Author: Kim Singletary

Back in Fighting Shape

Kimberley Singletary is the managing editor of Biz New Orleans magazine. A 20-year Southern California veteran, she has been surrounded by the film industry for most of her life.   Mike Tata…

United for a Cure

  In the summer of 2018, 12-year-old Slidell resident Da’Ni Otis was on a family trip to Disney World when she started complaining of intense back pain. “She wouldn’t get on any of the rides,” said her mother, Jamika, who…

Editor's Note: Strange Times

This is the first time I've ever been working on the calendar section of a magazine while at the same time wondering if any of the events I’m typing in will actually come to pass. The nature of the magazine…

Startup Stars

For the past few years, the March issue of Biz has had the same focus: startups. Even in the five years Biz has been publishing, the entrepreneurial ecosystem has continued to grow in leaps and bounds. Even just so far…

The Art of the Startup

In honor of the 12th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, March 23-27, Biz New Orleans reached out to three successful products of our entrepreneurial ecosystem to learn more about their story. What was their biggest challenge? What is the best…

But Wait, There’s More!

  Portraits by Greg Miles LOG ON to the website of any airline and you’ll find more than just flights; you’ll have the opportunity to book a whole vacation with just a few clicks. Need a rental car? They’ve got…

Editor's Note: It’s Finally Back

February is here and, really, how can anyone think about anything but Carnival? You can’t. So, let’s just go with it. When Editor-in-Chief Errol Laborde and I sit down to talk about this issue, it can be kind of a…

The Ultimate Balancing Act

Kimberley Singletary is the managing editor of Biz New Orleans magazine. A 20-year Southern California veteran, she has been surrounded by the film industry for most of her life.   Two years…

In the Biz: Jazzin' on the River

The Paddlewheeler Creole Queen officially welcomed a younger, yet larger, brother on Dec. 14 with the commission of Riverboat Louis Armstrong. Docked one behind the other just adjacent to the Hilton Riverside and The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, the siblings…

Editor's Note: Welcome Home

I was lucky enough to enjoy a wonderful conversation for over an hour with our CEO of the Year, Kevin Dolliole, and toward the end of our chat I shared how, growing up in San Diego I always had a…

If This Hall Could Speak

Kimberley Singletary is the managing editor of Biz New Orleans magazine. A 20-year Southern California veteran, she has been surrounded by the film industry for most of her life.   Preservation Hall…

So Much So Fast

New Orleans had a busy fall. In fact, three of our top five stories of the year came about in a very short time. First, The Sazerac House opened on Oct. 2. I was fortunate enough to be able to…

Editor’s Note: 61 Issues and Counting

I spoke a bit about our five-year anniversary in my note last month, but now, having put together our anniversary issue, it’s really sinking in how much has happened in business over the past five years. I won’t go into…

Looking Back to Look Forward

The first issue of Biz New Orleans came out in Oct. 2014. Since that time, business in Southeast Louisiana has gone through a lot of changes. On the politics side, Congressman Steve Scalise had just become the majority whip when…

Look Don’t Tell

Kimberley Singletary is the managing editor of Biz New Orleans magazine. A 20-year Southern California veteran, she has been surrounded by the film industry for most of her life.   When it comes to dinner and a show out on…

Editor's Note: 5 Years In

October 2014 was the first issue we printed of Biz New Orleans magazine, which means you hold in your hand our 61st issue, and I can tell you, it’s been quite the ride. To be honest, when I met with…

Small But Mighty

Kimberley Singletary is the managing editor of Biz New Orleans magazine. A 20-year Southern California veteran, she has been surrounded by the film industry for most of her life.   Oct. 4…

Editor’s Note: Real Men Indeed

I sat down last week to write this, and I struggled. Given our cover story, I wanted to write something about breast cancer, but I was stuck. Extremely fortunately, I didn’t have a story. I’ve never had a friend or…

Chicken Not-So-Little

Kimberley Singletary is the managing editor of Biz New Orleans magazine. A 20-year Southern California veteran, she has been surrounded by the film industry for most of her life. Fried chicken may have been invented by the Scottish (strange but…

Proud to be PINK

Now in its third year nationally, the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink campaign encourages men to spend the month of October wearing pink in an effort to raise both money and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.…

Unapologetically New Orleans

    It's been a big year for the New Orleans Business Alliance and Quentin Messer. Since he became president and CEO of the New Orleans Business Alliance—the official accredited economic development organization for Orleans Parish—on July 1, 2015, Messer’s…

Hamilton, and Now Evan

Kimberley Singletary is the managing editor of Biz New Orleans magazine. A 20-year Southern California veteran, she has been surrounded by the film industry for most of her life.   For those who weren’t able to grab a seat during…