Stories that remind us that success for local independent businesses goes far beyond the bottom line.
August 4, 2014
The Big Easy Rollergirls give “Defend New Orleans” a literal meaning. As representatives of the city, they bring their New Orleans’ flair to every aspect of their sport. From their attitude, music, and local sponsors they are determined to make our city proud!
March 12, 2014
Circle Food Store on St. Bernard and N. Claiborne Avenue is more than a grocery, it’s a community asset. The store had served 7th Ward families for decades prior to Hurricane Katrina. Following the disaster, it’s been a difficult process getting the doors to reopen. But on January 17th, 2014, more than eight years after closing its doors, it finally happened.
July 25, 2013
What happens if we stop to consider not only the importance of purveying independent businesses when we want a cup of joe or need a new pair of sandals, but when we participate in the cultural institutions that make New Orleans so unique?
May 21, 2013
Looking for a way to treat both your body and your local economy better? Here’s the business for you! New Orleans’ own Cake Face Soaping creates exceptional all natural, handmade, vegan soaps and lotions. Stay Local! met with owner and founder Kelsey Foreman on a Thursday afternoon at Lakeview’s Harrison Market to discuss her craft.
April 17, 2013
Lalo Flores opened The Copper Goat at 1132 Decatur in April 2012 as a unique shopping experience venue offering handmade jewelry, jewelry making classes and parties as well as custom jewelry repair and lapidary services. Stay Local sat down with Lalo in his workshop, located in the store itself, to discuss his craft.