Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The kids' Krewe of Little Rascals hit the streets in Metairie on Feb. 11 with fun for all ages. Founded in 1983 to help keep the Mardi Gras tradition alive, the krewe has members ranging in age from 4 to 19. The popular family event last year attr…

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

While the Monster Jam trucks were in New Orleans recently, its promoters teamed up with Son of a Saint to treat boys without fathers in their lives and their mentors to a special preview. They got to see the larger-than-life trucks rev up before t…

The marching club Krewedelusion put its own style of politics front and center in its parade through the Faubourg Marigny on Feb. 11. The theme was ‘Rise UP!’

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Kids learned to make the traditional egg bread for the Jewish Sabbath on Jan. 29 at the Mega Challah Bake at the Torah Academy in Metairie. Camp Gan Israel and PJ Library sponsored the event, which featured children making challah from scratch, cr…

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

This weekend kicks off the first big batch of parades for the 2017 Carnival season. Although you might love Mardi Gras and look forward to the festivities, this isn't an outing in which pets should tag along.

LSU Health New Orleans held a pajama party Jan. 25 at its Pediatric Dental Clinic, complete with games, check-ups for kids and an appearance from the Tooth Fairy.

Cheré Dastugue Coen, an award-winning journalist, writing instructor, playwright, novelist and cookbook author, will speak at the monthly meeting of the Southeastern Louisiana chapter of the Romance Writers of America at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ea…

John D. Fitzmorris III, an adjunct professor of history at the University of New Orleans, shared some of his research into the Vietnam War during a recent meeting of AARP Chapter 4417. Fitzmorris is also an organizer of the Lakeview Veterans Day parade.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The arrival of the Vietnamese Year of the Rooster was celebrated at the International High School New Orleans on Jan. 25. The festival of the new year, or Tet, marks the arrival of spring based on the Vietnamese calendar. Tet is usually celebrated…

There was a nip in the air, but so was the spicy scent of chili, and that helped keep festgoers warm at Chili in the Channel on Jan. 28. So did eating the hot samples from about 20 cook-off teams at ReNEW SciTech Academy, 820 Jackson Ave. A host o…

Saturday, February 04, 2017
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Wednesday, February 01, 2017

If spelling is your strong suit, you and a couple of your colleagues can vie for best-speller bragging rights at the 17th annual Rotary Club of St. Bernard Corporate Spelling Bee set for 7 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Chalmette High School cafeteria, 1100 …