New magazine tells the business story of New Orleans after Katrina

Biz New Orleans coverBiz New Orleans covers new and small businesses in the city of New Orleans, LA – especially those starting and rebuilding after hurricane Katrina devastated the area.

The monthly print magazine highlights people and companies in news and commentary. “Since 2005 New Orleans has developed into one of America’s leading business communities and our city needs a business magazine to tell that story: Biz New Orleans is that storyteller.”

It is published by Metairie LA-based Renaissance Publishing, which also publishes New Orleans Magazine and Louisiana Life. Errol Laborde, errol@renpubllc.com is the editor-in-chief and Kimberley Singletary, kimberley@bizneworleans.com is the managing editor.

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New print title and website feature the best of New York City’s five boroughs

5borosCrain’s 5boros is a new lifestyle magazine and website targeting NYC urban explorers eager to roam a big city bursting with “new neighborhoods, new friends and new experiences.”

The quarterly covers food, fashion, retail, the arts, residential real estate and more and chronicles the resurgence of neighborhoods in every borough of the city. It’s a trail guide to all that’s fun in all corners of the five boroughs of New York City, connecting both established and emerging neighborhoods with insight on the best places to live, eat, shop, play and create. The website features daily updates and a blog network by local writers.

It is published by Crain Communications and contact is Deputy Managing Editor Valerie Block, vblock@crain.com, @ValerieBlock

Golfers can now get their news digitally every week

Sports Illustrated Golf + Digital coverPublisher Time Inc. borrowed assets from Sports Illustrated and Golf magazines and begat Sports Illustrated Golf + Digital, a free weekly magazine for the desktop, iPads and iPhones.

It features PGA Tour news and analysis, instruction tips, travel recommendations, the latest in equipment, video – all original content. Among the recurring videos will be an instruction series called “Play Like the Pros” and an equipment primer called “Tech Talk.” There’s even a serialized golf novel by Michael Bamberger, who is taking reader suggestions on where the plot should go. The magazine will publish 45 times in 2014.

The New York City-based publication is available from Golf.com on Wednesday mornings. Alan Bastable, alan_bastable@golf.com, is the editor.

Magazine to enhance commercial airline travel has launched

APEX magazine coverAirline Passenger Experience magazine from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) is a new publication covering all aspects of the airline passenger experience.

The editorial covers inflight entertainment, catering, lounges, communications and technology, the latest industry trends and issues, perspective and insight on news and developments, as well as all association activities, events and programs. The magazine is meant to provide relevant industry information while generating greater industry awareness of and support for APEX.

It is custom-published by Canada-based Spafax and editor is Terri Potratz, tpotratz@spafax.com.

Regional magazine celebrates good food and good company

Good Company magazine coverGood Company is both a local magazine and one dedicated to people – especially women – and food. It is a bi-annual food journal “built to inspire and empower you to cook. At its core, it’s about the company you keep.”

The editorial highlights people, tools and seasonal, sustainable ingredients in luscious photography on high quality stock and printed in the US with vegetable oil-based inks, no VOC emissions, and wind supported power.

It is distributed in the Otter Tail, Grant and Wilkin counties, Minnesota, and is headquartered in Fergus Falls, MN. For submissions contact Connie Knapp, news@ingoodcompanyff.com

New travel magazine highlights food

Food Traveler magazine coverFood Traveler magazine is packed with information on exquisite food and travel destinations in the United States and abroad.

The bi-annual features places that are accessible to most travelers, and destinations that offer a unique culinary experience. Stories strive to capture the essence of the culinary destination, equip readers with useful information, and allow the readers to follow in the writer’s footsteps.

The title is published by Tampa, FL-based David-Jacobs Publishing Group and is distributed nationally via newsstands, book stores, grocery stores, airports and is available in waiting rooms throughout the US. Joshua Wattam, info@davidJacobspg.com, is the editor and writer’s guidelines are available online.

Newspaper tries a parenting hub

Just Kidding magazine coverJust Kidding is a new quarterly parenting magazine from Chicago Tribune. A second issue (the first came out in November) has been published but is still considered in “soft launch” mode.

It targets those with children from infants to teens – more specifically parents of pre-school and elementary-school-age kids. “Parents are really always struggling for things to do with their families, and looking for good strong local content about how to enjoy their city, how to do it on a budget, and how to make the most of it,” Editor Amy Carr, @amyscarr, said.

It is part of Tribune’s new hub for parenting content, which also includes a branded page each week in the Sunday section, a website and an upcoming series of special events.