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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

NOLA Kitchen Talk with Neauxla Chic: Cooking Pecan Candy & Spilling the Tea

Hello everyone it's ya girl, well woman Neauxla Chic and I decided to switch it up a bit and make a video, well actually it started out as a Facebook Live stream which includes talk about pecan candy, breaking down the lyrics to I.N.D.E.P.E.N.D.E.N.T by Weebie, and announcing my friend Polo NOLA's exciting news, which … Continue reading NOLA Kitchen Talk with Neauxla Chic: Cooking Pecan Candy & Spilling the Tea

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

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

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

NORD holds additional camp registration dates for teens and youth

NORD holds additional camp registration dates for teens and youth. NORD will be hosting teen camp registration on May 8th and 9th at Milne from 5-8pm.  To schedule an appointment, click below.  Informational Flyer An additional Youth Summer Camp registration event will be held Thursday, May 10 at Milne Rec Center located at 5420 Franklin Ave. from 5-7pm.   … Continue reading NORD holds additional camp registration dates for teens and youth

It’s May aka ‘May the 4th be With You’Month #GeekiestMonthoftheYea

Hello my NOLA Family,  I'm pleased to share with you "Geek Out NOLA" who happenes to be a friend and fellow blogger. We are in collaboration with all things for the betterment of all and I will use my platform to share her Geek Out NOLA events that she feels are worth attending. You will … Continue reading It’s May aka ‘May the 4th be With You’Month #GeekiestMonthoftheYea

Zulu On The Bayou Mother’s Day Festival

Zulu on the Bayou Mother's Day Festival - Sunday 11a-7p Original Big 7 Second Line Parade - Sunday   Original Big Seven Second Line Parade 906x680 Original Big 7 [Photo by Action Jackson] Original Big 7 [Photo by Action Jackson] Sunday, May 13, 2018 -  1:00pm to 5:00pm Coming Up Soon MAY 20 Zulu Second Line Parade Sunday, May … Continue reading Zulu On The Bayou Mother’s Day Festival

Nola F.A.M.E Food Mart Good Eats

I feel really bad bcuz I wld pass up this cornerstore and would patronize the competition, because there was way to much traffic in such a small place with no option to move around in the store, plus I'm clostraphopic. Im a shopper and I like to look at what I buy, touch it even … Continue reading Nola F.A.M.E Food Mart Good Eats

Let’s Chat New Orleans Locals

We the locals of New Orleans, the people who get up to make this city work need to shout the words of Fred Sanford to the city and state reps, well actually it was Bubba who said "I want my daddy's records." We all are due our inheritance, we all had ancestors who built this … Continue reading Let’s Chat New Orleans Locals

Cyril Neville To Appear At African-American Heritage Cultural Center Debut Event

The African-American Heritage Cultural Center (AAHCC) is hosting a “Day of Prayer” on Saturday, March 24 at 1350 Port of New Orleans Pl. The day will be a “reconciliation prayer service and cultural event,” in celebration of New Orleans’ tricentennial. The event is the AAHCC’s first, and will be free and open to the public. … Continue reading Cyril Neville To Appear At African-American Heritage Cultural Center Debut Event

NOLA Mardi Gras Indians: Super Sunday

Mardi Gras Indians are Black Carnival revelers in New Orleans, Louisiana, who dress up for Mardi Gras in suits influenced by Native Americanceremonial apparel. Collectively, their organizations are called "tribes". There are about 38 tribes. They range in size from half a dozen to several dozen members. The groups are largely independent, but a pair of umbrella organizations loosely coordinate the Uptown … Continue reading NOLA Mardi Gras Indians: Super Sunday