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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…

Celebration in the Oaks

Visual Arts

New Orleans City Park // Celebration in the Oaks in City Park is one of the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country, with more than 165,000 visitors pouring into the park to see the magical winter spectacle. City Park’s famous oaks are swathed… View Details

Eric Bloom Presents Sonic Bloom featuring Nigel Hall

Maple Leaf Bar

Sonic Bloom featuring Nigel Hall Every Wednesday Night in May at the Maple Leaf Eric…

Rebirth Brass Band @ Maple Leaf Bar

Maple Leaf Bar

Come check out the Grammy Award- winning Rebirth Brass Band perform every Tuesday at the…

Caroling in Jackson Square

Jackson Square

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