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New Orleans Spring Festivals: Don’t Miss a Beat | GoNOLA New Orleans Spring Festivals: Don’t Miss a Beat
Jazz Fest gets the glory (and rightfully so), but check out our list of other top spring festivals. The post New Orleans Spring Festivals: Don’t Miss a Beat appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: The Ultimate One Stop Shop for Mardi Gras Masks GoNOLA Guide to St. Patrick’s Day The 2018 Essence Festival Lineup
GoNOLA | February 21, 2018
One of Louisiana's 1st medical marijuana pharmacies plans to open in Metairie | NOLA River One of Louisiana's 1st medical marijuana pharmacies plans to open in Metairie
Take a look at early plans for Rx Greenhouse, which will open later this year. One of the state's first marijuana pharmacies is looking to open in Metairie nearly two years after Louisiana lawmakers authorized the use of medical marijuana for certain conditions. The Rx Greenhouse last month got preliminary approval from the state Pharmacy Board and plans to be operational by Sept. 1, according to CEO Dr. Sajal Roy, who is also a pharmacist.  The Rx Greenhouse was chosen from among eight applicants for the pharmacy permit to dispense marijuan
NOLA River | February 21, 2018
New Sugar Bowl president Rod West seeks to ward off competitors | NOLA River New Sugar Bowl president Rod West seeks to ward off competitors
He played college football at Notre Dame. Rod West remembered that late-season game. Notre Dame had just completed an undefeated regular season in 1988 when a Fiesta Bowl representative personally invited the top-ranked Fighting Irish to play in a postseason game that capped their national championship season. "It was a big deal when a bowl rep came to your game and invited you to play in the Jan. 1 game," West said.  That was then. One of West's duties as the newly appointed Allstate Sugar Bowl committee president in 2018 will not include traveling t
NOLA River | February 21, 2018
Cheaper flood insurance available to thousands of Jefferson Parish property owners | NOLA River Cheaper flood insurance available to thousands of Jefferson Parish property owners
But don't drop your policy just because elevation maps show less risk, officials say Watch video Thousands of Jefferson Parish property owners are eligible for cheaper flood insurance - or are no longer required to buy it at all - as a result of newly revised elevation maps the federal government has issued. But they should keep their coverage because floods can occur anywhere, anytime, Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon said Wednesday (Feb. 21). "It can happen regardless whether you are in a flood zone," Donelon told the Par
NOLA River | February 21, 2018
Entrepreneurs: Step up to scale the shake up | Opinion | NOLA River Entrepreneurs: Step up to scale the shake up | Opinion
The excitement about our post-Katrina startup ecosystem far exceeds the investments made and jobs created. Opinion by Rob Lalka "We're nothing if we don't work to build our community. We're everything when we do. In it together. Scale the shake up." These words, tweeted by Audiosocket CEO Brent McCrossen recently, caused me to stop and reflect. We've come a long way. We've become one of the top cities "whose entrepreneurship communities is booming," according to Entrepreneur.com. CNBC reports that before Hurricane Katrina we trailed the national avera
NOLA River | February 21, 2018
Short-term rentals banned in Jefferson Parish residential areas | NOLA River Short-term rentals banned in Jefferson Parish residential areas
Owners must obtain $750 license in few areas where short-term rentals still allowed Jefferson Parish's proposed short-term rental restrictions were made even more restrictive before the Parish Council approved them Wednesday (Feb. 21). With no dissenting votes, the council banned the practice in most of Louisiana's second most populous parish, all but commercial and mixed-use zoning districts and in its six municipalities.  Even in commercial areas of unincorporated Jefferson, short-term rentals are forbidden within 300 feet of a residential zone, und
NOLA River | February 21, 2018
Noted Chicago Architect To Speak At Tulane On Frank Lloyd Wright Restorations | WWNO Noted Chicago Architect To Speak At Tulane On Frank Lloyd Wright Restorations
Noted Chicago architect Gunny Harboe is speaking at Tulane University on Thursday about the complex $25 million restoration he led on a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece – the Unity Temple in Oak Park, Illinois. The 1908 structure is one of many historic preservation projects he’s directed. Others are the Art Deco landmark Chicago Board of Trade, and the Illinois Supreme Court. But preserving Wright’s work is a specialty.
