The Krewe of Slidellians, presented by the Slidell Women's Civic Club, rolls in to the theme, 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' and then the Krewe of Perseus rolls with the theme ‘Perseus Goes to the Circus.'
Fleetwood Mac vocalist Stevie Nicks had just concluded “Gypsy” on Saturday at the Smoothie King Center when guitarist Mike Campbell stepped to the microphone.
This listing reminds one of an English manor house: it is not only absolutely massive, but also very beautiful. It has mature professional landscaping consisting of plenty of trees, shrubs and bushes.
From NFL refs and the U.S. Supreme Court to New Orleans crime cameras and Irvin Mayfield, no topic was safe from the Krewe du Vieux's 2019 Carnival Parade Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in New Orleans.
For those who costume on Mardi Gras, the Saturday that Krewe du Vieux parades is an important time marker.
Every year, from early autumn through midwinter, our giant sycamore drops a steady blizzard of brown. Thousands of leaves the size of saucers fall from the sycamore’s limbs, burying the lawn so deeply that we despair of digging ourselves out. Some…
A creative Valentine’s Day gift from yours truly exhibits his romanticism. My one-of-a-kind Valentine the year before Hank and I married was a subscription to Field and Stream magazine.
In 2014, Food Network star Aarón Sánchez and top New Orleans chef John Besh opened Johnny Sánchez together, blending their high-wattage names for a modern Mexican restaurant in the Central Business District.
For a little while, at least, it looked like the Warehouse District was turning into a bastion of beer in New Orleans as large, beer-based businesses set up shop downtown.
The Krewe of Little Rascals presented its 36th annual ball Thursday in the main ballroom of the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner with the theme “Little Rascals Love the Arts and Sciences.“
Michael Hopping lives and works out of his raised Creole cottage in the River Parishes, not far from New Orleans. The house has seen it all, including the flood of 1927 that devastated south Louisiana and the Mississippi Delta. When the levees wer…
The first time high-concept progressive rock band Coheed and Cambria played New Orleans circa 2002, guitarist Travis Stever and his bandmates schlepped their own gear up a flight of stairs to a small, decidedly unglamorous room.
Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line will help welcome the Bayou Country Superfest back to Baton Rouge for its 10th anniversary on May 25-26.
Do you enjoy entertaining and trying something new? Are you a gardener who loves a colorful landscape? Do you enjoy talking about your garden, and plants in general?
While beads, cups and toys are still the bulk of a parade rider’s throws, it's the one-of-a-kind, hand-decorated, themed items that make Carnival aficionados swoon.
Things are getting wild and woolly in the New Orleans Botanical Gardens in City Park, where artist Bella Legault will lead a workshop Feb. 23 on decorating vases with wool.
Carnival season began more than a month ago, which means at this point, you’ve likely sampled king cakes from your favorite bakeries and tried a savory-style treat. Maybe you’ve even designed a whimsical costume for Fat Tuesday or bought one of th…
Katy Prescott always keeps homemade sugar cookie dough in her freezer so she can offer a yummy dessert at a moment’s notice.
Face-painters, stilt-walkers and clowns will soon roam Bonnabel Boulevard in Metairie as part of a planned revitalization of Jefferson Parish's annual Carnival celebration, which in recent years has drawn fewer riders and less public interest.
The options for live music in New Orleans the week of Feb. 14-20 include the first slate of shows at the new Fillmore New Orleans, topped by a two-night stand by one of the biggest bands of the 1980s.
Thursday is Valentine’s Day. For some, that means romantic dinners in candlelit restaurants. For others, it’s a lazy stroll under centuries-old oak trees — hand intertwined with our lover’s.
The man who created the New Orleans Pelicans mascot, King Cake Baby, is suing the movie "Happy Death Day," claiming the movie stole his creation.
The nation's sudden fixation with blackface hasn’t escaped Chelsea Clinton. The former First Daughter took to Twitter on Tuesday to comment on a recent poll showing roughly a third of Americans still think it’s OK for a white person to blacken the…