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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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Saints fans: Free Sean Payton | CNN

Several New Orleans Saints fans plan to wear their displeasure for the NFL's decision to suspend coach Sean Payton. "CNN on youtube"

Oktoberfest

Music

Deutsches Haus // Deutsches Haus has grown into an organization with a mission to celebrate and foster the rich culture, musical heritage, language and history of the German people. Our Oktoberfest and Volksfest Festivals feature authentic German music, food and beverages for all… View Details

HALESTORM

Varsity Theatre

After scoring two top 10 singles (“I Get Off” and “It’s Not You”) from their…

Crescent City Blue's & BBQ Festival

Lafayette Square Park

Los Lobos, Bobby Rush, Ana Popovic, Denise LaSalle, Valerie June, Joe Louis Walker, Mel Waiters,…

The New Orleans Swing Dance Festival & The Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown

French Quarter

*GO TO "lindyshowdown.net"FOR COMPLETE LISTING OF EVENTS* To make you swing your hips, tap your…