WWNO | February 21, 2018
How to Do Hogs for the Cause Like a Boss Hog | GoNOLA How to Do Hogs for the Cause Like a Boss Hog
Signature sauces, pulled pork poutine, a whole lot of music, and more. The post How to Do Hogs for the Cause Like a Boss Hog appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: GoNOLA Tops: Best Places to Find Gumbo in New Orleans Some Like it Hot: Winter Cocktails in New Orleans Celebration in the Oaks Lights up City Park
GoNOLA | February 21, 2018
Nearly 5,000 in Mid-City, Navarre and Hollygrove without power after Entergy outage | NOLA River Nearly 5,000 in Mid-City, Navarre and Hollygrove without power after Entergy outage
See areas affected by the Entergy outage. Nearly 5,000 homes in Mid-City, Navarre and Hollygrove are without power Wednesday after an Entergy outage in the area. Power is expected to be restored by 4 p.m. Entergy crews are currently working to determine the cause of the outage, which affects neighborhoods above Carrollton Avenue between Earhart Boulevard and Orleans Avenue all the way up to streets around Delgado Community College, according to an online outage map. The power went out around 1 p.m. Wednesday. Click here to see the latest information on Ent
NOLA River | February 21, 2018
Applebee's is closing up to 80 more restaurants in 2018 | NOLA River Applebee's is closing up to 80 more restaurants in 2018
The struggling casual bar and grill chain closed 100 restaurants last year. Applebee's will close up to another 80 restaurants this year as it continues to face slowing sales. The company has yet to say whether any Louisiana locations are on the closure list. DineEquity Inc., which owns Applebee's and IHOP, announced the latest round of closures in its fourth quarter and year-end earnings release. The company plans to close between 60 and 80 Applebee's restaurants nationwide. In addition, the company will close up to 40 IHOP restaurants. "The expected clo
NOLA River | February 21, 2018
Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson admitted to hospital with flu-like symptoms | NOLA River Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson admitted to hospital with flu-like symptoms
Benson was also hospitalized in October Tom Benson, owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, is at Ochsner Medical Center being treated for flu-like symptoms, according to an announcement from the organizations Wednesday morning. The 90-year-old Benson was recently admitted to the New Orleans area hospital and is said to be resting comfortably, per the news release. Benson is being treated in the intensive care unit.  Benson also went to Ochsner Hospital in October for precautionary reasons after he experienced "brie
NOLA River | February 21, 2018
Alon Shaya will open restaurants in New Orleans and Denver | NOLA River Alon Shaya will open restaurants in New Orleans and Denver
Both restaurants will feature modern Israeli cuisine. Celebrated chef Alon Shaya, who was fired from his eponymous restaurant last September, will soon be cooking again. On Tuesday (Feb. 20), Shaya's Pomegranate Hospitality announced that it would open two restaurants this spring: Saba in Uptown New Orleans and Safta in Denver's The Source Hotel. Both will be be modern Israeli restaurants. "Our first restaurant will be in New Orleans and Pomegranate Hospitality will be based here," Shaya said. "This is our home and community." Zachary Engel, previously the
NOLA River | February 20, 2018
House Appropriations Committee Approves Spending Transparency Website | WWNO House Appropriations Committee Approves Spending Transparency Website
The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved creating a new website to make state spending more transparent despite concerns by the Edwards administration over the more than $700,000 cost.
WWNO | February 20, 2018
Lieutenant Governor Pardons Crawfish To Kick Off Season | WWNO Lieutenant Governor Pardons Crawfish To Kick Off Season
The weather is warm, Mardi Gras is over and it’s festival season. That means, time for crawfish boils. Despite the slow start to crawfish season, officials held a celebration Tuesday to mark the opening of the season. But for the second year in a row, one crawfish got off a little easy.
