Monday, April 24, 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The New Orleans Police Department’s Mounted Unit has a new horse who'll be wearing the blue, and her name is Detroit Lady. The 75-pound filly was born on April 9 and is the second foal born in NOPD's breeding program. What's the Detroit connection…

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Through storytelling, dance and song, Gullah folklorist Kyndra Joi will tell of the journey of culture and tradition from the Sea Islands of South Carolina and Georgia, where the descendants of West African slaves remain today. The performance wil…

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Crowds of candy-loving kids turned out April 9 when City Church of New Orleans held its fifth annual Easter Egg Drop in New Orleans East. The event included face painting, moon bounces, field games, live entertainment and an Easter Bunny performan…

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission will hold an Easter Eggstravaganza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Joe W. Brown Park, 5601 Read Blvd. The event will feature an Easter egg hunt, spacewalks, face, painting…

A number of Mardi Gras Indian tribes stepped out to parade through Mid-City on April 2, showing off their colorful and elaborate handmade costumes. Photographer Carrie Kinsella capture some of the exuberant sights.

Arden Cahill Academy in Gretna put on its annual Whale Fest on March 31. It's an annual day of education and fun for parents and students with guest authors, artists and student performances, all with an emphasis on their Louisiana heritage.

April is National Poetry Month, and the library is celebrating with events throughout the month. Local authors Shadow Angelina, Stacey Balkun, Jade Hurter and Cassie Pruyn will perform selections of their published work for adults and teens from 6…

The Asian Pacific American Society put on its annual festival with activities for families, performances and traditional foods, all to highlight the Asian heritage. The fest was held at the Audubon Zoo on April 1.

They came ready to hunt for eggs, but that wasn't all there was to do. Sheriff Marlin Gusman's 12th annual Easter Egg Hunt also featured sack races, a bouncy castle, face painting and a tour of a New Orleans Fire Department truck for kids, along w…

Friday, April 07, 2017

New Orleans-based PMAT Real Estate Investments has purchased the Centre at Westbank, a 15-acre shopping center at the intersection of Manhattan Boulevard and Westbank Expressway in Harvey, for $28.5 million, court records show.

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Pedal with a Purpose pedicab races on March 26 pitted teams from local businesses against each other, all to raise money for the Youth Empowerment Project. The inaugural event, on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in New Orleans, featured the St. Aug …

Here’s an invitation to bunny hop around the Warehouse District and help feed people in need. The inaugural Big Easy Bunny Hop will take place from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, beginning with registration at Manning’s, 519 Fulton St., and ending wit…

The free Music Under the Oaks series kicked off March 26 with the sounds of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's Woodwind Quintet.

About 140 kids from St. Michael Special School took part March 23 in an All-Abilities Junior Training Camp at the New Orleans Saints Facility in Metairie. They rotated through modified skill stations, and Saints players demonstrated the fundamenta…

Gwen Kelley, a librarian who specializes in genealogy and local history, will lead a seminar on the use of census records for family researchers at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.

The annual Big Bass Rodeo held in City Park on March 25 is the oldest freshwater rodeo in the country. Besides fishing, it featured music and activities for families.

Monday, April 03, 2017
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Thousands of books, a variety of vinyl records and batches of brownies will be offered at the Friends of the UNO Library’s annual spring book sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, on the fourt…

What better way to celebrate the first evening of Wednesday night sailboat races on the lake than with a crawfish boil at the New Canal Lighthouse. The March 15 event was hosted by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation.