Author: Kim Singletary

Time Out

Remember when you were young and playing a game and something would go wrong (maybe someone would get too close to tagging or capturing you) or some distraction would present itself (likely mom calling you) and all you had to…

Lakeside Lives On

When Lakeside Shopping Center first opened its doors to shoppers in 1960 as an outdoor mall with 13 tenants on a 50-acre tract, a pair of jeans cost about $5, Veterans…

Editor’s Note

The mall was a big part of my adolescence. In my teen years there was just nothing better than getting together a group of girls and being dropped off at the mall by someone’s parents with a cool $20 bill…

Episode 69: COVID-19 Legal Questions

In this week's episode, labor and employment attorney Michelle D. Craig of Transcendent Law Firm shares the top questions and concerns she’s hearing from local nonprofits, schools and businesses when it comes to vaccinations and masks and offers up some…

Editor's Note

“Well, that was completely awesome.” That was the verdict from my best friend’s 10-year-old son William as we walked out of the cover photo shoot for this month with Stretch Zone co-owners Jason Laurzel and Drew Brees. William’s mom is…

Episode 65: STEM NOLA Goes Global

Could New Orleans become known as the place to be for STEM education? Dr. Calvin Mackie, founder of the nonprofit STEM NOLA, thinks so. Thanks to millions of dollars in support from foundations and companies like Ochsner, Entergy, Boeing and…

Editor’s Note

This issue celebrates our fifth class of New & Notable honorees and I’m so excited to share them with you! We’ve never had a set number of honorees for these awards, and I like that. It means we can look…

Editor's Note

We’re so excited to release our first-ever Northshore focused issue of Biz New Orleans Magazine. The Northshore has a special place in my heart because it’s home to my parents, who moved to Mandeville in spring 2014 from Omaha, Nebraska…

Editor’s Note

The pandemic has hit us all in different ways, but study after study has confirmed that women have taken the hardest hit. Anyone with school-age kids is well versed in the scramble that occurs in the best of times to…

Lifting Each Other Up

Illustration by Amber Day What she gave me was a great deal of confidence and ambition, and as a woman I think sometimes it feels like you need permission to feel that. She always had such great advice when it…

Editor's Note

There’s an end in sight! Thanks to the glorious miracle of science, this month I will actually get to hang out inside my parents’ house again. I will get to have a real, ladies get-together where we can give each…

Editor’s Note

Spring is typically a time for hope and new beginnings, and there’s never been a time, in my lifetime at least, that both of those things were more needed than now. It’s been a rough winter. There were a lot…

Best.Year.Ever

The past year has brought an array of challenges unlike any we’ve seen in our lifetime, especially in the realm of tourism and hospitality — an area our region has long depended on. But alongside the terrible headlines of closings…