Robert Morris

Feb 012017

The new location of CC’s Coffee Shop at 2323 Canal Street will hold a grand opening ceremony next week with free coffee and pastries. (via CC’s on Facebook)

The new location of CC’s Coffee Shop on Canal Street — touted as the first coffee house with a drive-through window on the New Orleans Eastbank — will give away a free cup to customers on Wednesday, Feb. 8, to celebrate its grand opening. Continue reading »

Jan 172017
Patrick Armstrong

Patrick Armstrong

In one of the episodes in HBO’s Treme, there’s a scene where Clark Peter’s character Albert “Big Chief” Lambreaux emerges from a darkened street in full Mardi Gras Indian Chief regalia. I think it is a beautiful scene, because out of the desolate landscape emerges something beautiful, overwhelming, and completely unexpected. It marks an important and iconic scene in the show – the character Lambreaux is doing this as a protest to the way things are, and a demonstration of the promise of the way things should be. Continue reading »

Dec 142016
The International School of Louisiana's Camp Street campus. (UptownMessenger.com)

International School of Louisiana students from the Dibert building in Mid-City will return to the school’s Camp Street campus in Uptown next year. (UptownMessenger.com)

With the Mid-City campus no longer an option and an uncertain future for the Jefferson Parish campus, parents at the International School of Louisiana pleaded with school leaders Wednesday night for answers that no one yet seems to have. Continue reading »