Tag: New Orleans

After the lovable “Bubba” stole our hearts in Forrest Gump, we just love any and everything about shrimp — and the many ways you can prepare it. Well, thanks to a Super Bowl champ and QVC, we can get our tasty seafood treats delivered to our front doors to serve to our friends and family members, or be the hits at pot-luck office parties. Jarvis Green and his company, Oceans 97, will debut his U.S. wild-caught shrimp on the QVC network on July 19 between 5 – 6 p.m. (EDT), so let’s get ready to tune in and get those credit cards ready!

When put into a position of power, it is very hard to speak on certain topics that can divide a people. But the Mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu, decided to speak on terrorism and genocidal Confederate symbolism that will go down in history books.

The Essence Festival and New Orleans native Master P are hosting a one-of-a-kind celebrity basketball game as part of a“Day of Service” for the city.

NEW ORLEANS —  Residents of “The Big Easy” will soon find it easier to visit “Big Ben,” thanks to the launch of British Airways flights between New Orleans and London. The four times per week service is scheduled to begin on March 27, 2017, which will make it the only nonstop service to Europe. Tickets are … Continue reading British Airways announces services between New Orleans and London

Tired of coveting everything I see on the Food Network, I decided to get out and enjoy a “Cajun Christmas” a hop, skip and a jump — or a 45-minute plane ride — away just in time for the holidays! Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler—Let the Good Time Roll—it’s holiday time in the French Quarter!

Great food, great music, lots of dancing..and oh yeah, learning and networking, too! The 37th Annual NABJ Convention and Career Fair was held in New Orleans this year. Here is my experience!