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Pinterest enthusiasts connect in real life

Tamika Morrison and Joi Disroe knew each other for several months before they met in person. But, when they finally did connect, it was as if they had known each other for much longer.

Essence Music Festival kicks off today in New Orleans

Today is the opening day of the annual Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Although the weekend will be filled with live music performances, today’s focus is on issues affecting youth in our area.

Businesses open today offering freebies

While many businesses are closed on Independence Day, a few are keeping their doors open, enticing customers with freebies and special holiday deals. Here are a list of stores offering free stuff:

4th of July week Calender of Events

For the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas its time for food, fun, and fireworks! Starting tomorrow there will be lots of great Fourth of July celebration activities, and we’ve put together a list including some of the favorites.

Voodoo lineup filling up with addition of Jack White

Jack White--one of the most prolific and renowned artists of the past fifteen years--has been confirmed as the final headliner for The Voodoo Music Experience.

New venue shares grand opening cook off with Yelp!

Think you’ve got the best pot of Jambalaya in town? Prove it and help some needy pups in the process!

Bobby Brown ties the knot in 'beautiful ceremony'

Bobby Brown knocked out two birds with one recent trip to Honolulu.

Varsity Theatre books another major act, Bush to perform in October

The Varsity Theatre continues to step up its game with its latest show announcement. The alternative rock band Bush is set to perform in October.

Juneteenth celebration to take place in District 7

Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle of District 7 will host the annual Juneteenth Celebration.

‘The Butler’ sets up in Big Easy with mega-star cast

The next big blockbuster hit has set up shop in the Big Easy. Along with an interesting plot, the film is chock full of mega-celebrities, including one of the richest women in the world.