New Orleans 24/7: Melba’s and more

Regardless to if you live or visiting New Orleans at some point, you will crave some late night eats and a nightcap, and no matter what you hear about New Orleans being the city that never closes, it’s not the truth. Now, there are some bars and a few restaurants that stay open 24/7 but not as many as you think. Bourbon Street, one of … Continue reading New Orleans 24/7: Melba’s and more

New Year’s Eve in New Orleans: Here’s where to ring in 2020 – NOLA Weekend

New Orleans definitely knows how to bring the party when ringing in the New Year. The city offers plenty of options to countdown to midnight to party the night away. From festive fireworks to big bashes, celebrating New Year’s Eve in New Orleans is a big celebration no matter which event you choose to ring in the New Year. We’ve gathered some ideas for celebrating … Continue reading New Year’s Eve in New Orleans: Here’s where to ring in 2020 – NOLA Weekend

Café Rose Nicaud contributed to the community, character, charm, and culture of Frenchmen Street in New Orleans has closed

Café Rose Nicaud has closed its doors on December 16, 2019, after decades of contributing to the character, charm, and culture on Frenchmen Street, as well as being a vessel to bring the community together.

Cafe Rose Nicaud was dedicated to the memory of Rose Nicaud and her pioneering success as a leading entrepreneur whose resourceful spirit and extraordinary efforts continue to inspire us today. Continue reading Café Rose Nicaud contributed to the community, character, charm, and culture of Frenchmen Street in New Orleans has closed

Surviving after Hurricane Katrina… Let’s celebrate the Survivors.

Remembering Hurricane Katrina brings up a host of painful emotions, pains that we can not escape. The date feels like a bandaid that has been ripped off, exposing unhealed festering wounds. Those affected by Katrina may look and act as though they are healed, but underneath the scab lays layers of trauma.

Thinking back to Hurricane Katrina and observing all the changes in these fourteen years, it appears that the Survivors of Hurricane Katrina are put on display to stir emotions and not the mere acknowledgment of their survival. There are stories behind those voiceless pictures.

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New Orleans Wedding Couple Kissing

Watch: New Orleans Second Line Weddings

Have you ever walked down the street and see lovers showing out like this? Some were taught to shun public affection, don’t kiss in public, and so on. But in New Orleans, you can feel free to take your love to the streets and dance in the name of love! There’s nothing like a New Orleans Second Line but a Second Line Wedding! I chase … Continue reading Watch: New Orleans Second Line Weddings

Watch: Two Swiss tourists and Homer Simpson’s eat their way through New Orleans

Two Swiss girls, Katrin von Niederhäusern and Janine Wiget, who love “The Simpsons” and love New Orleans as much as I do, decided to recreate the episode where Homer eats his way through New Orleans. And they did it scene for scene with facial expressions and all. Only in New Orleans ⚜️🙌🏾 Continue reading Watch: Two Swiss tourists and Homer Simpson’s eat their way through New Orleans

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’s Own Juvenile headlining Essence Festival Official After Party at The Filmore hosted by London Boy Promotions and VIP On The River

I’m so excited that Nola’s Favorite Hot Boys @Juvenile will be headlining one of Essence’s Hottest Events brought to you by VipontheRiver Cruise and London Boy Productions! Essence +Nola’s Own Artist = EPIC Entertainment! Juvenile and the promoters of this event has shown me so much love and respect that I have to ask you all to join me at the Anything But White Event! … Continue reading Nola’s Own Juvenile headlining Essence Festival Official After Party at The Filmore hosted by London Boy Promotions and VIP On The River

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Just another day in the life of a NOLA Street Performer on Bourbon Street

I had a full evening in the French Quarter’s last weekend. As you can see, these pics and videos are taken of our New Orleans Street Performers on Bourbon St. The will work for the crowd primarily on the weekends or when there’s a big event going on in the city. If you are a native of New Orleans, you will remember these guys from … Continue reading Just another day in the life of a NOLA Street Performer on Bourbon Street