The 46th Annual Bayou Classic Saturday Schedule

SATURDAY SCHEDULE – Come Out & Join Us. You won’t be disappointed. Doc Griggs 2X Around the Dome This morning, Saturday, November 30, 2019 Mercedes Benz-Superdome Bayou Classic Parade 9:30A – NEW ROUTE: The parade will go down N. Peters and cross Canal Street, then down Tchoupitoulas past the Doubletree, August, Mother’s, to Poydras Street. The parade will go down Poydras Street and end at … Continue reading The 46th Annual Bayou Classic Saturday Schedule

Stampede at Lil Wayne’s New Orleans music festival causes minor injuries, booth damage | Music | nola.com

Several attendees of Lil Wayne’s Lil WeezyAna Fest received minor injuries during a stampede following rapper Meek Mill’s performance on Saturday night. — Read on http://www.nola.com/content/tncms/live/ https://youtu.be/06ekNyUabMM The stampede occurred after rapper Meek Mill’s performance at the festival.  NOLA.com reports that either a fight or false reports of gunfire caused the panic.  A mirroring incident happened last October in Atlanta where a Lil Wayne concert … Continue reading Stampede at Lil Wayne’s New Orleans music festival causes minor injuries, booth damage | Music | nola.com

A few of my fave Nola Made Body Products

All made with high-quality ingredients, very effective, smells great and lathers up. . @thenewtseye acne wash🧴 like omg I did not know #adultacne existed, but I love this facewash it gets everything off your face and out of your pores. I have been using it for a couple of three weeks now with excellent results. It also cleared up the dark marks that were left … Continue reading A few of my fave Nola Made Body Products

New Orleans Public Library offers free Streaming

Dear Neighbors: I am sure that you maybe a little fatigued over Tropical Storm Barry. Why not stream a free movie courtesy of the New Orleans Public Library. Stream indie flicks and documentaries Watch over 30,000 selected independent, foreign language, classic, and documentary films. It’s free, great selections for adults and kids. https://nolalibrary.kanopy.com/ Description Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform for public libraries and … Continue reading New Orleans Public Library offers free Streaming

My Nola Life-What I know and may not know about Juneteenth

I wonder why isn’t Juneteenth celebrated on a larger scale in New Orleans, primarily when the city is known to celebrate some of the strangest things. We have festivals for food, a voodoo fest, a Greek Fest, a whiskey fest, and the list of fest goes on. Is it the sensitivity of the issue at hand that has some cringing at the even written word “J.U.N.E.T.E.E.N.T.H? Is it not celebrated as it should, because some think it’s “just for black” as if white people didn’t assist in this life-changing day? Is it hard for some to accept that Slavery did happen and by way of their lineage? Can we stop avoiding “The Talk”about the day African Americans became “real people” to the government? It happened and we need to celebrate days, events such as Juneteenth together to prevent slavery from happening again. Continue reading My Nola Life-What I know and may not know about Juneteenth

City of New Orleans Offers Amnesty Late Fee Forgiveness Program for Residents and Taxpayers

Are you avoiding the library because of an overdue book or outstanding late fees? Is your driver license suspended, because ridiculous parking and camera tickets? You may be in luck! Our Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced on June 3, 2019 a program to let people pay what old fines they owe the city without late fees. She is calling it an “Amnesty Late Fee Forgiveness Program.” … Continue reading City of New Orleans Offers Amnesty Late Fee Forgiveness Program for Residents and Taxpayers

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo 2019

Howdy Boogalooers! We are looking forward to once again presenting three days of New Orleans music, art, food THIS WEEKEND along the banks of historic Bayou St. John. The Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo will charge an admission fee in 2019, the first time in the neighborhood festival’s 14-year history. For 2019, fest-goers will pay $10 per day, or $20 for the three-day weekend. All wristbands (daily … Continue reading Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo 2019