Author Archives: Renée Peck

Renée Peck

About Renée Peck

Renee Peck, editor of NolaVie, worked for 32 years as a feature editor and writer at The Times-Picayune. Among her past titles are Food Editor, Entertainment Editor, TV Editor, Assistant Living Editor, and Home and Garden Editor. Her This Mold House column chronicled with humor and inexpertise her rebuilding efforts post-Katrina. Her Big Easy Living column for NolaVie explores the way we live in this always entertaining but sometimes uneasy city. Email her at Renee@nolavie.com.

A Bastion for wounded warriors

The five-acre site sits across from the London Avenue Canal breach in Hurricane Katrina. (Photos by Steve Juliff)

Going to war takes courage. Sometimes coming home takes the same. U.S. combat veterans who have survived life-threatening injuries can find the transition from hot zone to home life a difficult one. In New Orleans, an organization called ... Read More »

NOEW 2017: Entrepreneurs and their cards, 2

Doorstep Crafters Sam Olmsted and Daniel Galvez. (Photo: Renee Peck)

New Orleans Entrepreneur Week may be digitally focused, but old-fashioned paper business cards are its coins of the realm. So we set out to see what entrepreneurs are doing these days in terms of hand-outs. Check it out over the next few days as we spotlight start-ups attending NOEW and discuss how they deal their cards. Read More »

NOEW 2017: Entrepreneurs and their cards, 1

Ariya founder Linsey Lamba (photo: Renee Peck)

New Orleans Entrepreneur Week may be digitally focused, but old-fashioned paper business cards are its coins of the realm. So we set out to see what entrepreneurs are doing these days in terms of hand-outs. Check it out over the next few days as we spotlight start-ups attending NOEW and discuss how they deal their cards. Read More »

London monuments pop up in NOLA

ample rendering of Tower of London at the Moonwalk. (Photo courtesy Andrew Freeman)

In the London/New Orleans icon exchange, six British landmarks will take up temporary residence at six local landmark locations to celebrate the new non-stop British Airways flight taking wing March 27 from the Big Easy to Big Ben’s home city. Renee Peck has the in-flight details. Read More »

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