Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wetlands educator Bob Thomas will receive the 2016 Parkway Partners Green Spirit Award at the group's annual jazz brunch fundraiser, this year called Feast With Leah. It will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Dooky Chase Restaur…

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The National African American Male Wellness Walk Initiative came to New Orleans on Sept. 17, in an event that promoted exercise and healthy habits and included screenings for diabetes, blood pressure and HIV. There was fun to be had as well, with …

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Friday, September 23, 2016
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

This week brings the official beginning of fall. Although we do not feel it quite yet, soon the cool fronts will be rolling in and we will notice a pleasant change when we are outdoors.

As part of a national lecture series, Sharlene Sinegal-DeCuir, assistant professor of history at Xavier University, will give a presentation Thursday on Nat Turner’s Rebellion and lead a discussion on slavery, abolition and resistance movements in…

LSU HEALTH NEW ORLEANS: Dr. Brian Lee has been appointed chairman of the department of dermatology at the LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine. After earning degrees in chemistry and biology at the University of New Orleans, Lee attended LSU …

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Friday, September 16, 2016
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The legendary Edwin Harrell Hampton, longtime leader of the St. Augustine High School Marching 100 band, is namesake of the annual Hamp Fest taking place at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at the school, 2600 A.P. Tureaud Ave. Gates open at 6 p.m.

The Devon Walker Foundation put on a celebrity basketball game Sept. 5 at Tulane University to raise money for its goal: improving the quality of life for those with spinal cord injuries and working toward a cure. Walker was paralyzed in a 2012 Tu…

The Family Derby Project was created to bring New Orleans parents and kids together for a little good, clean fun and bonding time. Top participants turned out on Sept. 3 at Joe Brown Memorial Park for the finals in contests including the human whe…

Thursday, September 08, 2016
Wednesday, September 07, 2016