Christy Lorio
Christy Lorio

Christy Lorio is a freelance writer and photographer. She's written for Ochsner Health Care, The Times-Picayune, Gambit Weekly, New Orleans Magazine, New Orleans Bride Magazine and GoNOLA, among others. Christy holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The University of New Orleans, where she is currently pursuing an MFA in Studio Art. A Marrero native, Christy has resided Uptown for over 10 years.

Latest from Christy

Destinations, Pursuits/Hobbies, Visual Arts

Seven New Orleans art markets you need to know about

Smaller neighborhood markets allow locals a safe alternative to the larger crowds we’ve grown accustomed to during a regular festival season and gives artists, pop up restaurants, and musicians a...

Lifestyle, Mardi Gras

Here's how house floats came to save Mardi Gras

As the Red Beans Parade banner says, this year the “People Are King,” which is evident in the pageantry exhibited across town in the form of house floats, from Broadmoor...