Roundup: LABI awards / Sea rise to cost $38B / Walk-On’s Q&A

    Nominations open: LABI is accepting nominations for its Free Enterprise Awards, honoring members who demonstrate exemplary commitment and contributions to the state’s business climate, and who play an integral role in their local communities’ growth and sustainability. The deadline for submission is Aug. 5, and honorees will be recognized at a luncheon awards ceremony in September. Read more. 

    Steady rising: A new study suggests protection and adaptation against the rising sea levels could cost Louisiana $38 billion or more by 2040. Produced by the Center for Climate Integrity, the study projects the state faces the nation’s second-highest tab for adapting public infrastructure and installing protection, behind only Florida. Read more. 

    Game on: While other sports bars are facing declines, Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar’s revenue spiked a healthy 56% in 2018. Forbes recently caught up with CEO Brandon Landry to chat about the White Castle native’s plans for the company. Read more. 

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