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Saltgrass Steak House moving into former Coyote Blues space Saltgrass Steak House, a 50-restaurant chain owned by Houston-based Landrys Inc., has signed a long-term lease for the building at 2450 S. Acadian Thruway formerly occupied by Coyote Blues and plans to open in the space late this summer. The company will
Baton Rouge Business Report | 1 hour, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Planning Commission greenlights Cheval Trials mixed-use development Despite opposition from the city of Zachary, the Planning Commission reaffirmed the final development plan for phase one of Cheval Trails, a 300-acre mixed-use community that developer Windy Gladney has planned for an area west of Old Scenic Highway and s
Baton Rouge Business Report | 2 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
New Orleans restaurants asked to help pay for oyster shell-collection program If you slurp oysters from the half-shell in New Orleans, you may be doing more than satisfying a culinary craving: You could be helping to construct reefs that environmental groups hope will save a bit of Louisiana’s coastline. As The Associated Pre
Baton Rouge Business Report | 2 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: Alario calls special election for former Sen. Troy Browns seat Americans arent saving for retirement CEOs of 16 US companies urge Congre In the voting booth: A special election is set for April 29 to fill the Louisiana Senate seat vacated by Troy Brown, who resigned rather than face likely expulsion. The Associated Press reports Senate President John Alario issued a proclamation today sett
Baton Rouge Business Report | 2 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
With deregulation, big banks could get back into the mortgage market Over the past six years, big banks like Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase have moved out of the mortgage market and nonbank lenders such as Quicken, loanDepot and Caliber Home Loans have moved in. But as CNBC reports, that may change if President Donald Trumps
Baton Rouge Business Report | 2 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Number of independent US restaurants declining, but chains growing The total number of U.S. restaurants dropped last fall by 2%, and the ratio of eateries to people is at the lowest point since the recession, the Chicago Tribune reports. According to new data from research and consulting firm The NPD Group, the makeup of
Baton Rouge Business Report | 2 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Capitol Views: House speaker, senate president and governor hold keys to session compromise And then there were three. Gov. John Bel Edwards, Senate President John Alario and House Speaker Taylor Barras went into a private meeting this afternoon for another push toward a compromise in the ongoing special session. The Big Three are dangerously cl
Baton Rouge Business Report | 2 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Move over Hidden Valley: Baton Rouges Hanleys salad dressings headed to Wal-Mart Hanleys is shipping its first 1,000 cases of salad dressing later this week to Wal-Mart stores in Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas. The local maker of all-natural dressings inked a deal last year with the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retail giant, and w
Baton Rouge Business Report | 6 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Together Louisiana protests Industrial Tax Exemption Program changes Together Louisiana this morning protested rule changes the Board of Commerce and Industry will consider making to the Industrial Tax Exemption Program, and called for stricter rules on the incentive from the governor. Despite Gov. John Bel Edwards imposin
Baton Rouge Business Report | 7 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Planning Commission rejects redevelopment proposal, opts for more study Siding with a request from Metro Councilman LaMont Cole, the Planning Commission on Monday rejected a proposal that would have prevented developers and property owners from tearing down a house built across multiple single-family residential lots and repl
Baton Rouge Business Report | 7 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana