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Pushed Out: The Changing Demographics of New Orleans

According to The Data Center, in 2017 there were 91,274 fewer African Americans living in New Orleans than there were in 2000.

The case for statewide decriminalization of cannabis in Louisiana

In the three years since New Orleans made cannabis a misdemeanor, crime, and specifically homicide, dropped precipitously.

Sex in the Big Easy CBD Sex Club: Colette

There are many different nightclubs in New Orleans, and a ridiculous number of strip clubs, but Colette is a different beast entirely.

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SWB Testing Will Release Dark Exhaust Plume Today

If you notice a dark plume of exhaust coming from the Carrollton Water Plant today, don’t panic. It’s just a test. In a press release, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWB) announced that the exhaust will be released during a test run of Turbine 5 to see if it can run on […]

Feeling the Bern (2016) Pt. 2

This is part two of a personal account of the events leading up to Hillary Clinton’s nomination for president in 2016.

Amy Schumer Crashes Mardi Gras Practice in Audubon Park

Amy Schumer is definitely a Mardi Gras fan. On Monday, Schumer shared two clips of herself dancing along a group of people during a Mardi Gras practice in Audubon Park. “Sometimes in New Orleans you have to join the practice,” Schumer posted. View this post on Instagram Sometimes in New Orleans you have to join […]

Bernie Sanders Announces 2020 Candidacy

In an email to his supporters on Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) officially announced that he will run for president again in 2020. “I am writing to let you know I have decided to run for president of the United States,” Sanders wrote. “I am asking you to join me today as part of an […]

Progressive Living

Weekend Picks: Let’s Get Ready for Mardi Gras!

Progressive’s Lifestyle – It’s Allways Funny (Comedy at the Allways Lounge & Cabaret)

Progressive’s Weekend: Celebrating Diversity

Progressive’s Weekend: Furlough Freebies

Original Art

In Shadows


Profile of an Artist: the Taxidermy of Leslie Dalton Roger

Huntington Pt. 4

Invitation to Dinner


February 2019 Edition

Overthinking, NOT an Afterthought: An Interview with Tenea Intriago

In this era of on-demand content, where everything and anything (almost) can be found, played, and binged, it’s refreshing to know that some shows are tackling neurosis and social anxiety well.

From the Archives (and Memories): Claiborne Willie Laurendine

It’s one of those memories from early childhood that you don’t forget, especially if you grew up to be a film critic. I don’t remember all of the details, but here’s what I know: The whole extended Laurendine family, from Grams (Rose Claire) and Paw Paw (William Laurendine) to their children and then to their […]

Profile of an Artist: the Taxidermy of Leslie Dalton Roger

An afternoon with Leslie Dalton Roger, New Orleans Taxidermist. Inspired and raised by New Orleans, she is a talented artist.

Get the Bag: Seven Laws of Wealth for Black New Orleanians

Generally speaking, NOLA’s black community looks as if odds are stacked against them. Nevertheless, odds can be overcome.