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GoNOLA | February 22, 2019
New Orleans’ vibrant energy, colorful neighborhoods, and delicious food create the perfect setting for your Instagram. And while it’s hard to get a bad Instagram photo in New Orleans (because hello it’s New Orleans) some Instagram accounts stand out more than the others. These are ...
GoNOLA | February 21, 2019
Shortly after Mardi Gras season ends, New Orleans picks right back up into high gear with the next season. For everyone else, it’s springtime; but, for us in New Orleans, it’s festival season. Because, as we say, there’s no rest for the wicked. Kicking off the festival season is Hogs for t...
GoNOLA | February 21, 2019
With a new record label (and a new mixtape available March 25), Maroon 5 keyboardist and New Orleans native PJ Morton is filling an infrastructural void in the city's music scene. The post My NOLA: 20 Questions with PJ Morton appeared first on GoNOLA.com.
GoNOLA | February 20, 2019
Spring is arguably the best time of year to explore New Orleans, and April is the highlight. With local festivals like French Quarter Fest and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival taking center stage, there’s so much to do this month. As the days lengthen, spending time outside becomes...
GoNOLA | February 19, 2019
This weekend in New Orleans, parades are the name of the game. It all begins in the French Quarter, where a walking parade will take the streets by storm. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday sees the first of this season’s back-to-back parades along Uptown’s St. Charles Avenue route. Head downtown on S...
GoNOLA | February 19, 2019
Sewing is a skill that many Mardi Gras Indians cultivate from a young age. A vital part of the culture, those who “mask Indian” sew their own costumes for the coming year—typically a significant expense of both time and money. The results, though, are breathtaking and exotic. As Mardi ...
GoNOLA | February 18, 2019
The arts and New Orleans are undeniably connected. First opera in North America? New Orleans. Birthplace of American music? New Orleans. Spiritual home and muse for many a writer? You guessed it – New Orleans. One such writer who was deeply moved by the energy of the city was Tennessee Willi...
Should high schools be required to teach financial literacy? | NOLA River
NOLA River | February 18, 2019
Many say that in order to combat the debt crisis, financial education should start earlier. Americans are facing a record $13 trillion in debt. Many say that in order to combat the debt crisis, financial education should start earlier and high schools shoul...
GoNOLA | February 18, 2019
Mardi Gras Indian Queens have long played an important role in the beloved tradition - here's their story. The post The Story of Mardi Gras Indian Queens appeared first on GoNOLA.com.
GoNOLA | February 17, 2019
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Would you buy 'ugly' produce? | NOLA River
NOLA River | February 17, 2019
Some consumers are jumping at the opportunity to purchase produce at a reduced price. You search for rounded apples and plump strawberries at the grocery store for a reason, and that's because most people expect their produce to be near-perfect. Some companies ...
Can we trust companies to solve the problems they cause? | NOLA River
NOLA River | February 17, 2019
Large companies have a huge impact on the communities they call home Large companies have a huge impact on the communities they call home. In the case of organizations like Microsoft and Amazon, housing prices have skyrocketed in their wake. Other companies, lik...
Do you want your groceries delivered to you? | NOLA River
NOLA River | February 17, 2019
Companies like Instacart and FreshDirect are changing the way the world does grocery shopping. Companies like Instacart and FreshDirect are changing the way the world does grocery shopping. Rather than spend hours scanning the aisles, your weekly groceries can b...
Should we get rid of the U.S. Postal Service? | NOLA River
NOLA River | February 16, 2019
Some argue the U.S. Postal Service has no future, citing bankruptcy and the obvious environmental consequences as reasons to do away with the paper-based postal system. Think about the last time you went to the post office. For many, it's not within memory. For...
He helped design the Superdome -- and that's just for starters | NOLA River
NOLA River | February 16, 2019
Part of a New Orleans tricentennial series on the people and events that connect and inspire us. The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people who have made N...
GoNOLA | February 15, 2019
Jazz Fest gets the glory (and rightfully so), but check out our list of other top spring festivals in New Orleans. The post New Orleans Spring Festivals: Don’t Miss a Beat appeared first on GoNOLA.com.
GoNOLA | February 15, 2019
Every year on Super Sunday in New Orleans, the Mardi Gras Indians display their suits and parade with their tribes through Central City. The post Mardi Gras Indians Take to the Streets on Super Sunday appeared first on GoNOLA.com.
GoNOLA | February 15, 2019
This weekend in New Orleans, we’re in full-fledged Carnival mode. With parades on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, there’s little sleep to be had between all of the celebrations – and we’re quite alright with that. Experience the first year of Krewe Bohème on Friday, then head out for Carn...
Should you tip your Uber driver? | NOLA River
NOLA River | February 15, 2019
Taxi drivers get tips. Lyft requests tips. Should Uber be any different? Taxi drivers get tips. Lyft requests tips. Should Uber be any different? Some Uber drivers say yes, as reduced fares mean longer hours in the car. Others say part of the allure of Uber is ...
Amazon in advanced discussions about making D.C. suburb in Va. its 2nd home, sources say | NOLA River
NOLA River | February 15, 2019
The discussions were more detailed than those the company has had regarding other locations in northern Virginia and some other cities nationally, adding to speculation that the site in Arlington County is a front-runner to land the online retail giant's second North American headquarte...
GoNOLA Find: Backatown Coffee | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | February 15, 2019
Café Au Lait, chicory, and iced coffee. New Orleans is known for its rich and addicting caffeinated drinks. Nestled along Basin Street in the heart of Old Storyville is Backatown Coffee Parlour – a locally-owned boutique coffee shop that offers them up alongside much more. Everything from its...