There are no neon lights in the window to catch the attention of passersby, as there are at the neighboring shops. Like something from the Wizarding World, it’s as if a person might only notice the shadowy doorway and peeling gold and silver letters on the glass if they’ve specifically come looking for them.
For close to 20 years, the New Orleans native has been making a name for himself in the comedy world. Now, during the pandemic, he’s still making stand up work and even launched his own clothing line, Now or Never apparel.
Bars are closed again and the maximum size of group gatherings has been reduced, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had online while getting those COVID cases back under control. Here are some of the events we’re most looking forward to in Virtual New Orleans this week.
From a AP award-winning look at the Desire projects to the chronicle of a two-time Super Bowl player finding himself homeless and on drugs, in his thirty-three and a half years at The Times-Picayune, Ted Jackson has seen a lot.
Although New Orleans boasts cuisine from all over the world, the Thai food scene is limited, mainly because of the lack of necessary ingredients.
That the restaurant industry will be changed forever seems obvious. But the unspoken question looms large: Is the pandemic actually capable of changing the restaurant industry for the better?
At sunset, he could be seen peering down on the street, horns and all.
The objects in this shop are bizarre, beautiful and in-demand. From laser engravings to jewelry and taxidermy, there’s something for everyone.
Water ice is a tasty dessert that’s big in the east, especially in Philadelphia. The finely granulated concoction is blended with flavor throughout and scoops and eats like ice cream. It melts slowly and makes for the perfect treat on a hot day.
Thousands of unemployed hospitality workers throughout the city are worried about paying their rent or mortgage.
Voodoo Queen Kalindah Laveaux, left, and Monogram Hunters 2nd Chief Jeremy Stevenson, center, celebrate the life of Sylvester “Hawk” Francis at the Backstreet Cultural Museum in the Treme Neighborhood of New Orleans, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, after Francis passed from a long illness. He was 73 years old.
As summer winds down, Labor Day weekend can be the perfect opportunity for an at-home getaway, including a stay at a local bed & breakfast, hotel or Airbnb, especially after months of being holed up at home.
What is fall? It’s pumpkin spice season! It’s never too early to get into the spirit — in fact, let’s be honest, it should be all year long.
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.
While Hurricane Katrina may have taken many of our childhood photos, 7th Ward Santa was something that was here well before Katrina, and lasted beyond the storm. Unlike second lines or Super Sunday’s, which have become more mainstream (for lack of a better word) since the storm, 7th Ward Santa was something that was always ours.
According to Ghost Manor’s Facebook page, the animatronic light show won’t be running this year because of social distancing measures.
He was wrongly convicted. Instead of choosing to be hateful, the life and legacy of Chief Joe Jenkins is about choosing to love and guarding the flame.
Jefferson Island, is a strange but beautiful place about two hours from New Orleans, just outside of New Iberia.