Cafe Reconcile – Opportunity in New Orleans

Café Reconcile is a remarkable New Orleans institution that was founded to help break the cycle of inter-generational poverty, neglect, and violence that impacts young people in the Central City neighborhood. Fifteen years ago, Café Reconcile’s founder, Rev. Harry Tompson, … Continue reading

New Orleans Summer Fun in July

Despite the heat, New Orleans doesn’t slow down even in the summertime. July is especially packed with events that range from music and cocktail festivals to cultural and patriotic celebrations. Here are a few you won’t want to miss. 2015 … Continue reading

Treat Mom to a Special Mother’s Day New Orleans Trip

Looking for something special to do for Mom this Mother’s Day? Why not plan a trip to New Orleans, one of the most cultured cities in the country? You and your mother will find plenty to do, from seeing the … Continue reading

3 Resolutions for Your 2015 New Orleans Vacation

Planning to travel to New Orleans this year? Between all of the festivals, attractions and food that draws people to the city each year, you have plenty to do and see no matter what time of year you visit. But … Continue reading

New Orleans – Themed Halloween Treats

Want to bring home a little New Orleans fun for your Halloween celebrations? New Orleans offers several locally themed sweets to liven up any party this Halloween. Here are four great ideas you can try for yourself at home. Pralines … Continue reading

Unveil Neighborhood History at Tremé Culture Fest

The birthplace of jazz. Home of Congo Square. Home of Mardi Gras Indian culture. Home of the brass band. Oldest African-American neighborhood in the U.S. These are just a few reasons why Tremé is one of the most celebrated neighborhoods … Continue reading

4 Best Bars in New Orleans for Craft Beer Lovers

Craft beer has become a massive trend around the world, particularly in the U.S., over the past decade, and that trend has hit New Orleans in particular in the last few years. While at one time craft beer lovers could … Continue reading

New Orleans 2014 Dirty Linen Night Freshens Up Local Art

If you didn’t get enough local art the first time around, why not go back out for another tour of the New Orleans art scene the next Saturday—possibly even in the same dirty clothes you wore out the weekend before? … Continue reading

Louisiana Crawfish Festival- Will You Suck the Heads?

Just outside of New Orleans, Chalmette in St. Bernard parish hosts the annual Louisiana Crawfish Festival (March 20th-23rd) each year, a lavish celebration of one of the most beloved local seafoods, just in time for the start of its season, … Continue reading