WWNO | February 20, 2018
Federal regulators sue Britax over jogging stroller injuries | NOLA River Federal regulators sue Britax over jogging stroller injuries
The filing blames a stroller defect that causes the front wheel to detach for dozens of injuries. Federal regulators are suing a South Carolina manufacturer to force it to stop selling jogging strollers with a defect that causes the wheels to detach. The strollers have been blamed for injuring at least 97 people, including 50 children. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission filed the complaint Feb. 16 after Britax Child Safety Inc. declined to recall or repair certain models of its B.O.B. jogging strollers despite reports of injuries, according to a n
NOLA River | February 20, 2018
Florida governor's trip to lure Louisiana companies appears fruitless | NOLA River Florida governor's trip to lure Louisiana companies appears fruitless
Scott, a Republican, has made similar business recruitment trips to other states with Democratic governors. Florida Gov. Rick Scott came to Louisiana last month on an announced mission to bring Louisiana companies and jobs back to his state. According to leaders with three of the local companies he visited, the meetings were little more than an invitation to do business in Florida - and not relocate. "With no income tax, a low business tax and a business-friendly environment, Florida is the perfect location for Louisiana business owners and families who wa
NOLA River | February 20, 2018
Louisiana's car insurance rates are going up again: See how much | NOLA River Louisiana's car insurance rates are going up again: See how much
Louisiana remains one of the most expensive states in the nation for car insurance. Drivers in Louisiana can expect their car insurance rates to rise for yet another year in 2018. Exactly how much rates will jump depends on your insurer. Why do rates keep rising? Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon points to a number of factors. Louisiana has a high rate of uninsured drivers on the road and many others carry the absolute minimum coverage, which encourages drivers to turn the court system to get larger payouts when an accident occurs, he said. He a
NOLA River | February 20, 2018
Short-term rentals targeted for ban in Jefferson Parish neighborhoods | NOLA River Short-term rentals targeted for ban in Jefferson Parish neighborhoods
Proposed ordinance would allow short-term rentals only in commercial, mixed-use zones Airbnb, HomeAway and other short-term rentals would be outlawed in single-family housing neighborhoods in unincorporated Jefferson Parish under an ordinance the Parish Council will consider Wednesday (Feb. 21). The 24-page proposal, the result of two years of study, represents Jefferson's first comprehensive attempt to regulate the burgeoning vacation rental segment of the U.S. economy. The ordinance would allow residences, or parts of residences, to be rented for fewer t
NOLA River | February 20, 2018
Weekend Picks: Vietnamese New Year Celebrations, French Film Fest, and More | GoNOLA Weekend Picks: Vietnamese New Year Celebrations, French Film Fest, and More
Following a much-needed weekend of rest after Mardi Gras, NOLA is back in full effect with a weekend of nonstop events. Whether you want to watch a French film, hear the sounds of Chinese opera, see a world-renowned ballet company, or witness storytelling in a unique format, New Orleans has it all and more this … Continued The post Weekend Picks: Vietnamese New Year Celebrations, French Film Fest, and More appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: NOLA on $30: The Mardi Gras Edition NOLA Nerdlesque: Nerds, Unite! The NOPSI History You Should Know
GoNOLA | February 19, 2018
Willie Telfry was arrested with Louis Armstrong, but he followed a different path | NOLA River Willie Telfry was arrested with Louis Armstrong, but he followed a different path
The pair had been arrested together when the future jazz great was 9. An argument between two men devolved into a shooting near a New Orleans playground a century ago this month. A stray bullet struck a child at play, but the injury to his toe was not serious. The incident was undoubtedly disturbing to the law-abiding public, but it was otherwise unremarkable during a particularly violent period in the city's history save for one fact: The accused gunman was an apparent acquaintance of future jazz great Louis Armstrong, having been arrested eight yea
NOLA River | February 19, 2018
Finger lickin' gone: KFC in Britain has no chicken | NOLA River Finger lickin' gone: KFC in Britain has no chicken
About 300 of KFC's 900 locations in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are open "The chicken crossed the road, just not to our restaurants." So said an announcement Saturday that tried to find humor in KFC's chicken shortage, which has prompted the fast-food chain to temporarily close hundreds of its restaurants in the United Kingdom. KFC said the shortage was caused by "a couple of teething problems" with its new delivery partner, DHL. "We know that this might have inconvenienced some of you over the last few days, and disappoint you when
NOLA River | February 19, 2018
The Reading Life with Zachary Lazar | WWNO The Reading Life with Zachary Lazar
This week on The Reading Life ( February 18, 20 , and 21): Tulane professor of creative writing Zachary Lazar , whose new novel is "Vengeance," which begins with the protagonist witnessing a Passion Play at Angola. Here’s what’s on tap in the literary life: George Saunders discusses his book "Lincoln in the Bardo," Tuesday, February 20, at 7 p.m. at the New Orleans Advocate, 840 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. This is a ticketed event with a fee; tickets available at Garden District Book Shop . Clayton Delery signs "Out for Queer Blood," his book about the killing of Fernando Rios, Thursday
WWNO | February 19, 2018
Le Show For The Week Of February 18, 2018 | WWNO Le Show For The Week Of February 18, 2018
This week Harry returns with Our Freedom Loving Friends, Follow the Dollar, The Worst of The Worst, News from Outside the Bubble, News of Microplastics, News of the Atom, the Apologies of the Week, plenty of funky music from New Orleans, and more.
