Remembering Sher Stewart, Beloved Artist & Activist

July 27, 2021

Beloved French Quarter artist and activist, Sher Stewart, passed away the morning of July 18th from injuries following a July 16th hit-and-run outside her home at the corner of Pauger and St. Claude.  Stewart, 74, traveled via a yellow bicycle she had named Sunshine. On the 16th, she was returning home with her art supplies […]

Blue Bikes Going Electric in January

December 29, 2019

New Orleans’ public bicycle system – locally known as Blue Bikes – are going electric in January. The current pedal bicycles will be replaced with electric bicycles that can go up to 20 mph – but riders who use the system will need to prepare to pay more. Currently, the pedal bikes cost around 10 […]

Dying of Indifference: How Officials, Media, and Police Trivialize the Epidemic of Reckless Driving in New Orleans

December 4, 2019

  In the dark, early hours one summer in 2016, two people killed a man. We don’t know his name, because the journalists who reported his death never bothered to report his name. The two killers did not act in concert, and they didn’t know each other. In fact, they probably had never met. And […]

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