Mary Staes is Digital Content Lead for Very Local. She works with our freelancers and crafts content for our social media platforms and website. Before Very Local, she worked with CBS affiliate WWL-TV as a web producer and weekend assignment editor for about 4 years. She has also handled broadcast coverage for 160 Marine Reserve training facilities while she served as an active duty Marine. As a native New Orleanian, she takes being "very local" to heart. She loves being intertwined with the culture and figuring out how there are less than two degrees of separation between us all, whether we're natives or not.
Thursday, Oct. 20 is International Chefs Day 2022. Celebrate on the sofa by binge watching our local chefs on “Blind Kitchen: New Orleans.”
Whether you need family night ideas or date dining options, here are the best Sacramento foodies trying everything the city has to offer.
Looking for rehab inspiration? New homes on the market? Historical houses? We’ve got the real estate accounts you should follow on social media.
A classic mountain showdown has this hopping ski town divided. But everyone agrees that no matter which mountain reigns supreme, this four-season hot spot offers great food, bucolic retreats, and a whole new view on the great outdoors.
Officially say farewell to summer and hello to a long weekend of Labor Day events in the Crescent City.
It’s a time warp into the 90’s with the spice of the city’s present culture, and it’s spearheaded by House of the Young Entertainment.
In this episode of Stitch, see how animals contribute to our lives through giving support, connection, and companionship
Hit the books, explore underground, and find out why local bites and beds make the Happy Valley so Happy in this legendary college town.
On this episode of Hometown Tragedy: Missing in Milwaukee, we’ll explore what happened to Jerica Banks, her children, and how it impacted their community.