WWNO | February 18, 2018
As parents age, women largely hit with managing eldercare -- but everyone pays: report | NOLA River As parents age, women largely hit with managing eldercare -- but everyone pays: report
By 2030, according to the AARP, the U.S. will require between 5.7 and 6.6 million caregivers to support the sick and aging. As talk around paid family leave continues to grow in the United States, there's one part of the issue The Atlantic reported is still missing from the conversation: What to do about aging parents.  In a Feb. 9 report for The Atlantic, Liz O'Donnell points to Pew Research data noting 10,000 people turn 65 in the United States every day, a statistic that bears underscoring because, by 2030, according to the AARP, the nati
NOLA River | February 18, 2018
A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess | NOLA River A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
It got so bad that security guards were brawling with vacationers in a bare-knuckles melee. A Carnival cruise devolved into near-anarchy during its 10 days in the South Pacific, with some passengers locking themselves inside their cabins, others kicked off the ship and security guards brawling with vacationers in a bare-knuckles melee. Carnival said it would investigate what happened after a video surfaced, showing the guards punching, kicking and threatening passengers during the worst of the fighting Friday. But the cruise line is already blaming "a larg
NOLA River | February 18, 2018
CONTINUUM: The Play of Robin & Marion | WWNO CONTINUUM: The Play of Robin & Marion
Excerpts from the medieval musical, "The Play of Robin and Marion", is featured on this Continuum. Composed by the 13th century trouvère Adam de la Halle, this pastoral work is considered by some to be one of the first operas written. The recording is an historic live performance given in 1984 by musicians of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, the famous early music school in Basel, Switzerland. CD is "Le Jeu de Robin et Marion", Focus 913.
WWNO | February 18, 2018
Mr. Okra's daughter will keep his truck on the road in New Orleans | NOLA River Mr. Okra's daughter will keep his truck on the road in New Orleans
Sergio Robinson expects to take over the route run by her father for years. Friends are working to raise money to cover the funeral costs for Arthur "Mr. Okra" Robinson and to ensure that his peddler's produce truck remains a fixture in New Orleans. Robinson died Thursday (Feb. 15) at his house in the 8th Ward. Sergio Robinson, Robinson's daughter, had been helping to drive the truck in recent years due to her father's failing health. She said she expects to take over the business. "That's what my daddy wanted me do," she said Saturday evening. "I've been
NOLA River | February 17, 2018
Winn-Dixie owner preparing for bankruptcy filing; up to 200 stores could close, report says | NOLA River Winn-Dixie owner preparing for bankruptcy filing; up to 200 stores could close, report says
Bi-Lo, the company that owns supermarket chain Winn Dixie, is reportedly preparing for a potential bankruptcy with the filing coming as soon as next month. Bi-Lo, the company that owns supermarket chain Winn Dixie, is reportedly preparing for a potential bankruptcy with the filing coming as soon as next month. Citing sources close to the matter, Bloomberg said the chain will close almost 200 stores as part of the restructuring. The locations that will be closed have not been announced. The Jacksonville, Florida-based Bi-Lo has more than $1 billion in
NOLA River | February 17, 2018
2018 BUKU Music + Art Project | GoNOLA 2018 BUKU Music + Art Project
Get the scoop on BUKU Music + Art Project, happening at Mardi Gras World from March 9-10. The post 2018 BUKU Music + Art Project appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: Mardi Gras Music Mondays: Iko Iko (Jock-A-Mo) The Ultimate One Stop Shop for Mardi Gras Masks Celebration in the Oaks Lights up City Park
GoNOLA | February 16, 2018
R.I.P. Mr. Okra: New Orleanians share memories about the street vendor | NOLA River R.I.P. Mr. Okra: New Orleanians share memories about the street vendor
Mr. Okra, a beloved New Orleans street vendor, died Thursday (Feb. 15). He was 75.
