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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…

Shamarr fest at Shamrock (During Jazzfest Nights)

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Shamrock // Two great nights of music, both saturdays of Jazzfest. feat. G. Love(G. Love and Special Sauce), John Popper (Blues Traveler), the Grammy Nominated Hot Eight Brass Band, Most Wanted Brass Band and Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs! Your Jazz fest… View Details

FIYA WRAPPER Super Jam Vol. 3

Creole Queen

Fiyawerx Productions and Silver Wrapper present FIYA WRAPPER SUPER JAM VOL. 3 Rager on the…

Congo Square Preservation Society presents Sunday Drum Circle

Congo Square @ Louis Armstrong Park

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

Jon Cleary

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New Orleans’ Jon Cleary is a triple threat with a salty-sweet voice, masterful piano skills,…