Labors of Love - March 2021

Pandemic Setting Women-Owned Businesses Back

  Women’s History Month isn’t perfect. Professor Kimberly A. Hamlin argued in a Washington Post op-ed that when men make history, it’s just called “history.” But when women make history, it’s “women’s history.” There are just a few days left…

City-wide Scavenger Hunt Planned for April 17

  One of my all-time favorite movies, “My Man Godfrey,” begins with an epic scavenger hunt through the streets of post-Great Depression New York City. The wealthy socialites gather at The Waldorf with their finds: a goldfish in a bowl,…

The Mules Have Moved North

  The sounds of the French Quarter are distinctive: the sharp tip tapping of drumsticks on plastic buckets, the Dixieland melodies played in front of Cafe Du Monde, the bells of St. Louis Cathedral, the calliope music coming from the…

Little Free Pantries Serving a Vital Need

  “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan   Throughout our wonderful city, nonprofits large and small are making a difference in the lives of citizens in need. And as every executive director and development…