Merle is a happy-go-lucky Australian cattle dog who likes other dogs and people. He's just under a year old and about 50 pounds. He like goings on walks and playing with toys. For more information email: adopt@animalrescueneworleans.org or visit f…

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An annual accompaniment to Twelfth Night celebrations, the Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc marched in the French Quarter on Jan. 6 to honor the birthday of Joan of Arc. The parade honors her as New Orleans' unofficial patron saint; the golden French Quarter…

Kicking off Carnival, and the king cake season, on Jan. 6, Bywater Bakery threw a party with live music, marching krewes, Mardi skeletons and lots and lots of king cake. The long Carnival season allows plenty of time for tasting cakes from bakerie…

The Louisiana SPCA in New Orleans held a two-day winter camp Jan. 3-4 to let little ones interact with the animals. The kids also watched movies and participated in hand-on activities, such as making pup popsicle treats from chicken broth and kibble.

Angel is a sweet and playful 13-year-old cairn terrier mix. She's missing one of her legs but gets along fine. She would love to find a home to live out the rest of her golden years. She's potty trained and has been in a foster home with other dog…

New Orleans had a lot to celebrate as 2018 came to end. Its The culmination of its 300th birthday celebration and the arrival of 2019 brought fireworks displays at four points around the city. The bright lights started in New Orleans East, followe…

Ada is a 1- to 2-year-old terrier mix who loves other dogs and people. She can’t wait to have her own home with her very own family. For more information, email: adopt@animalrescueneworleans.org or come visit from 2-6 p.m. daily at ARNO, 271 Plauc…

Let's bask in the glow of these homeowners' creations a little longer, and hang on to the holiday happiness they evoke. Here's hoping the calm and joy remain with you all year long in 2019. 

Florence is a beautiful female 3-year-old orange tabby. She's extremely affectionate and would make an excellent companion. She loves to play and to be held and babied in any way possible. For more information or to apply to adopt Florence please …

A second line with Santa and the Riverwalk Jazz Band recently ferried first-graders from Homer A. Plessy Community School to the 8th District Police Station in the French Quarter. The kids helped deck the halls at the station and added homemade or…

DELGADO GRANT: The Louisiana Community and Technical College System has awarded Delgado Community College an $894,533 grant for its Maritime and Industrial Training program from the Workforce Training Rapid Response Fund. The award will help Delga…