Feb. 22, 2011 08:57 PM
Shopping center boasts diverse mix of new, old tenants. By Lisa Hanchey It's been a banner year for On the Boulevard, the retail/restaurant/business mecca prominently located at Johnston Street and Arnould Boulevard. Owned by Edward "Brother" Abdalla ...
Nov. 24, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Nidal Balbeisi raises the bar with his latest downtown venture. By Lisa Hanchey When entrepreneur Nidal Balbesi started expanding his restaurant empire downtown, he always had his eye on the 1916 Masonic Lodge building ...
July 28, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, July 28, 2010Written by Lisa HancheyThe old Domingue Motors in downtown Breaux Bridge undergoes a dramatic transformation. For 30 years, the former Domingue Motors auto dealership building was referred to as the "biggest eyesore" in downtown ...

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