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New Orleans DA Candidates: What You Need to Know

Throughout the race for Orleans Parish District Attorney, three of the four candidates have done their best to convince voters that criminal justice reform is at the forefront of their agenda. All have made it a point to distance themselves from the current DA, Leon Cannizzaro. But who are the candidates, and what are their […]

An Overview of Every Criminal Judicial Race for November

You know Joe Biden is running; you may like Antoine Pierce or Adrian Perkins for Senate; and you’ll probably vote for Cedric Richmond for Representative (because who else is there?). But who are all of these judges? This piece will address this question, with several key factors in mind. First, this piece is a first-blush […]

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Studies Show Neighborhood Investment Doesn’t Reduce Place-Based Inequality

In their study, Placing Prosperity, The Data Center explores how neighborhood inequality is based in generations of history, and how neighborhood investment moves, but doesn’t necessarily reduce place-based inequality.

Is Rum the Next Big Thing After Bourbon?

While bourbon fanatics go to extremes trying to score a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle or drive for miles to complete their array of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, a quiet surge in rum as an alternate spirit of interest is underway. As such, some collectors and admirers of fine spirits are beginning to ask, […]

AIR SCARE: Saints Playoff Chances Depend on Fixing Their Pass Coverage Issues

If the current 2020 NFL Season actually ended this morning, the New Orleans Saints would not make or qualify for the NFL Playoffs, thanks mostly in part to the team’s notable and well-publicized struggles in defensive pass coverage during their first 5 games. As of this morning, the Black and Gold has the 27th ranked […]

Big Easy Magazine Endorses Arthur Hunter for NOLA District Attorney

Arthur Hunter represents a real change for the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office. In his twenty-three years as a judge in Criminal District Court, Hunter has gained the reputation of a fair and courageous judge. While on the bench, Judge Hunter proactively advocated for equal funding for public defenders and expanded programs for criminal defendants. […]

Food


Enhance Your Taste: 4 Best Homemade Sauce Recipes

Tips for Creating Attractive Food Presentation

Evangeline’s Cajun Kitchen – Chicken Lazone

Evangeline’s Cajun Kitchen Brings You: Jambalaya Pasta

Introducing: Evangeline’s Cajun Kitchen, a Weekly Recipe Drop

Coronavirus


Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser Working On Plan to Take French Quarter from City Control

How To Make a Simple Homemade Fabric Face Mask

Gov. Edwards: Phase 3 Will Last “Until A Vaccine is Widely Available”

Cantrell: New Orleans to Remain in Phase 2 “Until Kids Get Back in School”

Unemployment Crisis in Louisiana During Covid-19

Best Social Distancing Vacations To End the Summer

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