Best of New Orleans
Brewsday Tuesday: New breweries - and new brews
I just returned from a weekend in New York City, having attended Savor: An American Craft Beer and Food Experience, where two Louisiana breweries were showcased for their beer as well as the pride with which they represent their regions.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Best of New Orleans
Lil' Band o' Gold
At a former feed store and semi-refurbished warehouse in the shadows of the downtown railroad tracks in Lafayette, the garage doors are open but the stifling June air doesn't move.
Burn K-Doe, Burn
Gone but never forgotten! In the clip below, listen to the late, great Ernie K-Doe on WWOZ, some time in the mid-to-late 1980s.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Dardenne seeks veto of hike in Superfest support
Unhappy about an 11th-hour funding addition for Bayou Country Superfest, Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne wants the governor to remove the money from the state spending plan.
Lawsuits Filed after Fatal Plant Explosion in Geismar, LA
Two lawsuits have been filed less than 24 hours after an explosion at a Geismar plant killed two and injured just under 80 people.
's Music Education Forum
Last evening , WWOZ sponsored a community forum on music education. The forum addressed a number of questions: What's going on with music education today in New Orleans? What's working? What's not? How can we help pass New Orleans music onto the next generation? Among those sharing their ideas and experiences was Wilbur Rawlins, Jr. of ... (more)
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The Daily Advertiser
Carol Fran gets long overdue, national honor
Although Carol Fran has played the Apollo Theater, Chicago Blues Festival and other legendary venues in more than 60 years in music, the Lafayette singer and pianist always seemed two steps away from major success.
Brett Anderson to return as restaurant critic for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
"I love living in New Orleans," Anderson said. "I love eating in New Orleans. I love writing about living and eating in New Orleans, and I feel privileged to have the opportunity to do so for a living, working alongside people I know, like and respect."
Summer Festivals & Fun - Updated
So far this summer, we've celebrated Oysters, Creole Tomatoes, and Cajun & Zydeco music, and that's just in the French Quarter.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Zachary Plainsman News
Capitol Park Museum hosts Summer Series about Acadians, Cajuns and Creoles
The Capitol Park Museum is hosting two talks in July highlighting Louisiana's Acadian, Cajun and Creole heritage.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Best of New Orleans
2013 Summer Restaurant Guide: N
N'TINI'S 2891 Hwy. 190, Mandeville, 626-5566; www.ntinis.com The brie and shrimp appetizer features a blackened wedge of aged brie served over blueberry compote with grilled jumbo shrimp, Creole remoulade and crostini.
Creole Tomato and Cajun Zydeco Fest: Your pictures of a festive French Quarter weekend
This weekend two festivals drew dancers to the French Quarter, a neighborhood that knows how to host a party: the French Market Creole Tomato Festival and the Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival .
Creole heritage spotlighted at Vermilionville
Corey and Christy Taylor wanted to recapture the heritage of their forefathers; roots that are almost lost in the shadow of Cajun culture.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Cajun-Zydeco and Creole tomato festivals continue on Sunday
The French Market Creole Tomato Festival and the Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival drew folks ready to dance and eat the day away on Saturday.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
The Creole Tomato and Cajun-Zydeco festivals celebrate Louisiana...
The Creole Tomato and Cajun-Zydeco festivals celebrate Louisiana culture in the French Quarter.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Ruffino's takes its Italian-Creole flavors to Lafayette location
With renovations still ongoing, Ruffino's on the River has opened in the upscale space formerly occupied by Cochon Lafayette.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Twin festivals in French Quarter celebrate Creole tomatoes and Cajun-Zydeco music
New Orleans often celebrates simultaneous festivals, but it's rare that locals can stroll between two free gatherings in the same historic neighborhood.
Notes from the Legislature's regular session
The Louisiana Legislature has agreed to close the inpatient beds and emergency room at LSU's hospital in Lake Charles, turning it into an outpatient clinic as part of a planned privatization deal.
New Orleans music 'Hot Picks' for Tuesday, June 4: Davell Crawford...
Hot new Americana, a local hip-hop activist, the musical bridge between Louisiana and France and pianist Davell Crawford's summer residency kickoff at Snug Harbor are all intriguing possibilities for Dawes with Shovels and Rope , Tipitina's , 9 p.m. Buzz band Dawes has studied at the scuffed boots of its Americana forebears in recent years, backing ... (more)