Growing Wild in New Orleans

They do so by stretching, bending, arching, and wrapping the roots of others, turning over the very concrete bricks that were meant to stunt their growth until they tap into free-flowing waters of the river. They thrive by surviving together, just like the people of New Orleans. Continue reading Growing Wild in New Orleans

Mona Scott-Young loves New Orleans: Treme’ Sidewalk Steppers 2020 SHE-KING

This weekend Mona Scott-Young who is not a New Orleanian will celebrate with us just as our ancestors did in a traditional New Orleans SecondLine! We have waved at countless celebrities as they rode up high on Mardi Gras floats down the wealthiest streets in the city; celebrities have waved to us from their guarded Bourbon Street balconies. But this is a first that a celebrity, except for those who are NOLA born and raised to take to the streets with us in our community. Continue reading Mona Scott-Young loves New Orleans: Treme’ Sidewalk Steppers 2020 SHE-KING

Jason Lee of Hollywood UnLocked racially profiled at MSY Airport-New Orleans day after inspiring and motivating fans at his book signing

Media mogul, entrepreneur, personality, and iHeart Radio’s Jason Lee was in Harvey, LA (a suburb of Jefferson Parish and a … Continue reading Jason Lee of Hollywood UnLocked racially profiled at MSY Airport-New Orleans day after inspiring and motivating fans at his book signing

Renowned artist Terrance Osborne announces The Color of New Orleans experience. The first one hundred guests will receive a complimentary print of the official event poster.

Renowned artist Terrance Osborne announces The Color of New Orleans experience. The first one hundred guests will receive a complimentary print of the official event poster.

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Dec. 17, 2019) – Today, renowned artist and cultural curator Terrance Osborne announced The Color of New … Continue reading Renowned artist Terrance Osborne announces The Color of New Orleans experience. The first one hundred guests will receive a complimentary print of the official event poster.

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

Crackdown or Takeover: Nola Urban Party Buses

Crackdown or Takeover: Nola Urban Party Buses

As of today, April 18, 2019, the New Orleans OneStop Site states:Presently we are only accepting applications for the issuance of new CPNCs for AT Taxicab (Wheelchair-accessible), Courtesy, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, General Charter, and Sightseeing.All available CPNC numbers for Taxicabs, Pedicabs, Animal Drawn, have been awarded.
If you noticed it does not list “Party Bus” which is written in as Charter Party Carrier (Party Bus) in the description. There’s a “General Charter” listed as well, would it be safe to assume if the Urban Party Bus owners go down to OneStop they would be informed that the city is no longer accepting applications for party buses. If so where does this leave the Party Bus Owners?? Continue reading Crackdown or Takeover: Nola Urban Party Buses

New Orleans Black Masking Indians- St.Joseph’s Night with the Flaming Aarows Gang

New Orleans Black Masking Indians- St.Joseph’s Night with the Flaming Aarows Gang

The people of New Orleans, the ones low on the totem pole do it for the culture and to keep their family traditions and priceless legacies alive. But in more ways, than we know it, the people of New Orleans remains the city with a heartbeat. New Orleanians love to see the expressions on the tourist’s faces when they eat our food. It rejoices our hearts to see you partying on our streets and brings pleasure to our ears to hear you say that this is the best trip of your life. This is all true for the Black Masking Indians their pay is hearing our wows and seeing the flashing of the cameras as if the lens is giving them winks of approval. They love to show off their talent by way of creating these elaborate suits. Then they serenade us with their chants and put on a war dance worthy of Broadway!!! Continue reading New Orleans Black Masking Indians- St.Joseph’s Night with the Flaming Aarows Gang