Friday, October 20, 2017
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Schnauzer Rescue of Louisiana held an Oct. 14 costume contest and parade during Oktoberfest at Deutsches Haus. The doggies donned Halloween or German costumes, hoping to win prizes donated by Magazine Street Animal Clinic, Camp Bow Wow Uptown …

The Krewe of Carrollton recently held a decorating day at the Arc of Greater New Orleans. Members came together with the Krewe of Arc group to adorn mini shrimp boots for the Carrollton's Feb. 4, 2018 parade. The Arc serves children and adults wit…

Monday, October 16, 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

October is “Adopt a Shelter Pet Month.” One thing that may stand in the way of such adoptions is a misconception that something must be wrong with an animal if it ends up in a shelter. The fact is, most pets land there through no fault of their own.

The Treme Fall Festival on Sept. 30 brought out crowds looking for a good time, but they also were helping to support the architecture, culture and history of the neighborhood. The fest is produced by the nonprofit Historic Faubourg Treme Associat…

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Monday, October 09, 2017
Sunday, October 08, 2017
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Wednesday, October 04, 2017

The eighth annual NOLA on Tap beer festival drew thousands to City Park on Sept. 23 to sample brews and benefit the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. This dog-friendly fest featured music; more than 400 local, national an…

The Southern Food & Beverage Museum will present the third annual Cirque de Cuisine: A Kitchen Tour, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, taking a look inside 10 historic and beautiful private homes in the French Quarter.

At the annual Alligator Festival at the Westbank Bridge Park in Luling, you could hold gators, eat gator dishes and ride a gator-themed carnival ride. The fest, held Sept. 22-24, filled the weekend with with rides, music, games and more. It's the …

ALL SAINTS REUNION: All former students of All Saints Catholic School are invited to a reunion Oct. 6-8 at the school, 1441 Teche St., New Orleans. There will be an informal reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in the Althea Holmes Cent…

Monday, October 02, 2017
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Anita Dennis, a retired teacher and author, will lead a presentation titled “How to Write an Effective Grant Proposal” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Jane O’Brien Chatelain West Bank Regional Library, 2751 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey.

For many of us, the Saints game against the Patriots on Sept. 17 was more than a little painful. But the littlest Saints fans at the Dome that day seemed to be having fun. Here, a group of them gleefully crowds around Gumbo the Dog, one of two off…

The Music Box Village, at 4557 N. Rampart St. in the Bywater, is a one-of-a-kind, artist-built sculpture garden where a dozen interactive houses literally make music.  

It was a beautiful day and a beautiful setting for the Shrimp and Jambalaya Festival, held Sept. 16 under the oaks at Archbishop Shaw High School in Marrero. The fest included a car show, music from the school band, food cook-offs and more.

Irish Fest New Orleans was held on Sept. 15 at the Kingsley House in the Irish Channel. The event celebrated Irish culture through music, lectures, crafts and food. There also was an Irish dance contest, a red hair and freckles contest, a kilt con…

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO -- Hank is a tall, gregarious Labrador retriever who likes people and other dogs. He's smart, too. For information, email Or go to to fill out an adoption a…

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Friday, September 22, 2017