Dixie Beer, New Orleans' oldest operating brewery, announced Wednesday, Nov. 4 its brewery will soon be renamed the Faubourg Brewing Company. The new name is a tribute to the diverse neighborhoods of New Orleans; “faubourg” means “neighborhood” in French.
The hashtag #Blackoutday2020 flooded social media as people around the country took a day off from general spending and directed dollars towards black-owned businesses. Black business leaders and a local economist weigh in on how this movement can make a difference.
According to next week’s Biloxi City Council agenda, a developer wants to invest $ 1.1 billion to turn Broadwater Beach Resort's 266 vacant acres into a casino resort hotel and spa. The plans also include a golf course and a marina.
Louisiana State Treasurer John M. Schroder announced today that the Department of Treasury will mail $4 million in Unclaimed Property checks to citizens across Louisiana after using tax records to update addresses.
WVUE-FOX 8 TV continues to be the news leader among television stations in the New Orleans area. During the February 2020 ratings period, FOX 8 led all other stations Monday through Friday, morning, evening and late newscasts.
After a FOX 8 Defenders investigation, we're learning the number of consumers who say they didn't get what was promised in their pursuit of a modeling career is far-reaching. Shelley Brown looks into whether what we exposed could be a criminal case.
Carnival Cruise Line has announced new travel restrictions due to the Coronavirus outbreak. All guests who have traveled to China in the last 14 days prior to their embarkation day will not be allowed to sail, according to the company.
It's considered an emergency according to the City code, yet it remains a risk to health and safety. The FOX 8 Defenders have tracked a property and swimming pool now the subject of six Code Enforcement hearings in seven years that's been hit with a hefty fine, but is still considered dangerous.
A problem some say has plagued a Jefferson Parish neighborhood for years, may be closer to getting some relief. Sometimes trapped in their own driveways, frustrated neighbors turned to the FOX 8 Defenders to get answers.
We're learning more about the effort to change one word in a New Orleans ordinance that targets nuisance swimming pools, and we've uncovered disturbing findings about a longtime dangerous pool that should have been abated months ago.
Louisiana’s five-member Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to change a rule that will allow utility companies to pay homeowners that produce excess solar energy the wholesale rate, instead of the current retail rate.