NOLA River | February 16, 2018
Celebrating 300 Years | New Orleans Data News Weekly Celebrating 300 Years
By Eric Connerly New Orleans: A Colorful History As we are in the 300th Anniversary of New Orleans, with its rich and colorful history; it is one where the African influence is seen in everything [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | February 16, 2018
Big Chief Devon “OX” Williams | New Orleans Data News Weekly Big Chief Devon “OX” Williams
By Glenn Jones TRIBAL TIMELINE: 2012 – Present – Big Chief Devon “OX” Williams Due to our press time, it was necessary to conduct this interview before Mardi Gras. We met with Chief Williams on [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | February 16, 2018
Shoes, Shoes and more Shoes… | New Orleans Data News Weekly Shoes, Shoes and more Shoes…
By Victoria Clark Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but on Thursday nights for Mardi Gras, it’s a well fought after glittered Krewe of Muses Shoe. It was a Celebration of Women’s Pride as [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | February 16, 2018
Zulu Ball Fashion | New Orleans Data News Weekly Zulu Ball Fashion
By Delaney George This year Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club held their Annual Zulu Ball to top off Mardi Gras Season. The ball is historically and internationally known across the globe and has become [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | February 16, 2018
API President Touts Economic Opportunities for Blacks in the Oil Industry | New Orleans Data News Weekly API President Touts Economic Opportunities for Blacks in the Oil Industry
By Freddie Allen Jack Gerard, the president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, said that there are incredible career and business opportunities in the petrochemical industry and he’s committed to increasing awareness about those [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | February 16, 2018
Black Masking on Mardi Gras Day, So Pretty | New Orleans Data News Weekly Black Masking on Mardi Gras Day, So Pretty
Photos by Tobias Arturi The Tribes were shinning bright and were so so pretty as they took to the streets in their finest suits to celebrate the day, and showcase the Black Masking traditions for [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | February 16, 2018
Coastal News Roundup: Louisiana Files Lawsuit Against Army Corps And More | WWNO Coastal News Roundup: Louisiana Files Lawsuit Against Army Corps And More
This week on the Coastal News Roundup: Louisiana files a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers, how the latest federal budget could speed up sediment diversions and a pair of pollution-related settlements.
WWNO | February 16, 2018
Ruby Slipper Cafe owners sue to stop ex-employee's restaurant | NOLA River Ruby Slipper Cafe owners sue to stop ex-employee's restaurant
They say he didn't tell them he planned to start his own restaurant when he advised them to leave their original location. The owners of the Ruby Slipper Cafe say one of their former key employees didn't tell them he planned to start his own restaurant at the site of their original Mid-City diner, which they left early on his advice. They're asking a federal court to stop that business from opening. Erich and Jennifer Weishaupt, who started the Ruby Slipper Cafe on South Cortez Street in 2008, filed a lawsuit in New Orleans' U.S. District Court Wednes
NOLA River | February 16, 2018
The 2018 Essence Festival Lineup | GoNOLA The 2018 Essence Festival Lineup
The 2018 Essence Fest will take place July 5-8 at the Superdome and Convention Center. The post The 2018 Essence Festival Lineup appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: The Ultimate One Stop Shop for Mardi Gras Masks GoNOLA Guide to St. Patrick’s Day Eight Wonderful Nights: How to Celebrate Hanukkah in New Orleans
GoNOLA | February 16, 2018
American Routes Shortcuts: Ben Jaffe | WWNO American Routes Shortcuts: Ben Jaffe
Ben Jaffe grew up in Preservation Hall, surrounded by jazz legends, immersed in the musical traditions his parents fought to preserve. He marched in Mardi Gras parades and jazz funerals, and toured the country with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, honing his chops as a bass and tuba player. After earning a music degree from Oberlin, Ben moved home to manage the hall. He is now creative director and has opened Preservation Hall to other styles of music. Ben Jaffe: I don’t have a memory of my first Preservation Hall experience, it was an extension of our house. That was our normal, growing up
WWNO | February 16, 2018
All Things New Orleans: February 15, 2018 | WWNO All Things New Orleans: February 15, 2018
On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll talk about Pop Up Magazine's Winter Issue tour with Brittany Luse & Eric Eddings; hosts of Gimlet's podcast, The Nod . Then, Tegan Wendland chats with The Lens' Della Hasselle about a state report to help coastal communities. And later, the authors of " Pulse of Perseverance " tell us about their new book and more.
