Aug. 12, 2014 08:42 PM
The Bohn family, which owns New Orleans Audi in Metairie, is bringing the luxury German brand to Johnston Street. By April work should be well under way on a new Audi dealership at 6160 Johnston St., adding within a year to the extensive automotive ...
July 15, 2014 07:41 PM
Trendy Shi Shi is heading to the Ranch, longtime retail institution Partners‘ Ltd. is relocating to Parc Lafayette, and ariel artist haven Vertical Barre is moving downtown. Photo by Amanda Bedgood Photo by Amanda Bedgood After nearly four ...
June 25, 2014 08:04 PM
Baton Rouge-based Irish pub and its scantily-clad waitresses moving into River Ranch space. [Editor‘s Note: This story has been updated with new information from Happy‘s, including a recent name change for the corporate entity that owns it.] Happy‘s ...
May 13, 2014 09:43 PM
Whole Foods-anchored center says it has nine additional leases. Set to open in September, Whole Foods-anchored Ambassador Crossing has firmed up leases with J. Crew, Carter‘s Babies & Kids, Osh Kosh B‘Gosh, Lee Michaels Jewelers, Chipotle Mexican ...
May 7, 2014 09:39 PM
River Ranch coffee hot-spot opens in lobby of AcA mid-May The Lab Handcrafted Coffees and Comforts in River Ranch will open a second concept inside the Acadiana Center for the Arts lobby, taking over the vacant bar space in mid-May. The expansion will ...
April 9, 2014 08:32 PM
Get ready for Tenacious Tuesday, ladies, ‘cause it‘s returning, too.Lafayette nightclub entrepreneur Shannon Wilkerson hopes memories of good times at POETS on James Comeaux Road will translate into success in Downtown Lafayette, where he plans to ...
Nov. 5, 2013 08:18 PM
Look out Whole Foods, Drug Emporium was here first. Drug Emporium on Bertrand Drive near Rouses is getting a face lift and some extra space - a lot of extra space. The drugstore and natural foods store is taking over the building that housed its former ...

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