Wednesday, April 18, 2018

More than 25 area schools fielded at least two volleyball teams each April 7 for Slam-N-Jam at Coconut Beach in Metairie. The event brings teens together in a major fundraiser for Camp Friendship, for children with spina bifida; Camp Pelican, for …

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

NOLA NAVY WEEK: Tall ships are coming to New Orleans, with tours, a gala and more to celebrate the aquatic military with wind, water and sail. Events are along the Mississippi River, New Orleans. For more information, go to talllshipsnola2018.com.…

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Nature lovers hit the trails and boardwalks of the Barataria Preserve for 'Spring in the Swamp,' three days of guided trail walks, hands-on touch tables with furs and skulls and dip-netting for swamp-dwelling animals. Kids could learn to become Ju…

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Friends and supporters joined in a lively send off on March 24 for Thomas Sparks Sr., the Big Chief of the Yellow Jackets Mardi Gras Black Masking Indians Gang and the oldest known Mardi Gras Indian before his death on March 13 at age 86. Sparks a…

Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The Bayou Savage National Wildlife Refuge got a new line of defense against erosion on March 19 when members of the Louisiana National Guard 244th Assault Helicopter Battalion, working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, placed 7,000 trees to…

St. Mary's Assumption Church displayed its St. Joseph's Altar March 19 inside its 1860 Baroque-style building, which was constructed for German immigrants. It's the last of three churches that once comprised St. Alphonsus Parish. St. Mary's also c…

St. Joseph Catholic Church on Tulane Avenue seemed a perfect choice for viewing a St. Joseph's Altar. The stained-glass windows, arches and decorative arcading lent an elegance to the setting for the parishioners' cooking work.