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Entries by Karen Dalton-Beninato from 02/2011

A Bowl Game for the Rest of Us Raises Funds in New Orleans

| Posted 02.03.2011 | Impact

In a friendly private game of flag football, both teams used strips of toilet paper as flags and toilet bowls were integrated into the trophies.

How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Huff

| Posted 02.09.2011 | Media

What drew me to start writing for the Huffington Post five years ago after the New Orleans levee failure was the freedom to speak truth to power when the truth was not publishable elsewhere.

Shop Like an Egyptian: Interview With Owner of Pharaoh's Cave in NOLA

| Posted 02.11.2011 | World

Khaled Hegazzi of Alexandria, Egypt, proprietor of Pharaoh's Cave retail shop in New Orleans' French Quarter, has cause for celebration as crowds in E...

For Valentine's Romance, New Orleans Bistro Delivers

| Posted 02.12.2011 | Food

Romantic ballads and gourmet surprises abound at M Bistro and Davenport Lounge in New Orleans, and you can reserve a cheaters' booth for Valentines Da...

First Parade of Carnival Celebrates "25 Years Wasted"

| Posted 02.21.2011 | Travel

When a friend tells you they're marching on the Palin / Jindal float and you have to ask "Which one?" it's time for Krewe du Vieux marching through th...

The Bird Project: Healing Ruffled Feathers by Design

| Posted 02.25.2011 | Green

The Bird Project is a perfect blend of Tippy Tippens' background in design and her desire to help in the aftermath of the BP Oil Spill. Her sculpted b...

Dr. John Plans Soul Fire Gathering

| Posted 02.27.2011 | Entertainment

If you'd like to give New Orleans' own Mac Rebennack a/k/a Dr. John a proper sendoff before his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, come to...