By Bruce Alpert, NOLA.com/Times-Picayune
WASHINGTON – By now, you’ve probably heard the news that failure by PresidentBarack Obama and Congress to reach a deal on the so-called fiscal cliff means higher
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By Robin Shannon, New Orleans CityBusiness
The Civic, oldest known theater building in New Orleans, has sat hidden and forgotten
By Stacey Plaisance, Associated Press
The Dalai Lama and an entourage of Tibetan monks are heading to New Orleans in May in a rally of support for communities still recovering from Hurricane
By Doug MacCash, Times-Picayune
Work has begun on what will be the world’s biggest mural made primarily from recycled Mardi Gras beads. Artist Stephan Wanger, known for his glittering, ecologically conscious bead
At the 2012 Public Relations Society of America, Ragusa won an award for each of the consultancy’s four entries:
Blue Angels at NOLA Navy Week for Brief Special Events/Observances‐ Nonprofit/ Association
By Donna Fenn, OPEN Forum
When Gary Solomon Jr. moved back to his native New Orleans in 2008, the NYU grad wasn’t at all sure there was a career path for
By Andrew Vanacore, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu released a slate of election endorsements Friday afternoon, with the most notable being of three candidates running for the Orleans
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By Doug McCash, The Times-Picayune
The Krewe of Endymion plans to dominate the Carnival route in 2013 with the world’s largest Mardi Gras float
Ragusa is helping Companies With A Mission™ connect with New Orleans area nonprofit organization, businesses, and individuals to help grow participation in the “Super Service Challenge.”
The nonprofit organization partnered with
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By Associated Press
Ruby Bridges remembers how excited she was when an anonymous donor sent Dr. Seuss books to her New Orleans home
CityBusiness announced Solomon Group as one of the 2012 ‘Best Places to Work.’ The award recognizes companies according to how well they treat their most important assets — their employees.
By Kimberly Quillen, The Times-Picayune
It’s not often that a chance comes along to alter a city’s landscape. But that’s essentially what the Solomon Group did earlier this year when it
By Katherine Sayre, The Times-Picayune
You’ve seen them in tourist towns around the globe. The red, double-decker buses with an open-air platform on top, toting visitors around town, a chatty guide
By Michelle Singletary, The Washington Post
It was seven years ago this month that Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast. If you’ve never been affected by such a disaster, you
By Jeff Hayden, Inc. Magazine
When the clock is ticking, why the crisis happened doesn’t matter. What you do about it is what makes all the difference.
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Published in the Downtown Development District’s “What’s Up Downtown” 18 May 2012 Issue
Since 2009, Solomon Group has been reimagining how we experience our surroundings, from events and museum exhibits to
By Sheila Stroup, The Times-Picayune
Editor’s note: The Tour de Lis has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 16, because of inclement weather in the New Orleans area.
Tour de Lis is rolling
“One of the UK’s most popular series since 1977, Top Gear now brings its high-adrenaline action entertainment to America,” according to the HISTORY™ – Where better to film than New Orleans,
By Jaquetta White, The Times-Picayune
Musicians, writers, visual artists and other people whose jobs are tied to New Orleans’ culture accounted for about 13.5 percent of the local workforce, or 30,400
Solomon Group helped take home the 2012 Live Deisgn Award for Archatainment for their client the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The competition was stiff, though — The Mercedes-Benz Superdome was up against
By Amanda Schurr, The Times-Picayune
After three years with the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the daredevil goodwill ambassadors better known as the Blue Angels, Lt. C.J. Simonsen says the thrill is
Larry was gettin-r-done at Mardi Gras World for an episode of “Only In America with Larry the Cable Guy,” which aired this Spring on HISTORY™.
“Roadfood” refers to exceptional cuisine found in small outlets along city highways, in small towns, or in unsuspecting neighborhoods. Perhaps offering one of the richest roadfood experiences today is New
Ragusa was a finalist for the prestigious 2012 PR News award for media relations. The award recognizes the agencies that best achieved their clients earned media goals and yielded the
The UK’s famed Hairy Bikers filmed at Mardi Gras World as part of their ‘Mississippi Adventure.’ The celebrity chef/bikers traveled down the Mississippi river “in pursuit of the roots of
Barry Kern was featured at Inc. Magazine’s 2012 GrowCo conference in New Orleans. He participated in a panel where attendees could “meet some of the well-known, extraordinary men and women
When Andrew Zimmern’s producers were looking for locations for “Appetite for Life,” they called Ragusa, who helped them locate a number of interesting stories across Louisiana for Andrew to sink
Brad Fortier was among CityBusiness’ inaugural class of Money Makers honorees. Money Makers recognizes financial professionals whose fiscal work, accomplishments and achievements have not only set the pace for their
(Above: Wendell Pierce filming NOLA Wise Commercial to air this Fall)
By Frank Donze, The Times-Picayune
A pool of $15 million in low-interest loans will be available to New Orleans homeowners looking
By Matthai Kuruvila, Chronicle Staff Writer-
Some of the sculpted will also be there, including Angelou and Ruby Bridges, the 6-year-old who integrated New Orleans schools in 1960 and was kept
Since President Obama’s inauguration, civil rights icon Ruby Bridges expressed interest in having the Norman Rockwell painting, “The Problem We All Live With,” hung in the White House. The painting,
By Joel Kotkin, Forbes
In this most insipid of recoveries, perhaps the most hopeful story comes from New Orleans. Today, its comeback story could serve as a model of regional recovery
Stroll over to the 12 Bar on Fulton Street immediately after today’s Wednesday at the Square concert for more great live music by the BRASS-A-HOLICS, a complimentary buffet, drink specials and
The day we have all been waiting for is almost here! We can’t wait to see everyone on Saturday (April 9) for what promises to be the best Tour de
By Donna Fenn, Inc.
Idea Village, a New Orleans-based not-for-profit that helps support local entrepreneurs, is helping rebuild its city’s economic devastation by organizing a series of workshops and competitions involving
By Catherine Lyons, The Daily Beast
New Orleans, long a magnet for those in search of a good time, is drawing the world in once again this week, but for a much
The Super Bowl of Bass Fishing Returns to the Louisiana Delta
NEW ORLEANS — Top bass anglers are gearing up for the 41st edition of the Bassmaster Classic to be held
Five days after Mitch Landrieu was elected as Mayor of New Orleans, Transition New Orleans was launched to help prepare for his transition to ofﬁce. The transition team worked to