Things to Do Special Edition: French Quarter Fun

By Leigh Wright – Contributing Writer   We all complain how the French Quarter is nothing but drunken tourists and t-shirt shops, but a few, brand new, local businesses are working to change that. Despite our current reservations about the neighborhood, we trudge against the heat and the smell and the beers at every stop…

August 3, 2018
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Coffee Culture Playing Poorly in New Orleans

By Jenn Bentley – Contributing Writer In New Orleans, coffee culture is an integral part of the breath of the city. Some even credit the city’s slower pace and laid-back attitude with creating the mid-morning coffee break. Whether that’s true or not, it is hard to deny that coffee is an integral part of the…

August 1, 2018
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Being a Part of the Solution in NOLA’s Lower 9th Ward

By Nicole Nixon – Contributing Writer “I am a lower 9th ward resident and military veteran. I did 11 years in the United States Army. I spent the whole time in Germany and was there long enough to learn the language. When I came home, I used my V.A. home loan to buy my very…

August 1, 2018
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D4 Tabletop Gaming Cafe, Open For Business, Fun, Games, And Delicious Food

As my boyfriend, our friend and I entered D4 Tabletop Gaming Cafe, we were warmly welcomed by Tracy Meyer, partner in both business and life to Mark Meyer, the official proprietor of the restaurant. Their immediate chemistry makes it clear that husband and wife work in harmony, as a team, taking on the trials and…

July 1, 2018
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