There are few resorts or venues that begin their tenure in a city the way that The Marquee by Bluegreen Vacations did.
During the first Global Black Economic Forum held at Essence Festival, Mayor Cantrell explained the false impression that tourism dollars stay in the city.
Ann Marie Sorrell, Jamaican born philanthropist, author, award-winning business leader and entrepreneurial woman, will make her second debut at the 2019 Essence Festival in New Orleans. Sorrell’s book, Chronicles of a Serial Dater was chosen to be sold and displayed during Essence Fest in their popular bookstore as part of the Convention Center festivities. In […]
The 2019 Annual Essence Festival continues its track of expansion in audience, scope, and influence – both on social and economic levels. Last years event brought in well over 500,000 attendees and $280 million in city revenue. The four-day event incorporates more of Louisiana’s black and minority-owned businesses via initiatives created by Essence’s new black […]
The youth of New Orleans has been in the news a lot lately. With the recent announcements of Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s new juvenile justice initiative and the implementation of a citywide curfew, some residents have become concerned that the reputation of New Orleans’ children is being skewed unnecessarily negatively. “As a city, we should be […]
On Wednesday, June 19, the LaundryCares Foundation will host a Free Laundry Day event in New Orleans.
Seeking “to hear voices from all members of the LGBT Community and allies,” at the end of June the Louisiana LGBT Film Festival will launch on June 28.
The ‘Take Back Pride’ march, was aimed at reclaiming the radical spirit of the first pride, the New York City Stonewall riot in 1969.
This week, we’re going all out for one of our favorite local events: Pride Fest 2019.
The Overlook Film Festival is one of horrific delights, giving local moviegoers fun scares from May 30th to June 2nd, 2019.
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