Author Archives: Brian R. Friedman

Homeless in city getting helping hand from Chicago

CityPak distribution at The Arch in Austin Texas. 
Photos Rahav Segev/

When it comes to helping the homeless, Ron Kaplan is thinking about not only what items homeless people need but also how they can carry it. With the innovation of Citypak, he is helping provide sturdy and useful bags for the homeless so their items can be protected. And, they're coming to New Orleans this Thursday, April 21. Read More »

Local independent film attracts A-list talent


William Baldwin is making his first major foray into Hollywood South, starring in the independent psychological thriller Cut-Off, currently in principal photography in and around New Orleans. Baldwin (The Squid and the Whale, Backdraft, Flatliners, Internal Affairs) said he ... Read More »

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