Social Media: A Possible Cure for COVID-19 Infected Restaurants?

By Jack Blitz As New Orleans grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, coronavirus cases are continuing to surge, and the food industry is struggling to hold on. Local restaurants are taking massive hits, with the lucky ones staying open and switching to takeout and delivery business models. While this is temporarily sustainable for some small businesses,… Read More Social Media: A Possible Cure for COVID-19 Infected Restaurants?

Taking a Jazz Rest: Life as a Musician in Quarantine

By Melanie Carbery To the unfamiliar northerner, more accustomed to distinct seasons, spring in New Orleans seems to be nothing more than a whisper. If you aren’t paying close enough attention, you just might mistake it for an early arm of summer. For those more acquainted with the city, spring is easily recognizable by the… Read More Taking a Jazz Rest: Life as a Musician in Quarantine

New Orleans, A Neglectful Home for its Money-Makers: How The City’s Hostility Towards its Dancers is Running Them out of Business

By: Crawford Peyton Around 8:30 pm most nights, Mar* fondly remembers how she would be backstage with her coworkers preparing herself for the nightshift as a dancer at one of Bourbon Street’s more popular strip clubs; that was before her place of employment announced its indefinite closure, leaving her and her friends with few options. … Read More New Orleans, A Neglectful Home for its Money-Makers: How The City’s Hostility Towards its Dancers is Running Them out of Business