March 20, 2020

Louisiana Businesses Now Eligible for Disaster Loans (3.20.2020)

Small businesses in New Orleans are now eligible for federal disaster-loan assistance through the Small Business Administration. Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the availability of these […]
March 19, 2020

Councilmember Kristin Palmer and Partners to Offer Meals and Non-perishable Food Items to Local Seniors and Hospitality Workers (3.19.2020)

In partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank, District “C” Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer will be providing a free drive-up food pantry for hospitality and gig economy […]
March 18, 2020

City of New Orleans Waives Fines, Fees, Interest, and Penalties on Sales Tax Payments (3.17.2020)

Mayor LaToya Cantrell today announced that, response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of New Orleans is waiving fines, fees, interest and penalties on sales tax […]
March 17, 2020

Gig Economy Relief Fund – $100K Committed (3.17.2020)

As a result of the current and anticipated local economic impact of COVID-19, the New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) has set up a dedicated relief fund […]
March 16, 2020

Statewide Closure of Bars and Casinos; Restaurants Limited to Take-Out/Delivery/Drive-Thru (3.16.2020)

Gov. John Bel Edwards took additional significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana, further limiting the size of gatherings to fewer than 50 […]
March 15, 2020

Mayor Cantrell Issues Guidance to Bars and Restaurants in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak (3.15.2020)

Mayor LaToya Cantrell, working in collaboration with the City of New Orleans’ partners in the hospitality industry, has issued the following guidelines for bars and restaurants […]
March 13, 2020

Helpful Business Information Concerning COVID-19

The French Quarter Business Association is closely monitoring the ongoing public health crisis related to the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. We will continue to share any […]
March 12, 2020

French Quarter Road Closure: Monday, March 23, 2020

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020, weather permitting, a private contractor working for the Royal Sonesta Hotel will close the 700 block of […]
March 11, 2020

French Quarter Half Marathon & 5K: Sunday, March 22, 2020

On Sunday, March 22, 2020, the Best Damn Race New Orleans Half Marathon & 5K will start and finish on Rampart St. The races begin at […]