Normally, Big Easy Magazine’s weekly rundown features the goings-on all over town. For this week, however, we have chosen to report solely on Essence Fest 2018! As always, when Essence comes to town, it takes over in a big way (as seen in Girls Trip). And this year is no exception.
What’s a good way to spend a weekend in New Orleans? Don’t miss out on Essence Festival.
Charter Schools: Championed as Improving Schools in New Orleans But at What Cost to the Black Community?July 1, 2018
In African-American neighborhoods of New Orleans, there is no question that schools anchor communities. This is a no-doubt-about-it fact of NOLA life. Schools are the polling places during political season. Schools are the festival grounds for celebrations. Schools house the legacies of progress and pride for many generations of local residents! Celebrities and powerful people […]
It seemed more like a party, people bringing grills and alcohol, setting up tailgates to peacefully protest the hateful and bigoted rhetoric from the Westboro Baptist Church. The methodology of the counter protests was very successful, resulting in the church leaving their protest only about 25 minutes after it started when people started singing “Na […]
Despite the heat, there are many events worth checking out this weekend in our great city. Although we can’t list them all here, we do have a few suggestions on what to do this weekend of June 29th – July 1st in New Orleans. There are movies, like the cute looking musical Hearts Beat Loud […]
Euphorbia Kava Bar 8714 Oak St (504) 655-5406 https://www.facebook.com/euphorbiakavabar/ Nestled at the end of Oak Street in the Uptown Carrollton neighborhood lies a true gem, Euphorbia Kava Bar. Euphorbia is a small, woman-owned café specializing in in-house brewed kava & kratom, teas, and raw desserts, as well as boasting a carefully grown & curated selection […]
Within minutes of setting foot in New Orleans, it becomes clear that this city is different. There’s an atmosphere here that you won’t find anywhere else in the mainland United States. Many have said that New Orleans is the U.S.’ most Caribbean city – even more than Miami. But that’s not entirely correct. While New […]
New Orleans is a city that is rich in coffee culture. There are several independent coffee shops throughout different areas of the city.
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