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

ENTREPRENEUR AND MEDIA MOGUL MONA SCOTT-YOUNG PAYS HOMAGE TO THE CITY SHE LOVES AND TRIBUTES FEMALE EMPOWERMENT AS THE TREME SIDEWALK STEPPERS 2020 SHE-KING-ELECT

*MEDIA ALERT* It’s Mardi Gras time in our city and everyone wants to experience what we have to offer. Entrepreneur and media mogul Mona Scott-Young, who LOVES New Orleans is She-King-Elect of the Treme Sidewalk Steppers!!!! Scott-Young’s likeness is bringing in other nationally known personalities to to take part in one of biggest traditions. TREME SIDEWALK STEPPERS HOST. “THE ROYAL HOMECOMING” GALA ON FEB. 7 … Continue reading ENTREPRENEUR AND MEDIA MOGUL MONA SCOTT-YOUNG PAYS HOMAGE TO THE CITY SHE LOVES AND TRIBUTES FEMALE EMPOWERMENT AS THE TREME SIDEWALK STEPPERS 2020 SHE-KING-ELECT

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

NOLA Chic Reviews: Born Tough Official Sportswear

Today I am writing a review for Born Tough Offical Sportswear. I received a Born Tough Women Contoured Hooded Tracksuit that my niece, athlete, and model Nene Barber is wearing in the featured pictures. The tracksuit was intended to be worn and reviewed by me, but due to sizing issues. Instead of sending it back, I gave it to my niece, who was leaving on … Continue reading NOLA Chic Reviews: Born Tough Official Sportswear

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 20-minute drive from New Orleans) on Wednesday night for the release of his inspirational new book titled, GOD MUST HAVE FORGOTTEN ABOUT ME was racially profiled or as some call it traveling while black as he waited for his plane at the MSY Airport-New Orleans … 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.

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Dec. 17, 2019) – Today, renowned artist and cultural curator Terrance Osborne announced The Color of New Orleans, an exclusive art exhibition featuring locally inspired, never-before-seen artwork that visually tells the story of New Orleans. The signature event will be held on February 1, 2020, at Osborne’s Magazine Street Gallery. For the first time in his twenty-plus year career, Osborne is hosting … 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.

Thanksgiving Cooking & Girl Talk with NOLA Chic & DaTwist Mastr: New Orleans Stuffed Bell Peppers & The No’s of Potato Salad

I know some of yall Old School Cooks have your tables set🍽, pies and cakes 🥮🥧in the oven, seasonings chopped, turkey 🦃soaking in a brine or injected with some flavorful concoction and praying So-So doesn’t realize his “Lil Taste” in his/her cup has been watered down🥃😂🤣 Last year Jelahn and I went LIVE as I cooked a small meal for us and all of you … Continue reading Thanksgiving Cooking & Girl Talk with NOLA Chic & DaTwist Mastr: New Orleans Stuffed Bell Peppers & The No’s of Potato Salad

Free Halloween Party at Three Keys at Ace Hotel New Orleans with Papi Juice

Get your Costumes ready! We have your Halloween plans here. Music, dance and dress with Papi Juice, an art collective celebrating the lives of queer and trans people of color.⁠ Costumes are encouraged, and music and guests include Oscar Nñ, Denisia, HaSizzle, Dreamer, among others. Where: Three Keys, 600 Carondelet StreetWho: Papi JuiceWhen: Thursday, October 31stTime: 10pm Free with RSVP Three Keys is the popular … Continue reading Free Halloween Party at Three Keys at Ace Hotel New Orleans with Papi Juice

The Gentilly Fest showcases the best of New Orleans Urban Community

“Built by the Community” “The best music, food, art. And bring the kids!” Free admission. Gentilly Fest celebrates all things New Orleans! FREE ADMISSION FESTIVAL HOURSFriday, October 11th : 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Saturday, October 12th : 12:00 noon – 10:00 p.mSunday, October 13th : 12:00 noon – 7:00pm. LOCATIONGentilly Festival is located at Pontchartrain Park Playground 5701 Press Dr. New Orleans, LA | @ … Continue reading The Gentilly Fest showcases the best of New Orleans Urban Community

Slippin… “I gots to get up. Get me back on my feet so I can tell y’all bout this girl named Nola.”

I have always been real with y’all since my Nola Chic persona was created, living my life like an open window. I love New Orleans and everything that has come from her womb. In all honesty, being home has proved good for my soul, but it came with a pretty hefty price tag.  This shit looks glamorous and entertaining, but it wasn’t long before I … Continue reading Slippin… “I gots to get up. Get me back on my feet so I can tell y’all bout this girl named Nola.”