In 2004, Christopher Herrero walked the halls of Edna Karr High School as a student. Now, he walks the same halls, leading one of the city’s most recognizable bands.
Sure, we make fun of staying for hurricanes and throwing parties with our families while we’re off from school and work, but in all seriousness, it’s only a matter of time before a storm hits the city.
Spring is here, and you know what that means: random street flooding.
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“That’s what I encourage other people to do, too, when they’re like, ‘I don’t know where to start,’” Meeks said. “Just start with something — it can be really small — but then it will snowball for you.”
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One of the best places in the city to watch soccer matches and celebrate is at Finn McCool’s Irish Pub in the Mid-City neighborhood.
Just over two hours west of New Orleans in the coastal marsh of Iberia Parish lies Avery Island. It is not an island in the true sense, but rather a geological formation known as a “salt dome,” and it is here that Ned McIlhenny — of McIlhenny Co. — first began producing Tabasco sauce in 1868.
The SneauxBall Festival in New Orleans East on the 4th of July was SO COOL!
Marvin Millon, a Treme native, is one of the strongest forces behind the fabric. He put his own stamp on the tradition in 2018, as king of the Divine Ladies Second Line.
“I know he saved those kids’ lives because they were grazed by the bullets,” said Leonard. “But to this day, no official from the city, no police, not really even the news, have ever recognized what he did. So I wanted to do something that would help his legacy live on.”
Mourners take part in a second line celebrating the life of Dave Bartholomew (December 24, 1918 – June 23, 2019) the architect of the New Orleans Sound as they parade from Kermit Ruffins’ Ernie K. Doe Mother-in-Law Lounge in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans.
Don’t know who to ask where to get the best gumbo? We’ve got you covered. Fried seafood plates? Let’s dance.
Participants in the NOLA Caribbean Festival take part in the Colour Me Krazy Carnival Parade down Canal Street in New Orleans on Saturday. The festival celebrated cuisine, music, dance and culture and its connection to the Crescent City.
Let’s dig in and take a look at some of the businesses that are making this neighborhood such an increasingly popular place to visit, as well as live.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dr. John was a worldwide ambassador for New Orleans music blending jazz, funk, blues, pop, boogie woogie, and rock and roll. This is how we send him off.
Getting it done, and done in style, is Brandi Charlot’s specialty. If you see her in the streets, she might be selling flowers, or she might be dancing as a member of the Treme Sidewalk Steppers Social Aid and Pleasure Club.
Power Forward Zion Williamson was introduced Friday by Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson, general manager David Griffin, head coach Alvin Gentry and the city of New Orleans on the first day of summer after being selected the first overall pick of the NBA Draft.
The Wingspan Box is only available on draft day, because, you-know-who is coming to play for the Pelicans. And what New Orleans celebration doesn’t have Popeyes Chicken? None that I can think of wanting to attend.