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Dozens of little Black girls gifted free screening of The Little Mermaid at New Orleans theater
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Two women turned ‘thingamabobs’ into opportunity for dozens of young Black girls Saturday at the Broad Theater, giving them a free private screening of the new live-action Disney film ‘The Little Mermaid,’ starring Halle Bailey. They say this is just one grain...
Where to get the best hamburger in New Orleans
There is nothing like a good hamburger and while a homemade burger on the grill is the one of the best, sometimes you just don't feel like cooking. For those days or nights, these are some of the best places to get a good hamburger in the New Orleans area, either for dine in or take out.
Why is my garden full of oyster shells? Curious Louisiana digs in.
When Kyran Pittman gardens in her yard in the Marlyville-Fontainebleau neighborhood of Uptown New Orleans, she can’t dig for more than a few inches before hitting “old, gnarly, large” oyster shells and clam shells, she said. Why? Her home on Walmsley Avenue is nowhere near a body...
Why isn’t Taylor Swift coming to New Orleans?
It's the hottest ticket around! Fans swiftly got their concert tickets to Taylor Swift's show, but not in New Orleans.
Exploring New Orleans Cuisine: A Flavorful Journey into Creole and Cajun Delights
New Orleans, Louisiana, is a city renowned for its vibrant culture, lively music, and most notably, its exceptional cuisine. For food lovers, New Orleans offers an enticing culinary adventure with its rich and diverse flavors rooted in Creole and Cajun traditions. In this article, we will take you on a delectable journey through the streets of New Orleans, exploring iconic dishes such as gumbo, jambalaya, and beignets, and immersing ourselves in the unique flavors that make this city a true culinary treasure.
16 biggest concerts coming to New Orleans this summer
The biggest tour to hit New Orleans in 2023 — Beyonce, obviously — won’t land here until the early days of fall, when we mark the final stop on her Renaissance world tour on Sept. 27. But we have lots of other concerts to keep you occupied...
Big Freedia will release ‘Central City,’ her first album in nine years
Big Freedia, a bounce artist from New Orleans, has announced that her new album, “Central City,” will be released on June 23. It will be her first full-length release since 2014’s “Just Be Free.” Lil Wayne, Faith Evans, Kelly Price, Sonyae, and other artists contribute tracks to the collection.
Big Joe shares one of his favorite after-dinner drinks
Warmer weather here in New Jersey dictates cooler beverages. I think this cooler beverage may be in my top 10 of all-time adult beverages. This is a great brunch or after-dinner choice. Don’t make dessert, make my frozen Irish coffee. New Orleans will always be a special place to...
'Wait Wait' for May 27, 2023: Live from New Orleans with John Goodman!
This week's show was recorded at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, with host Peter Sagal, official judge and scorekeeper Bill Kurtis, Not My Job guest John Goodman and panelists Hari Kondabolu, Maeve Higgins and Mo Rocca. Click the audio link above to hear the whole show. Who's Bill This...
Looking for plans this weekend? Things to do around New Orleans May 26-28
Memorial Day weekend is filled with fun, food, music and even a bit of French. And don't forget the Greeks!. The banks of Bayou St. John at Allen Toussaint Boulevard become a little slice of Hellenic heaven this weekend for the NEW ORLEANS GREEK FESTIVAL, the three-day celebration of food (lamb, olives and pastries), libations (frozen pomegranate daiquiris and Greek wine), music and dancing at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, plus a run/walk. There's also a Greek grocery, an an agora (market), plus tours of the cathedral. The fun starts Friday at 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Get a taste for what's in store here.
Discovering the Bounty of Speckled Trout in Leeville, Louisiana
Leeville, Louisiana has emerged as a prime destination for speckled trout fishing enthusiasts, particularly in the month of May. Fishermen have reported significant success in catching large trout along the shoreline from Dularge to Grand Isle. However, due to unfavorable wind conditions, many have turned to inshore fishing, leading them to discover ideal spots to catch these elusive fish, such as drop-offs, cuts with moving water, and areas with clean water.
Winners of ‘Food Fight’: NOLA’s Ultimate Food Championship
"Food Fight" is competition where some of New Orleans' best restaurants compete to have their dishes and cocktails recognized as the best.
Sequins, Sneakers, and Stellar Women: Join us for the Awards Gala of the Year!
Hey guys! I am excited to announce an upcoming event that you do not want to miss. The Sequins & Sneakers Awards Gala is happening this weekend, May 27th at 8:00 PM. This year's Gala will be featuring the amazing Kelly Price, who is not only an awards winner but also a powerhouse singer.
Step into the Past and Present of Lakeside Shopping Center Mall in Metairie, LA
Situated in the bustling suburb of Metairie, Louisiana, Lakeside Shopping Center is a testament to the enduring charm of community-oriented retail spaces. Embarking on its journey as the pioneering regional shopping mall in New Orleans on March 24, 1960, Lakeside Shopping Center has since blossomed into the most expansive and bustling retail destination in the Greater New Orleans area.
Lincoln Beach: A Historic Site in New Orleans Nominated for National Register of Historic Places
Lincoln Beach, a historically significant site in New Orleans, has been nominated for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The Louisiana State Division of Historic Preservation’s National Register Review Committee voted unanimously to nominate the beach as a historic site.
New Orleans artist reminds Wall Street of the ghosts of slavery
New York City’s Wall Street is among the world’s great financial marketplaces, home to the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank. It was also once the location of a small wooden shed where men bought and sold other people. The Wall Street slave market was...
Check out the Outdoors calendar for fishing events and LDWF updates
GRAND ISLE ONLINE RODEO: Opening day through Oct. 1, 6 Inshore & 6 Offshore categories. Cash prizes. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. STATE OF THE COAST CONFERENCE: Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. Louisiana coastal issues. A Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana event with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, The Water Institute of the Gulf & Louisiana Sea Grant. Website: crcl.org.
Experience Greek Culture and Cuisine at Bayou St. John Festival
The 48th annual Greek Fest is back at Bayou St. John, providing a weekend packed with scrumptious food, traditional tunes, and rich culture. Set at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, this event draws in crowds with its delectable Mediterranean and Greek fare while supporting a worthy cause.
Enter to Win a Pair of Tickets to the New Orleans North Festival!
Join the QRock Road Road Crew at the New Orleans North Festival! We’ll be there on Friday, June 2nd from 3:00p to 10:00p under the tent in the Parking Lot across the street from the Rialto Square Theatre (located at 102 N Chicago St in Joliet)!. New Orleans North...
Massive Bass Caught in Tafuncta Region
A local angler recently reeled in a gigantic four-pound bass in the Tafuncta region, astounding numerous fishing enthusiasts. The angler utilized a Texas Rig Zimmer swimmer, proving its effectiveness in luring sizable fish by catching the remarkable bass in record time.
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