Author: Topher Danial

Trick And Treat

Nobody does Halloween like New Orleans. It’s a fact. We love to slip on a fresh persona, add a dash of glitter, and PARTY – and then do it in a mysterious setting. Think voodoo, vampires, above-ground cemeteries and giant…

The Meaning of Pride

  To understand what pride really is, we should begin with what it’s not. Pride is not an event or a parade. It’s not a month or an organization, a program or a spectacle, a costume or a celebration. When…

Top Female Achievers

  Each year, New Orleans Magazine features women who are making a difference across the community. The past year has provided many challenges , but each of the 11 Female Achievers we spotlight here have handled the challenges. They've put…

Matters of the Heart

In the early days of the pandemic, an unsettling trend began to emerge, one that has endured and been magnified as COVID-19 cases continue to rise: minorities in the United States, specifically Black, Latino and Indigenous populations, are far more…

Legal Matters

As much as we rely on the legal system to guide, shape and govern our lives, it’s not often we afford legal conflicts much thought until we’re faced with them. But in situations that require the intervention of an attorney,…