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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…

Friday Nights at NOMA

Visual Arts

New Orleans Museum of Art // Every Friday night, visit NOMA from 5-9 p.m. for art activities and a variety of activities and performances which range from lectures, music performances, cooking demonstrations, art activities and films inspired by the current exhibitions. Friday Nights at NOMA activities… View Details

Crescent City Blue's & BBQ Festival

Lafayette Square Park

Los Lobos, Bobby Rush, Ana Popovic, Denise LaSalle, Valerie June, Joe Louis Walker, Mel Waiters,…

Caroling in Jackson Square

Jackson Square

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

Wildflowers Opening Reception

Longue Vue House and Gardens

Join Longue Vue as we unveil the exquisite works of Trailer McQuilkin and explore his…