OPINION: Can Catholic Federal Judges Rule Objectively In Catholic Church Cases?

June 26, 2023

There is a crisis in the Federal Louisiana Eastern District Courts. Federal Judges Wendy Vitter, Jay Zainey, Sarah Vance, Ivan Lemelle, Lance Africk immediately recused themselves from the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ Federal Bankruptcy case. They are some of New Orleans’ fourteen federal district judges and five magistrates, who mostly handle pre-trial matters. Later, under pressure, Federal […]


Opinion: In the 11th Hour, New Orleans Archdiocese Hands Over Sealed Documents

June 19, 2023

This article was originally published on www.scsaorg.org. Big Easy Magazine was given permission to publish by author, Richard Windmann, Ph.D. It would seem that we finally have a champion on our side. And the documents they handed over to the DA better be complete, because we WILL find out. We think it is very notable […]


The TEP Center Takes Charge of The Historic McDonogh 19 School Building to Educate About Local Civil Rights History

March 1, 2023

The TEP (Tate, Etienne, and Prevost) Center, 5909 St. Claude Ave., is a community center and organization working as a resource location for the public to discuss and learn about our complex and changing culture.  Located in a building that was previously McDonogh 19, the organization is committed to fighting racism and advocating for racial […]


No Peace No Culture: Save Our Soul Coalition To Update Stakeholders April 3rd

March 28, 2022

The Save Our Soul (SOS) coalition will host a public meeting Sunday, April 3, to plan the next steps in their effort to return the Municipal Auditorium to its historic role as an important hub of New Orleans culture and redevelop Armstrong Park to better serve community needs. The meeting will be held in Congo […]


New Orleans Loses Beloved Loretta Harrison, Founder of Loretta’s Authentic Pralines

February 19, 2022

On Wednesday, February 16, New Orleans lost a little bit of its sweetness when Loretta Harrison, founder of the famed Loretta’s Authentic Pralines, died of cancer at age 66.  Dubbed “The Praline Queen,” Harrison got her start in her mother’s kitchen in St. Bernard Parish. She made pralines throughout her life using a recipe passed […]


Municipal Auditorium & Armstrong Park Jazz Complex Buildings Sustain Damage From Hurricane Ida

September 19, 2021

The four almost 200 year-old historic buildings in Armstrong Park along with the Morris F.X. Jeff Municipal Auditorium suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Ida, according to the Save Our Soul (SOS) coalition which has been opposing the relocation of City Hall to the auditorium. “The damage that Hurricane Ida inflicted to the Municipal Auditorium and […]


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