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Lucy is a cuddly bulldog/boxer mix that's about a year old. He likes other dogs and is a little interested in the kitties because he wants to play. For more information, email adopt@animalrescueneworleans.org or come visit daily from 2 p.m. 6 p.m.…

Tet Fest welcomed the Vietnamese New Year on Feb. 8 at Mary Queen of Vietnam Church in New Orleans East.  Tet, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture. It ushered in the Year of the Pig.  

Talented in Arts students at Audubon Charter School put on a black history celebration Jan. 30 at the Ashé Power House theater in New Orleans. It included music, dance, drumming, spoken word and storytelling. The main theme was the origin of the A…

The Daughters of Charity Health Center sponsored a free dental screening program, Give Kids a Smile Day, at the Carrollton Health Center on Feb. 2, throwing in some face-painting and balloon-art fun to keep things light. Give Kids A Smile was laun…

Oreo recently came to ARNO with his brother, Sammy the orange tabby, after their owner became ill and couldn't care for them. Oreo, a female, is about 6 years old likes other cats as long as they are calm. Stop by and visit them 2-6 p.m. daily at …

Royalty and members of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club took the Algiers ferry and second-lined their way from the landing to the Algiers Courthouse Feb. 2 to raise the Zulu flag there at the behest of king George Rainey, an Algiers native. I…

Parce needs a special, loving family. He has arthritis in his knees and hip dysplasia. ARNO wants to get him surgeries, but can't unless he has a foster home because vets feel he won't heal properly in the shelter. He's also heartworm positive. If…

A recent bike safety rodeo at Children's Hospital of New Orleans brought new 50 bikes — and helmets — to children from Children’s Hospital and Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana. The equipment was donated by UnitedHealthcare , and New Or…

At a recent STEM Saturday at Pierre Capdau Charter School in New Orleans, young people learned about the science and engineering behind Carnival floats and built their own remote control float. The event was presented by 100 Black Men of New Orleans.