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Craft store, rooted in hands-on learning, pivots online to survive

Amelia Freeman-Lynde wanted to show people the joys of handcraft in person. The pandemic forced her to transition to e-commerce.
Amelia Freeman-Lynde owns Freeman's Creative in Durham, North Carolina. "So much of running a small business is trying to anticipate what's coming next," she says. "And we can't do that right now."
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A New Orleans business banks on new connections

Aug 28, 2015
Owners of small companies take advantage of a Goldman Sachs program.
McMillan's First Steps is a preschool and K-5 academy.
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Leah Chase’s 65 years in the same New Orleans kitchen

Aug 21, 2015
The 92-year-old chef still shouts orders at Dooky Chase's Restaurant.

Trombone Shorty visits his childhood home

Aug 21, 2015
Troy started performing as a child in a family and neighborhood of musicians.

Examining the Gulf Coast's master plan

Aug 21, 2015
Louisiana comes up $20 billion short for its coastal restoration plan.

How Katrina changed the face of New Orleans

Aug 21, 2015
We do the numbers on demographics.

Big Freedia, entrepreneur and Queen Diva

Aug 21, 2015
She’s also an author, producer, actor, decorator and has plans for more.

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Businesses revive one street in New Orleans

Aug 20, 2015
Elysian Fields Avenue crosses from high ground to low, from wealthy to low-income.

New Orleans' mayor: Storm's crux was levee failure

Aug 17, 2015
Mitch Landrieu talks about the need to invest in infrastructure post-Katrina.

Katrina kid: Growing up after the flood

Aug 14, 2015
Domonick Foy was in seventh grade when the storm hit. Now 21, he looks back.