They're very proud of their ghosts in NOLA, and I saw charming signs throughout the French Quarter hung on real estate shingles: "Haunted" or "Not Haunted." The Bourbon Orleans is no exception.
As an early entry in the Visions of Sugarplums but Darker category, the Eerie Dolls of Golgothia show debuts tonight at Green Eyed Gator Gallery in New Orleans' French Quarter.
Without a chance to brush up on my poor speaking or understanding of French, I was whisked away from LA to Montréal, Canada after an invite came into my inbox to attend the 3rd annual world music conference/festival Mundial Montréal.
While the term Mardi Gras is certainly still synonymous with New Orleans, and we are certainly still known for music and indulgence, Hurricane Katrina may be the most defining event of our city in this century.
I've been a fan of Spike Lee -- if not of all of his movies -- for 25 years. And I've found that, more often than not, he's at his best when he's directing someone else's material -- or someone else's story. It's absolutely true of Oldboy.
The jail's giant, new high-tech kitchen can serve between 25,000 to 30,000 meals a day--far more than three squares meals needed for nearly 2,400 inmates now. Meanwhile, the Phase II jail will be able to house 1,438 inmates.
"The revolution will put you in the driver's seat. The revolution will not be televised." -Gil-Scott Heron I'm a middle age man with a love/hate affa...
Six short days are left until Thanksgiving and you're in a bind. You haven't mapped out a menu. The food mart only has gimpy turkeys left. You threw a...
And for the first time in my young life, I connected to a place, to a set of smells, sounds and sights that seemed overwhelmingly pleasing and joyful.
Next up... perhaps a vegan BBQ cook-off?
In the thirty six-years I have been a lawyer, I have seen many people take brave moral actions. I have represented hundreds in Louisiana and across o...
If you're planning a winter vacation, you've probably noticed that some of the most beautiful, luxurious spots are also the most crowded and expensive. It's just the laws of supply and demand. But what if I told you there was a "sweet spot" that travel experts call Shoulder Season.
Tense, gripping, gory at times, The Heavens Rise is every bit the novel one would expect from, well, someone like his mom. But they are not rivals, in fact, his being a successful author has even brought them closer.
Chef John Besh is known for his New Orleans approach to cooking, in his restaurants and on TV. But how did he get inspired to even start cooking?
When you're in a seafood mood, head to one of our picks for the Top 10 Seafood Restaurants in the U.S.
New Orleans is a strange, dichotomous city. For every major celebration that goes on here, be it Mardi Gras, Christmas, or Halloween, there are two,...