When it comes to short term rentals in New Orleans, don’t believe everything you hear – or read. Several economists have come forward to denounce an often-cited study from the Hospitality Research Center on the positive impacts of short term rentals on the city’s economy.
Women and girls are conditioned to act and think a certain way, and this leads to an unconscious bias against other women.
An apparent burst pipe disrupted the 500 block of Washington Street on the afternoon of October 10.
The #MeToo movement has overcome a lot of challenges – the biggest of which was getting started to begin with. As more and more women have come forward to tell their stories, and as men like Bill Cosby have been held accountable for their pasts, it feels like change is finally in the air. Enter […]
“I went to bed with five kids and woke up with four. That unexpected death hurts like hell. It’s a knot in your stomach and you want to throw up and can’t. You are out of space. You are not even here. You are walking but floating. You hear people but you don’t. You are […]
New Orleans is a city of paradoxes. One of the strangest has to do with LGBT+ history. In a city in love with its history, a city which inspires books on the most obscure historical topics on a monthly basis, much of the city’s LGBT+ history remains in the closet. Which is odd, given how […]
I’m at a meeting in the middle of Tulane’s campus, where I collapse (a doctor tells me it’s dehydration, but I’ll just assume it’s the power of the Lord), while a presentation rages on about, what else, Brett Kavanaugh, who has now become way more a part of my job than I would like. […]
Injustice. The word holds weight. People will ban together and stomp out clear-cut injustice – but what about when it is hazy? The slow leaching of pollutants into the air and water offers such a hazy, smoggy, situation, as the effects are insidious and can take decades to fully manifest. Environmental hazards seem to be […]
Saint Louis Cathedral stands as a proud icon at the heart of New Orleans. Every day, tourists and Catholics from around the globe come to visit its beautiful halls. It is the center of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, where Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond leads the parishes of the region in their spiritual practice. It’s […]
Friday- Immigrants rights group Congreso de Journaleros (Congress of Day Laborers) held a vigil in Kenner to demand an end to wage theft and police racial profiling. The meeting was attended by over 150 people, and was a mix of people from the immigrant community, and allies. There were anarchists, faith leaders and people proudly […]