Author: Kim Singletary

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Determined to find the Sweet Spot

Two of Brennan’s inaugural king cake offerings — the Chocolate “Black and Gold” Cake and “Pink Parade King Cake. The restaurant also offers a traditional king cake. All are available at Ralph Brennan restaurants, as well…

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Everyone in the world has now experienced the COVID-19 version of a holiday season, and — for those that heeded the scientific and medical advice — that has meant much smaller gatherings, much simpler versions of honoring traditions, or even…

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That’s what a new year means. And who wouldn’t want that after the year we’ve just had? Does anything really change from Dec. 31 to Jan. 1? No. But our mentality does, and that’s a powerful thing. There’s just something…

Editor's Note

That’s what I’d venture to say a majority of us are thinking about 2020. I’m sure you’ve seen the barage of memes (and T-shirts, and cups) rightly proclaiming this year to have been a…well, let’s say “challenging one.” Our esteemed…