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Neauxla Chic Fundraiser for Safety Awareness Training Program for Children

As you all know I recently changed the spelling from NOLA to Neauxla Chic, because of trademark issues but I'm feeling the look of the new spelling.Neauxla Chic is my pseudo name while I work my brand, community advocacy. I collaborate with WSBN Radio in New Orleans and I'm in the 1st stage of taping … Continue reading Neauxla Chic Fundraiser for Safety Awareness Training Program for Children

When did you fall in love with HipHop? I fell in love with Hiphop when the beat of New Orleans called for Me

This spring I met this chic at the New Orleans Entrepreneur Week event and we instantly hit it off, to the point of other\ns coming up to us asking if we are best friends to this day. Meeting her would have me digging deep into my teen years allowing myself to go back in time … Continue reading When did you fall in love with HipHop? I fell in love with Hiphop when the beat of New Orleans called for Me

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 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….

New Orleans Oyster Festival returns June 2-3

Oyster eating and shucking, live music and more in Woldenberg Park Oyster eating and shucking, live music and more in Woldenberg Park By Will Coviello click to enlarge There are oyster-eating and shucking contests, oyster dishes, live music and more at the New Orleans Oyster Festival in Woldenberg Park June 2-3. Michelle Lesco (pictured, center) won … Continue reading New Orleans Oyster Festival returns June 2-3

Welcome to Mrs.T’s Plantation: Living and Surviving Domestic Abuse

As the other speakers went before me, I couldn't help but be a nervous pacing wreck, I told myself as I gulped down the freshly squeezed lemonade given to me by one of the waitresses without me asking. She had to have noticed my state of nervousnes, it wasn't like I was hiding it either … Continue reading Welcome to Mrs.T’s Plantation: Living and Surviving Domestic Abuse

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

New Orleans Council Votes To Halt Some Short-Term Rentals – Biz New Orleans – May 2018

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The city council in tourist-friendly New Orleans voted Thursday to halt the proliferation of one type of tourist housing: short-term rentals such as those facilitated by Airbnb and Homeaway. Council member Kristin Palmer's measure affects those who rent out entire homes for short-term visitors for as much as 90 days a … Continue reading New Orleans Council Votes To Halt Some Short-Term Rentals – Biz New Orleans – May 2018