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Raindrops and Milk & Honey

I complained of the rain earlier and two things hit me, #1 if the rain doesnt fall, flowers can not grow. #2 I have anxiety after last years flooding, when the pumps failed. I'm scared of the very rain that my Mama would open all the windows and doors to and we would sit watching … Continue reading Raindrops and Milk & Honey

Louisiana food stamp program threatened with shutdown

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana will end the food stamp program that helps almost one in five residents by January unless lawmakers add more money to next year's budget for the social services agency. The Department of Children and Family Services is set to take a cut of about $34 million. The Legislature adopted the budget, … Continue reading Louisiana food stamp program threatened with shutdown

Tee-Eva, New Orleans Queen of Pralines has passed away

Tee-Eva of Tee-Eva Famous Pies & Pralines on Magazine St., passed away yesterday at University Medical Center. She was 83.. My condolences to her family. ⚜ The death was confirmed by Geannie Thomas, Mrs. Perry's close friend and co-founder, along with Antoinette K-Doe, of the Ernie K-Doe Baby Dolls. Eva Louis Perry, founder of Tee-Eva's … Continue reading Tee-Eva, New Orleans Queen of Pralines has passed away

In the Land of Kings and Queens – Tourism Biz – June 2018

June is Pride Month around the world and Saturday brings a Pride Parade in nearly every major city. Here in New Orleans, the French Quarter will be the epicenter of LGBT+ events, including a parade, and there are other Pride events throughout the city. First, a history lesson: Known initially as “Gay Pride,” and now … Continue reading In the Land of Kings and Queens – Tourism Biz – June 2018

NOLA Chic’s Saturday in Treme Photos

I was so proud seeing my friend Katherine in action at the Tricentennial Treme Neighborhood Cleanup. She's very passionate about children and our community giving her all to her organization High Voltage. High Voltage is a Louisiana based non-profit organization that provides educational as well as recreational programs and opportunities for youth to realize their … Continue reading NOLA Chic’s Saturday in Treme Photos

Can you roll with NOLA Chic and create a great NOLA Life Legacy??

Hello wondering if you are aware of my NOLA Life group page & Nola Chic fan page . If not here's the group page feel free to join, Ill add you and please post all things relating to New Orleans. The radio station I'm working with has a business entity "Small Business NOLA" assisting entrepreneurs … Continue reading Can you roll with NOLA Chic and create a great NOLA Life Legacy??

NOLA Chic’s Saturday at the Treme 7th Ward Arts & Cultural Festival

ttps://www.facebook.com/MsCakes74/videos/10212036587649517/ After I walked through the Lafitte Greenway, heading to the Treme 7th Ward Cultural Festival I could hear the beat of beautiful drumming, which I thought was coming from the festival. As I crossed Claiborne to the bridge I could see a lone red tin shipping container with the words "Veggie Nola" written in … Continue reading NOLA Chic’s Saturday at the Treme 7th Ward Arts & Cultural Festival

More than half of the New Orleans renters are “rent-burdened

More than half of New Orleans residents are renters. Among those 181,400 people, according to a recent report from the National Equity Atlas, roughly 60 percent  are "rent-burdened," spending 30 percent or more of their income on housing. Women are disproportionately impacted by housing cost- 72 percent of women of color and 49 percent of … Continue reading More than half of the New Orleans renters are “rent-burdened

Orpheum Theater’s Summer Film Series Presents….

  Orpheum's Summer Film Series is back! Pack up the kids, snacks and juice boxes and head to the beautiful Orpheum Theater . There will be small bags of popcorn and drinks for purchase, but keep it totally free and bring in your goodies and make sure the kids don't leave any evidence aka empty … Continue reading Orpheum Theater’s Summer Film Series Presents….

Where are all the Nola Natives??? My walk thru Treme

My Saturday was jammed pack with events within walking distance of each other in the Treme neighborhood and since the weatherman was totally wrong, well lets say the wind blew the storm in another direction. The news had the entire city on alert, but we all said "Lessen Bon Ton Roule" to the grey storm … Continue reading Where are all the Nola Natives??? My walk thru Treme

I saved a NOLA Fig Tree from gentrification

I'm not sure if it's the fact that I moved away and came back that I appreciate the things some may not realize that are New Orleans treasures. As you all know, I haven't drove since my car accident in 2016, so if I'm not in a Lyft or being driven around, my feet get … Continue reading I saved a NOLA Fig Tree from gentrification

  Treme/7th Ward Arts & Culture Festival  May 25-27

Treme/7th Ward Arts & Culture Festival When: May 25-27 There are neighborhood tours, a Baby Doll bar crawl, community art projects, youth activities, food and music by Shannon Powell, Treme Brass Band, Kermit Ruffins and others at the fest under the Claiborne Avenue overpass. Visit www.treme7thwardcd.org for details. 9:30 a.m. Friday, noon Saturday-Sunday.  About Long known … Continue reading   Treme/7th Ward Arts & Culture Festival  May 25-27