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An Urban Farm Puts New Orleans Teens to Work (The Atlantic)

theatlanticcities.com - In a city that is perhaps the country’s most culturally rich, it is a bit surprising that the large city park in its heart is called, well, City Park. But don’t mistake the generic name for a place devoid of special activity.Indeed, at the…

Zack Kopplin wins "Troublemaker of the Year" award (The Gambit)

bestofneworleans.com - By Kevin Allman - Zack Kopplin, the 19-year-old Rice University student and Louisiana native who's spent the last two years advocating for repeal of…

 

Visitors Make Great Volunteers And So Do You

In town for Mardi Gras? Looking to take a break from the party and aid in the City's recovery? Join lowernine.org in rebuilding homes in the city's Lower…

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Mayor Landrieu Accepts World Tourism Award for New Orleans

On Monday, November 5 2012, New Orleans received the 2012 World Tourism Award. Here is Mayor Landrieu's acceptance speech. The annual World Tourism Award is…

ROTARY DOWNS

Music

Freret Street Publiq House // New Orleans psychedelic sons Rotary Downs are excited to announce the release of Traces, due out on May 13th, 2014. Traces is the bands highly anticipated follow up to 2010’s “Cracked Maps & Blue Reports.” Inspired by traveling abroad and… View Details

Fringe Festival

New Orleans

The seventh annual New Orleans Fringe will be November 19-23, 2014. New Orleans has always…

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Freret Street Publiq House

They said that rock 'n' roll was dead, but they were wrong. Right now, in…

Congo Square Preservation Society presents Sunday Drum Circle

Congo Square

We ARE Saving A Place for YOU in Congo Square! CONGO SQUARE SUNDAYS (approximately) 3PM…