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Digging For Dollars

  Who doesn’t want to be Indiana Jones, roaming the world with a cool leather jacket, a whip and a divinely inspired mission to excavate priceless antiquities hidden in situ around the globe. Whether you’re in it for the adventure,…

Break Through Business Barriers With Better With Becker

Leslie Becker has traveled to more than 40 countries, learned to deep-sea dive in the Great Barrier Reef, practiced yoga in Bali, camped throughout Australia and Tasmania and even worked on reality television shows including “The Apprentice” and “Survivor.” Through an…

An Appetite For Lunch Breaks: What’s On Your Menu?

  As a preschooler, it was all about snack time. Throughout grade school, I went to the cafeteria for lunch. During my senior year I thoroughly enjoyed (and often exploited) my “senior privileges” that enabled me to leave school grounds…

Hotel Monteleone’s Carousel Bar Spins Into Its 70th Year

  Lena Prima, the daughter of renowned New Orleans bandleader, trumpeter and vocalist Louis Prima, remembers when her dad used to perform “Jump Jive An’ Wail” and “Just A Gigolo” at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans’ French Quarter. She…

DeFonte’s Decadence: Designing Dolls With Drag Queen Sparkle

  Drag artist, New Orleans Drag Workshop founder, pianist, vocalist, comedic storyteller and documentary star. Vincent DeFonte’s resume reads like a divine fairy tale about a talented tile tradesman from San Francisco who followed his artistic bent to New Orleans…

World’s Fastest Rocket Being Built In NOLA’s Backyard

  “If you want to go up into orbit, you have to go through New Orleans,” said Michael Hecht, GNO, Inc.president and CEO, at the regional economic development alliance’s “Mission to the Moon & Beyond: Exploring the Aerospace Industry in Greater…

iSeatz’ Room Service Revolution

  Blackened Louisiana drum at K-Paul’s. Double cut pork chop with citrus glaze at Dooky Chase’s. Warm bread pudding with whiskey sauce at The Gumbo Shop. They are all popular dishes New Orleans locals take for granted from restaurants located…

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about

Leslie  T. Snadowsky contributes to Biz New Orleans as   a video blogcaster and Biz liaison for WWL/WUPL-TV. She’s contributed to Bloomberg NewsReutersThe Times-PicayuneThe New York Post and The Dallas Morning News, and appeared on CNN’s “Nancy Grace,” and “Jane Velez Mitchell,” and Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.” She earned her BA from Newcomb College at Tulane University and her MS in Journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. As an exhibited and published rock photographer, Leslie enjoys live music and the eclectic culture of New Orleans.

You can reach Leslie T. Snadowsky directly at Leslie@BizNewOrleans.com.