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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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"Person to Person": Drew and Brittany Brees | CBSNEWS

Co-hosts Lara Logan and Charlie Rose take you inside the lives and homes of today's newsmakers New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Grammy-winning singer Alicia…

DJ Soul Sister presents HUSTLE Saturdays

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Hi-Ho Lounge // The now-legendary weekly dance night. It started at Leo's in Bywater, moved to the infamous upstairs at Mimi's in the Marigny, and is now at the Hi-Ho Lounge in the Marigny in New Orleans, all the way live since April… View Details

Treme Creole Gumbo Festival

Congo Square

The seventh annual Treme Creole Gumbo Festival will take place Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday,…

Caroling in Jackson Square

Jackson Square

Since 1946, Patio Planters du Vieux Carré has sponsored Caroling in Jackson Square, a truly…

Fringe Festival

New Orleans

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