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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…

"A Night with Nina, Vol. 2" - Nina Simone Tribute

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Cafe Istanbul // “A Night with Nina, Vol. 2”- Nina Simone Tribute with Tank and the Bangas, Mykia Jovan, Angelika Joseph and Erica Falls plus BaianaSystem Four of the city’s up and coming female vocalists and songwriters pay tribute to one of the… View Details

Morning 40 Federation with Viva L'American Death Ray Music

One Eyed Jacks

The Morning 40 Federation was born and bred in New Orleans Ninth Ward neighborhood, formed…

Walter "Wolfman" Washington & The Roadmasters

d.b.a. New Orleans

Walter “Wolfman” Washington has been an icon on the New Orleans music scene for decades.…

The New Orleans Bingo! Show

One Eyed Jacks

The New Orleans Bingo! Show is a late night, early morning ride through Downtown New…