased to the Medical Center …

Charity Hospital, a sleeping Hero in New Orleans, LA

NEW ORLEANS, LA –  Charity Hospital on Tulane Avenue was an icon of hope and last resort for most after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005. And even though Charity was flooded and without electricity, doctors and staff pressed on saving countless lives. Medical staff ventured out in groups making makeshift medical centers and ER’s out of tents …

LSU School of Medicine discourages ‘friending’ patients

NEW ORLEANS, LA – LSU School of Medicine has social media policies that strongly discourage staff and students from ‘friending’ patients. It further explains that if it’s inappropriate offline, it’s probably inappropriate online. Read full LSU social media policy. LSU School of Medicine 1542 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 568-4890 medschool.lsuhsc.edu

Adler Jewelers, for high-end jewelry in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Coleman E. Adler & Sons is a family owned high-end jewelry store between GameStop and Payless Shoes on Canal Street in New Orleans, LA. Coleman opened his first store in 1889 in the French Quarter and today the family tradition continues with his Grandson, Coleman E. Adler II. Coleman jewelers is …