Neighborhood Housing Services, a local non-profit organization, is helping low and moderate income families become home owners. This is the story of one family in particular and their commitment to creating a better life for themselves.
George Brumat, owner of Snug Harbor, a jazz bistro in the Faubourg Marigny, passed away on July 7th, 2007, at the age of 63. He opened Snug Harbor in 1983, well before Frenchman Street (where the club is located) was the music oasis it is today.
The Backyard Ballroom was built from a corrugated metal roof shack in the Ninth Ward. Local artists came together to create a new venue for theatrical performances in the neighborhood. They also wrote an entirely original play with a live local band playing an original score.
Street Talk soldier David Kunian talks to restaurant legend Leah Chase of Dooky Chase, internationally reknown culinary activist Poppy Tooker, and Kerry Seaton, proprietor of Willie Mae's Scotch House (home of the Food Network's proclamation: "Best Fried Chicken in the World!") about restaurant rebuilding in New Orleans.
Sweet Home New Orleans (SHNO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to revitalizing the music and cultural community within the neighborhoods of New Orleans by helping our tradition bearers secure stable, affordable housing.
In this Street Talk, Eve Abrams talks with veteran teacher Julie Wedding about her first year back in New Orleans since the storm. For Julie, talking about being a teacher — in large part — means talking about her students.