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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"

Treme Creole Gumbo Festival

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Congo Square // The seventh annual Treme Creole Gumbo Festival will take place Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov., 9, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 730 p.m. both days in Louis Armstrong Park. Admission is free. One of four free festivals produced and… View Details

DJ Soul Sister presents HUSTLE Saturdays

Hi-Ho Lounge

The now-legendary weekly dance night. It started at Leo's in Bywater, moved to the infamous…

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…

PAPA MALI with LIGHTNIN MALCOLM

Freret Street Publiq House

Papa Mali (born Malcolm Helm Welbourne in Vicksburg, Mississippi, May 6,1957) is a New Orleans…