| New Orleans City Council OK’s restrictions on new dollar stores

Seeking to attract more large grocery stores with wide food selections to New Orleans East, the New Orleans City Council this week approved rules to limit the further spread of discount stores that have proliferated there and in some other neighborhoods.

The rules also grant grocers extra floor space if they open new stores in the Chef Menteur Highway, Hayne Boulevard, Downman Road and Morrison Road corridors.

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