Holiday Shopping Guide by Propeller (sponsored)

This holiday season, try shopping with some of Propeller’s alumni and current ventures for unique local gifts and experiences. 2 B Chic Boutique and Glam Parlor
4000 Washington Ave. 2BCHIC Boutique & Glam Parlor is your stop shop made exclusively designed for women and girls. This boutique has a mixture of styles such as comfy & lounge, classy, and party pieces with amazing quality that you can dress up and down while looking and feeling Chic. The Glam Parlor includes a hairstylist and makeup artist that beautifies and boosts confidence.

Olio Novello, Italy’s premier olive oil, coming soon to Rouses (sponsored)

True olive oil lovers know there’s olive oil, extra-virgin olive oil — and then there’s Olio Novello, the first batch of oil made from the year’s olive harvest and the most coveted style of olive oil sold. Italians line up to buy bottles on the day they are released. Rouses Markets exclusive Olio Novello is made in Sciacca, Sicily, in the Val D9i Mazara Region. Green olives from the 2021 harvest are picked early and pressed immediately, which preserves the flavor and aroma of the olive fruit. The oil is then bottled unfiltered, so it’s green and clear.

Janet Hays: Why I’m with Marlin Gusman (sponsored)

“Unconstitutional medical and mental health issues have permeated this litigation, and your efforts have greatly helped the Court address those concerns. Our work is not yet completed, but the path is clear. Once Phase III has been completed, a major obstacle will have been cleared toward substantial compliance.” –  Judge Lance Africk addressing Sheriff Gusman’s progress on federal consent decree, Nov. 3, 2021

“I expect a federal court order, such as any issued by this Court, to be complied with, whether it be by the City of New Orleans or anyone else who is a party to that court order. Throughout history, not complying with federal court orders has not been a successful strategy, and we will just leave it at that.” – Judge Lance Africk addressing the City of New Orleans on their refusal to move forward with Phase III, Nov. 3, 2021 
Really read those quotes above and then think about this: a flashpoint in the sheriff’s race right now is whether or not we are going to build a federally mandated infirmary and mental health facility. I have endorsed Sheriff Marlin Gusman because, as an expert in removing policy barriers for acute mental health disorders and treatments, the Phase III special-needs facility is far more humane than a Phase II retrofit, and because his opponent Susan Hutson’s agenda is harmful to the health and safety of these communities.

Bayou Relief Porch Concert with Amanda Shaw at CR Coffee Nov. 27th (sponsored)

Free Porch Concert and artisan coffee/teas is the perfect mix to bring a burst of energy to Uptown for Small Business Saturday. Music will fill the air on Magazine St. Nov. 27th, thanks to CR Coffee Shop and special guest Amanda Shaw. As we enter the season of gratitude and giving, this festive event will be an opportunity for the community to donate to The Amanda Shaw Foundation Fund while supporting their local cafe. While strolling Magazine, guests will get into the holiday spirit by enjoying the sweet sounds of Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys and sipping one of their favorite CR favorites.

Lesli Harris adds to her list of endorsements as election day nears (sponsored)

While the current Councilperson of District B is insistent that he cannot make an impact on our community’s greatest challenges, Lesli Harris has outlined a new way forward. From her plans to repair our roads, increase community policing to reduce crime, and make District B more amenable to small businesses, Lesli Harris has demonstrated her commitment to improving our neighborhoods. For these reasons, Congressman Troy Carter released a video message this week urging residents of the district —which includes Uptown, Central City, parts of Mid City, and the CBD — to vote for Lesli Harris. The congressman, who won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this year, is joined by District Attorney Jason Williams, the Democratic Party of New Orleans, the International Womens Organization, Forum for Equality, and others who are formally supporting Lesli Harris’ candidacy. “District B deserves a champion.

Joe Giarrusso: Your trust and confidence (sponsored)

Dear Friend,
Your trust and confidence has been so important to my service on the City Council. I want to continue the work we’ve started––and ask for your vote this Saturday. As your representative on the Council, I took the lead–– working with state, federal and local officials––to clean up the mess after Hurricane Ida, restore public services and keep our streets safe. I stood up for our district and put pressure on city waste haulers, Entergy, the Sewerage & Water Board and Cox Cable to do their jobs––and I’ll continue this fight until every problem is resolved. Effective and fair law enforcement is essential to public safety.

Ursuline Academy announces Fall Festival with lawn concert on Nov. 14 (sponsored)

The concert on the lawn at Ursuline Academy in New Orleans will feature three performances: The Hundreds Brass Band — The Original Pinettes — Charmaine Neville. Here in New Orleans, festivals play an essential role in celebrating our unique culture. After a year of virtual concerts and drive-by events, fall 2021 is finally gearing up for the return of live gatherings. 

Ursuline Academy is joining in the revelry with a Fall Festival on State Street featuring music, food and fun. Ursuline will kick off its inaugural Fall Festival on Sunday, Nov. 14, from 1 to 5 p.m. with a musical celebration featuring live performances from three of New Orleans’ most beloved bands.

Registration is open for Grow Dat Youth Farm produce boxes (sponsored)

Sign up to pick up a box of produce at the farm each week. 

The CSA program is Community Supported Agriculture, the Farm Share initiative is an opportunity for customers to enjoy chemical-free, fresh produce while investing in the Grow Dat farm and youth leadership program. This locally grown produce box runs for 29 weeks and allows flexibility for pick up at their farm located in City Park. SNAP registration is also available, reach out for more information. 

“We envision a vibrant New Orleans where youth and adults transform their communities, their environment, and themselves by engaging in the meaningful work of growing healthy food”

The Farm Share initiative is a way for the community to become “member-investors” who receive a portion of the farm’s harvest every week. For decades, CSAs have supported small-scale farmers and strengthened local food systems. Members experience the seasonal fluctuations of the farm’s produce, a process that teaches consumers more about the natural cycles of food production. 

Deep rooted values with a love for the City and the land that serves it. Making a commitment to New Orleans by championing sustainability, youth leadership, inclusion & multiculturalism, and food justice.

JP Morrell: In case you missed it (sponsored)

You only have until Saturday, Nov. 6, to vote early for JP at these locations. 
ICYMI: Here’s a Rundown of What Happened This Week:

Every local newspaper (yes, you read that right) is endorsing JP
This week, all the city’s premier Black-owned newspapers – New Orleans Tribune, Louisiana Weekly, and Data News Weekly – joined with the Times-Picayune and Gambit in choosing JP as their endorsed candidate for City Council At-Large, Div. 2. >> Keep Reading

‘Women for JP’ Show the Love
Hundreds of women advocates and community leaders rallied this week for JP Morrell, the only candidate in the race endorsed by the Independent Women’s Organization. 
>> See the List

JP sets the record straight
After Kristin Palmer doubles down on her lies about his family and attacks his decorated NOPD officer brothers, JP sets the record straight. >> Watch Video

On a TV near you! We launched our campaign with a single message: It shouldn’t be this hard to live in a city we love.