LA Creole Holds 15th Annual Conference

La Creole will host its 15th annual conference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Xavier University of Louisiana Convocation Annex, 7019 Stroelitz St. The organization is inviting to public to join this event. The conference is $60 for members and $70 for non-members. The conference...

Norman C. Francis Leadership Institute Honors Leaders

The Norman C. Francis Leadership Institute  recently honored Dean Baquet, Walter Isaacson, Monty Williams, and Tania Tetlow at its annual fundraiser on, highlighted by a special performance by Grammy-Award-winning singer Eric Benet. Inspired by the esteemed former president of Xavier University Norman C. Francis, the Institute has provided leadership training...

City Unveils New Safety & Security Measures on Lafitte Greenway

The New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP) and New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission today (Friday, Sept. 20) announced safety and security enhancements on the Lafitte Greenway, which include emergency call boxes, public safety cameras, grounds patrol officers, and lighting repairs. “We are pleased to complete...

NOTMC and NOMTN to Host Workshop on Digital Marketing for Small, Diverse Businesses as part of “In It to Win It” Series

On Monday, Sept. 16 from 6 pm - 8 pm, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC) and the New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network (NOMTN) will present its fourth session of "In It To Win It," a series of workshops and panel discussions aimed at helping local, diverse-owned businesses in New...

More Than $5.7 Million Saved for Residents During Amnesty Late Fee Program

Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s Amnesty Late Fee Forgiveness Program saved residents approximately $5.7 million during the three-month effort to clear past-due accounts with parking and camera tickets, sales and hotel/motel taxes, code enforcement violations, and library fees. “I want to thank our residents for taking the opportunity to get right with...