Stricen Carter, CEO of NOLA Sips and Sweet Thangs, is known as the creator of the designer Sno-ball and specialty … Continue reading Grand Opening of NOLA Sips SnoBar & Bistro
The boat ride was a relaxing two-hour ride; if i was on a date, I might say romantic especially being on deck as the sunset. As a local, the cruise enabled me to appreciate the city’s beauty from a different viewpoint. On the other hand, it was a night cruise…The menu consisted of New Orleans favorites such as Jambalaya, Shrimp Pasta, Gumbo, Red Beans & Rice, Cajun Baked Chicken, Roast Beef Debris, ith the dessert option being Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce.
NOLA Chic collaboration with @jtmeleck Louisiana-Grown, distilled and bottled in Branch, Louisiana. It is a smooth and creamy vodka that … Continue reading J.T. Meleck Louisiana Vodka Review
Baldwin & Co is artfully designed with a mixture of African-inspired decor and contemporary furnishings. White walls are adorned with eye-catching artwork, African print-covered chairs. When you enter the Coffeeshop doors, you are greeted with enticing scents, a creative atmosphere, and friendly smiles.
There’s not one city in America; I would say the world but, there’s no place other than New Orleans that … Continue reading Black-Owned Restaurants in New Orleans
The government used crack cocaine as a double edge sword that severed the lives of all who came into contact with it. The book is filled with interviews that speak of the quick road to riches, being out of the projects, and the hopes of a better life for their family only to be greeted by “DEATH” awaiting them around the next corner. Crack cocaine was marketed as “HOPE,” but there was a”DEATH” clause written in small print, but Farber’s “CRACK: Rock Cocaine, Street capitalism, and the Decade of Greed” brings the magnifying glass to help you read what you missed over the years. Continue reading A personal review of Crack: Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, and the Decade of Greed by David Farber
My neighbor and I had a wonderful time. We both were born and raised in New Orleans and learned so much about our city that we did not know. It’s something how you can live somewhere all your life and not know about some of its important histories. It felt like we were on an adult field trip! I loved meeting the tourists and hearing about their love for my beloved city. It all was absolutely fabulous! Continue reading Review of Sidewalk Food Tour New Orleans
The good news is if you are like me and absolutely love everything about New Orleans and want to dig deep into the heart and soul of New Orleans, I say, “Laissez les bons temps rouler.” Continue reading Should you visit New Orleans during COVID-19 Pandemic? Advice from a New Orleanian
The traditional title is Queen, but during a recent trip to The ESSENCE Full Circle Festival, Scott-Young took part in ground exhibitions where she learned of the history of KING’s and SHE-KING’s.
Scott-Young said, “I have to be honest; they named me Queen, and embrace the title of SHE-KING in tribute to the fearless female rulers of Ancient Egypt and Africa that I learned of while in Ghana. Continue reading Entertainment and Media Executive, Mona Scott-Young reigns supreme as SHE-KING of the Treme Sidewalk Steppers *recap
Crack is an essential read for anyone hoping to understand why. This lively, well- researched history of America’s crack cocaine years introduces readers to entrepreneurial dealers, desperate users, and draconian drug policies. Along the way, it illuminates the era’s racism, political excesses, and media exaggerations, as well as the lasting damage crack and crack dealers wrought in countless neighborhoods of color. Continue reading Crack Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, and the Decade of Greed By David Farber