Category: COVID-19

Float service industry couple brings Mardi Gras to New Orleans neighborhoods with porch floats

By Camille Barnett, Gentilly Messenger Gentilly-based couple Rene and Inez Pierre are the first Black-owned Mardi Gras float service providers in Louisiana. However, with New Orleans parades canceled this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, their company’s focus pivoted and found...

Councilman Brossett’s food pantries for August

from New Orleans City Council District “D” Councilmember Jared C. Brossett continues to partner with Second Harvest Food Bank, various churches, community groups, and education centers to provide relief to those affected by COVID-19. The food pantries planned for this...