Visit And Volunteer At Jean Lafitte Park And Barataria Preserve

Barataria's Natural Beauty

Barataria’s Natural Beauty (Photo Credit: Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Facebook)

What’s a bored New Orleanian to do on a wonderful fall morning in Southeastern Louisiana? How about explore 23,000 acres of Louisiana wetland? If that sounds far-fetched, then you’ve never been to the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and, specifically, […]

St. Patrick’s Day Events In New Orleans

Photo Courtesy Times Picayune

Photo Courtesy Times Picayune

Less than a month after storing the Mardi Gras floats, it’s time to pull them out again. This time, draped in green and four-leaf clovers to usher in the Luck ‘O The Irish! Parades kick off on Saturday, March 10th in Metairie with the annual Italian-American St. Joseph’s Day […]

Dat Dog Restaurant on New Orleans’ Freret Street

Photo Credit: Dat Dog

Photo Credit: Dat Dog

Freret Street has been growing in popularity this year as new businesses open up. The popular New Orleans newspaper, Gambit Weekly, even made their latest issue’s cover story all about Freret Street. They’re claiming the neighborhood is having a renaissance, which in all honesty is the only word for […]

New Orleans’ Lafitte Corridor To Get A Facelift

Photo Credit: www.folc-nola.com

Photo Credit: www.folc-nola.com

Remember the look on the children’s faces when they stepped through the wardrobe into a magical land of mystery and possibility in The Chronicles of Narnia? That’s exactly how a dozen people felt when they rediscovered a 3.1 mile stretch of land smack dab in the middle of New Orleans […]