Junior League Of New Orleans Hosts Freret 5K Race

Freret Street in New Orleans (Photo Credit: Melanie Merz / WWOZ.org)

 

Freret Street 5K (Photo Credit: Junior League of New Orleans)

Bloomin’ Deals, the Junior League of New Orleans’ thrift shop and fundraiser source, has been a mainstay in the Freret neighborhood for a long time. The store is on a wonderful stretch of Freret Street that has become a great place to […]

Pints For Prostates To Raise Cancer Awareness In New Orleans

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Pints for Prostates (Photo Credit: thebeersurveyor.com)

The nationwide initiative Pints for Prostates will come to New Orleans on Thursday, September 12, 2013. Hosted by Touro Infirmary and Crescent City Physicians, the event will take place from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at NOLA Brewing. With many attendee perks, the purpose of the evening will […]

New Orleans’ Eat Local Challenge 2013

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Eat Local Challenge 2013 (Photo Credit: nolalocavore.org)

For the third year in a row, June will mark New Orleans‘ Eat Local Challenge. Over the course of the month’s 30 days, participants will be challenged to only eat foods that are grown, raised, or caught within a 200 mile radius of the city. The […]

Mother’s Day Weekend In New Orleans

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day!

“Don’t make me turn this car around.”

Those are the words I said to my mom last Mother’s Day when she began to protest the Sunday Brunch I had planned.

“It’s too expensive!” She argued. “Don’t talk back.” I said with an ear to ear smile.

Mother’s Day Brunch in […]

Elmwood Fitness Center’s 18th Annual Golf Tournament To End Childhood Obesity

Photo Credit: Lakewood Golf Club

Elmwood Fitness Center is hosting its 18th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, October 14th at Lakewood Golf Club. This years proceeds will benefit organizations supporting the end to childhood obesity.

Photo Credit: Lakewood Golf Club

Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years. The epidemic has scored national attention by […]

Mid-City Volleyball Group Keeps The Sport Alive

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Photo Credit: Mid-City Volleyball Group

On any given Saturday, around 10 a.m., the people of the Mid-City Volleyball Group turn out at Bayou St. John to catch up with old friends, make new ones and get in a healthy dose of exercise. The lush green land, situated beautifully along the water is better […]