Entries by BB8Finn

Carrollton Charmer: Restored and Ready for the Next Generation

Today, the 120-year-old house at 8405 Jeannette St. is a beauty. Freshly restored, it’s filled with historic character and sought-after amenities, including a spacious new camelback addition. Just two years ago, though, it was slated for demolition, and all of its architectural details could have ended up in a landfill. The remarkable turn-around for this […]

Gerald Baptiste & Korey Williams

For most of their young lives, football was life for Gerald Baptiste and Korey Williams. Both were raised by single parents in what they describe as “poverty-stricken” neighborhoods in New Orleans; for both, professional football players were some of the only successful males to look up to, presenting the only opportunity, it seemed, to achieve […]