WWNO | February 16, 2018
Hard Rock proposes hotel at Canal and Rampart streets | NOLA River Hard Rock proposes hotel at Canal and Rampart streets
Plans call for 350 hotel rooms and 62 condo units. An 18-story Hard Rock Hotel, including condominium units for sale, is being proposed for the corner of Canal and Rampart streets, where a former Woolworth's department store was demolished three years ago. Hard Rock International issued a news release Thursday (Feb. 15) saying it would work with the local property owner, Kailas Cos., to bring 350 hotel rooms and 62 condo units to the site. It calls for the project to be completed by spring 2019. Amenities listed in the company's statement include a rooftop
NOLA River | February 15, 2018
Music Inside Out: Helen Gillet | WWNO Music Inside Out: Helen Gillet
German artist David Helbich first coined the term “Belgian solutions” when he moved to Brussels in the early-2000s. It refers to the ad-lib alterations to the architecture and infrastructure of the EU capital, which Helbich has made a central theme in his photography. Around the same time, classically-trained cellist Helen Gillet – whose family hails from Belgium’s French-speaking south – moved to New Orleans, where she began to take a more experimental approach to her music. Much like Helbrich, Gillet’s musical vision finds beauty in weirdness and imperfection: I like mistakes. I
WWNO | February 15, 2018
GoNOLA Neighborhood Guide to Magazine Street | GoNOLA GoNOLA Neighborhood Guide to Magazine Street
The miles-long street is a hallmark of the city that also happens to span six distinct neighborhoods. See what we spotted on a recent wander all the way down Magazine Street. The post GoNOLA Neighborhood Guide to Magazine Street appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: Free Things to Do in New Orleans in January GoNOLA Guide to St. Patrick’s Day The Link Stryjewski Foundation’s Bal Masqué
GoNOLA | February 15, 2018
Where Y’Eat: After a Cold Winter, a Crawfish Waiting Game | WWNO Where Y’Eat: After a Cold Winter, a Crawfish Waiting Game
No matter what else you put into your crawfish boil, one crucial ingredient is patience. That’s what enforces the proper timing for soaking, boiling and resting the mudbugs, even when everyone is ready to eat, clutching their koozies and staring at the pot. Patience may be more important than ever right now, thanks to a curious disconnect between the idea of “seasons” in the crawfish game.
WWNO | February 15, 2018
No cheeseburger: McDonald's revamps Happy Meal with healthier options | NOLA River No cheeseburger: McDonald's revamps Happy Meal with healthier options
By June, all of its U.S. Happy Meals will contain less than 600 calories -- and most will contain less than 650 milligrams of salt. McDonald's Happy Meal is about to get a makeover. On Thursday (Feb. 15), the fast-food chain announced new nutrition standards for its kids' meals and a series of upcoming menu swaps designed to make options for children healthier. By June, all of its U.S. Happy Meals will contain less than 600 calories -- and most will contain less than 650 milligrams of salt. The chain is shrinking the size of the fries that come with kids'
NOLA River | February 15, 2018
GoNOLA Tops: The Best Muffulettas in New Orleans | GoNOLA GoNOLA Tops: The Best Muffulettas in New Orleans
From the classic kind at Central Grocery, to a veggie version at Katie's - here's our roundup of muffulettas. The post GoNOLA Tops: The Best Muffulettas in New Orleans appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: GoNOLA Tops: Banh Mi Photos: NOLA Holiday Cocktails Romantic Restaurants in New Orleans
GoNOLA | February 15, 2018
Continuum: La Folia Revisited | WWNO Continuum: La Folia Revisited
La Folia is one of the most important anonymous melodies of the 15th & 16th centuries. It has been reported to have variations composed for it by over 400 composers over the years. Probably the most notable one is by Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713). This week on Continuum you'll hear this composition and others from a few notable composers extending into the present day. Recordings used are: La Folia (Jordi Savall et al) - Alia Vox AV 9805; Magic (Flanders Recorder Quartet) - Opus 111 OPS 30-272; From the Isles to the Courts (Ensemble Galilei) - Telarc CD-80536; and La Folia (Atrium Musicae de M
WWNO | February 15, 2018
NOMA And Sculpture Garden Prepare For 2019 Expansion | WWNO NOMA And Sculpture Garden Prepare For 2019 Expansion
There are more reasons than ever to go to the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden in City Park. You can wander its shady paths, contemplate its 64 sculptures, and cross over its quiet lagoon, where hundreds of Louisiana irises will burst into bloom come springtime. But that’s not all that’s blossoming at the Sculpture Garden. The New Orleans Museum of Art has announced a six-acre expansion that will offer new works, new programming, an outdoor classroom, an amphitheater and an increased commitment to the environmental impact of this unique setting. NolaVie's Renée Peck speaks with
WWNO | February 15, 2018
Chinese New Year 2018 Celebration set for Fat City | NOLA River Chinese New Year 2018 Celebration set for Fat City
The Metairie Business Development District is co-sponsoring a Chinese New Year 2018 Celebration in Fat City on Feb. 25.
NOLA River | February 15, 2018