• New Orleans

    NRA: The Untold Story of Gun Confiscation After Katrina

    The video you will see on this web site is horrifying. The crimes committed against law-abiding gun owners are beyond comprehension. The arrogance of anti-gun politicians and government officials and their hate of freedom will churn your stomach. The law is the law, the Constitution is the Constitution. If ONE local mayor or police chief can decide what the Second Amendment means, it opens the door to tyranny—where ANY mayor or police chief can say what the Second Amendment means. You’ve seen this brand of abuse of freedom in the history books—in the pages about days of gun confiscations leading to the terror of Stalin, Mao and Hitler. But you’d…

  • NOLA Life

    Restoring New Orleans Restaurants

    New Orleans is world famous for its music, architecture, diversity and, perhaps most of all, its food. This documentary portrays the state of restaurants in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. It includes interviews with chefs who lost their restaurants to the flooding as well as those who cooked for first responders and nourished the soul of many New Orleanians struggling to rebuild their lives. This short documentary was originally presented at the 2006 James Beard Awards in New York City as a tribute to New Orleans chefs who were collectively recognized for their humanitarian efforts. This project is part of a series of short documentaries produced by the non-profit, New…

  • New Orleans Attractions

    I’m going on a trip to New Orleans at the end of March. What can I do there? (attractions, restaurants, hotels

    Attractions: The Aquarium/Zoo Cruise, The Riverwalk Mall, the French Quarter, Awesome Antiques Shopping, The Cathedral, Jax Brewery, Musee Conte Wax Museum, The D-Day Museum, and my personal favorite (as a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana – only an hour away) tour the many above ground cemeteries often referred to as Cities of the Dead. Restaurants: Breakfast – Mother’s, there will be a line, a long line, but it moves pretty quickly and the food is SO worth it. For a more formal breakfast, there’s nothing to compare with Brennan’s – they do a fabulous brunch. Snack: You’re trip there won’t be complete without a visit to Cafe Du Monde for…

  • NOLA Life

    SECRET NEW ORLEANS: TJ & Di Hoochie Coochie Ladies!

    VIEUX CARRÉ CONFIDENTIAL! (series) episode #9! TJ Fisher and Di adventures! Drinks and tea with TJ and Di! Start the day with the zany duo, and enjoy a rollicking behind-the-scenes French Quarter morning! Wake up with CNN’s anchorwoman Robin Meade, but come home with TJ and Di, and live their life! So absurd, absolutely fabulous, and slightly off kilter! The retro-style short film begins with a montage of imagery — a colorful gay parade, the Natchez steamship, Jax Brewery, the Cabildo and St. Louis Cathedral — then the camera zooms in on zany TJ and Di breakfasting in TJ’s old-timey kitchen, in a historic Vieux Carré home on Bourbon Street.…

  • New Orleans

    Katrina defies magazine and reaches its 40th anniversary

    Metairie, LA (PRWEB) December 7, 2005 From a temporary office near Baton Rouge and its staff scattered throughout the state, New Orleans Magazine reaches its 40th anniversary with its first issue post-Katrina, and now the Renaissance. “The question is what should be done to rebuild New Orleans. It can be found in Barnes and Noble stores nationally and is available in digital format from the website, www.NewOrleansMagazine.com. history of New Orleans-based magazine picked up the pieces after the devastation of Katrina and back to business characterizes what is happening in the region. Publisher William Metcalf, Jr. notes that “The struggles and adversity faced by our employees, their families and all…