NOLA’s First Fried Chicken Festival Set for September 25

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] Move over Crawfish Fest, Gumbo Fest and Po-Boy Fest, too. New Orleans has a new festival in town dedicated to celebrating a classic Southern dish. The inaugural Fried Chicken Festival (FCF) is set to take place on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at Lafayette Square. The fest will be...

CVS Becomes First Major Retailer to Open In Lower Ninth Ward Since Hurricane Katrina

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] City officials along celebrated the opening of a CVS pharmacy in the Lower Ninth Ward today (Thursday, May 19). “Today’s celebration marks another milestone in the renewal and redevelopment of the historic Lower Ninth Ward,” Mayor Mitch Landrieu said as he participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the...