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Jan 5: Dinner at Degas

Jan 5:  Dinner at Degas

Slow Food New Orleans has been collecting bags of leaves and raking cypress needles from the streets of Faubourg St. John to enrich the garden soil and grow our delicious food. This is yet another way we practice the Slow Food mission of Good, Clean and Fair Food. Good – delicious and healthy food Clean – food that is produced without harming the environment … and in this case keeping leaves out of the waste stream and landfills Fair … Read entire article »

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Accident at Broad and Esplanade

Accident at Broad and Esplanade

photo by Charlie London An accident occurred this morning at the intersection of Broad and Esplanade around 10 a.m. Was someone rushing to get to today’s Saints game at noon? … Read entire article »

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Dome Game

Dome Game

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana | Sunday, December 21, 12:00 PM *** Pre-game photos sent in by Jim Danner   Elizabeth Miller and her uncle Jim Danner in the Superdome.   The New Orleans Saints play the Atlanta Falcons in the Superdome on Sunday, December 21 at NOON   … Read entire article »

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Celebration in the Oaks

Celebration in the Oaks

Buy Tickets Here  |  Get your tickets here! Click to Buy your tickets for the greatest holiday light show in the country! *You’re so smart to buy your tickets in advance online! You won’t have a line to wait in and you’ll be in the gates before your friends who didn’t buy online. **Don’t forget to bring a print-out of the tickets you buy on this link. You’ll need to show them at the gate to get into the … Read entire article »

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New Orleans Fruit Tree Project Picks for You

New Orleans Fruit Tree Project Picks for You

Greetings from The New Orleans Fruit Tree Project! I’d like to tell you about an exciting program available to your friends and neighbors. The New Orleans Fruit Tree Project is dedicated to getting fresh, local produce to those who need it most and we do that by offering free harvesting to fruit tree owners in New Orleans, Metairie and the West Bank. The fruit we harvest is donated to organizations like Second Harvest Food Bank, Covenant House … Read entire article »

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Get Seasoned

Get Seasoned

photo by Sarah Baird Located underneath a barber shop at 1016 N. Broad St., Seasoned opened quietlylast month, stocking its shelves with everything from waffle irons and cocktail shakers to whisks and copper teapots. The range of vintage cookware is some of the city’s finest, with a selection of used cookbooks and magazines covering a range of eras and (often quirky) culinary topics. A DIY area for making coffee and tea while browsing makes the experience … Read entire article »

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James Singleton Makes Cover of Offbeat

James Singleton Makes Cover of Offbeat

Over the past six years, bassist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and Faubourg St. John neighbor James Singleton has maintained a roster of working bands that would dizzy most performers. In addition to his quartet, he performs regularly with the Illuminasti Trio, DVS, 3Now4, James Singleton & Bluebelly, Astral Project, Stanton Moore’s trio, Brad Walker’s redrawblak, Joe Cabral’s trio, the Helen Gillet/James Singleton duo, the Orleans 6—the list goes on.    Please visit the link below for the rest … Read entire article »

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Get on Your Bike and Ride

Get on Your Bike and Ride

You can view all events on NOLA Social Ride’s Google Ride Calendar. Dec 14: Sunday Funday Spillway 10:30 at Bonnet Carre Spillway, unless you need a ride https://www.facebook.com/events/705262986261795/ Dec 15: (Monday) Westbank 3 Ferry Chase Ride Dry Dock Cafe, 6PM — Other Upcoming Non-NOLA Social Ride Bike Rides and Events — Bike Easy: Year End Party! Thursday from 6-9PM at Ashé Cultural Arts Center http://bikeeasy.org/events/archives/1794/ Bon Jeudi – Happy Thursday in Mandeville https://www.facebook.com/groups/364133753687089/ Bike Easy: Bicycle Trains to Work Thursday: Uptown to CBD at 7:45AM. Meet at New Orleans Coffee & Beignet … Read entire article »

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Manage Water to Prevent Flooding

Manage Water to Prevent Flooding

The “Joy of Water” is modeled after the “Joy of Cooking” book. Check out the PDF of the pamphlet here. The purpose of “The Joy of Water” is to provide the knowledge and tools to motivate individuals to improve drainage at their homes and reduce the negative impacts to our communities and water resources. Using these “recipes“, each of us can collectively impact small scale flooding and water quality across the entire region. If you use all … Read entire article »

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