Essence Festival 2019 Memories: NYDJ Family Festival at the Jane Club New Orleans Review

Last year the Essence Festival hosted several events to celebrate all things Blackness and Womanhood in New Orleans, and Essence Festival 2019 “do not owe me nothing” as the older generations would say! Essence Festival 2019 “do not owe me nothing” as the older generations would say! It was a magnificent year for my brand and my life. I was home long enough to close … Continue reading Essence Festival 2019 Memories: NYDJ Family Festival at the Jane Club New Orleans Review

Black Woman Greatness: Winn-Dixie celebrates the birthday and life of 100-year old Winn-Dixie Associate, Trailblazer and Barrier Breaker, Mrs. Romay Davis

On October 29th 2019 Southeastern Grocers, parent company of Winn-Dixie, along with the Montgomery community and hardworking trailblazers all over the world, celebrate the birthday and life of 100-year-old Winn-Dixie associate, Romay Davis. Winn-Dixie honored a beautiful associate who turned 100 years young. In celebration of the Centennial’s milestone, Winn Dixie hosted an in-store birthday party and those who have been inspired by Ms. Romay’s … Continue reading Black Woman Greatness: Winn-Dixie celebrates the birthday and life of 100-year old Winn-Dixie Associate, Trailblazer and Barrier Breaker, Mrs. Romay Davis

Daughters Beyond Incarceration: Children of Incarcerated Parents Policy Announcement & Photo Exhibition

Join Daughters Beyond Incarceration on Friday, October 4th from 6-9pm at NORD St Bernard Center for a free event discussing the laws we’re changing and the unveiling of our traveling photo exhibition! Date And Time Fri, October 4, 2019 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT Location 1500 Lafreniere St New Orleans, LA 70122 About Daughters Beyond Incarceration Daughters Beyon Incarceration works to enhance the lives … Continue reading Daughters Beyond Incarceration: Children of Incarcerated Parents Policy Announcement & Photo Exhibition

Nola Chic in Chicago: Big & little’s Restaurant Review

As you all know I have been craving New Orleans cuisine, well let’s just say I been wanting some good food with lots of flavors here in Chicago. My sister and I decided to go into the city for an early dinner and in a Google search, we found an urban restaurant with Nola inspired offerings, Big & little’s located in what was the Cabrini … Continue reading Nola Chic in Chicago: Big & little’s Restaurant Review

#ThrowbackThursday – New Orleans 1990: Mardi Gras Indians photos by Infrogmation

My ”Throwback Thursday” pictures were taken by New Orleanian known as “Infrogmation or Froggy.” other than being one of New Orleans most remarkable photographers, but one can see his life’s adventures in his personal photographs. “Infrogmation is one of #nola’s most unheralded great photographers.” — Kevin Allman, editor “Gambit” New Orleans weekly.[1] *blush* Feel free to read the rest of the article on The Advocate here: … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday – New Orleans 1990: Mardi Gras Indians photos by Infrogmation

Recap of the Black News Channel Launch Events in New Orleans hosted by Fion Productions: VIP All White -BNC Launch Party & Honoring Queens of Zulu Social & Pleasure Club

I can’t begin to tell you about any of the events I attended regarding the Black News Channel without telling you about the people who made it happened. When I received the call about being involved in a panel discussion regarding the launch of the Black News Channel, I didn’t realize the significance of it all until after I accepted and did a search Google. … Continue reading Recap of the Black News Channel Launch Events in New Orleans hosted by Fion Productions: VIP All White -BNC Launch Party & Honoring Queens of Zulu Social & Pleasure Club

Free Wednesdays for Nola Locals at the Audubon Institute 2020 Calendar

I’m wondering if you all are taking advantage of Free Wednesday’s provided by the Audubon Community Connect Program?? If you forgot starting in January 2019 New Orleans residents, we’re offered free admission each month to the Audubon Zoo, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, the insectarium and the planetarium. The current schedule calls for one free day monthly at the zoo and the aquarium. See … Continue reading Free Wednesdays for Nola Locals at the Audubon Institute 2020 Calendar

My fabulous evening at grand opening of The Marquee by Bluegreen Vacations in New Orleans

On June 15, Florida-based timeshare company Bluegreen Vacations opened The Marquee, a luxury resort in the former Elk Medical Plaza building. And on June 29 the I celebrated the grand opening “The Marquee,” with some of New Orleans finest people while surrounded by the lap of luxury. The moment I stepped into The Marquee, I was pleasantly greeted by the smell of fresh-cut flowers; a … Continue reading My fabulous evening at grand opening of The Marquee by Bluegreen Vacations in New Orleans

NOLA Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Here’s some information I have found over the years that may help you prepare for Hurricane Season. As well as a story or two with it. 1. If the words “Mandatory Evacuation” is put in place for your area, please leave. I’m making this 1st because we seem to put it at the bottom of the list. As well as put it to the back … Continue reading NOLA Hurricane Preparedness Tips

New Orleans is drowning, but not our spirit

They come with their slick pimp sweet whispers of hope and betterment for the children of Nola. They seduce the city, our motherland, Nola, and she opens her heart and soul, giving them the key to her, the city of New Orleans… Nola only gave freely, because she wants the best for her children (New Orleanians) and they came dangling good living, a life we have needed for years. She was impressed by the wealth and security that they could provide and all she could think of was how good this would be for her children, the people of the city. Continue reading New Orleans is drowning, but not our spirit