The 2013 NCAA Women’s Final Four logo was unveiled today by the NCAA and the New Orleans Local Organizing Committee at the Dryades YMCA. The unveiling was part of a celebration of women’s basketball being put on by the NCAA and the New Orleans Local Organizing Committee, comprised of Tulane University, the Greater New Orleans [...]
Saturday, July 7 – Sunday, July 8 In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium created a patriotic display made out of red, white and blue butterflies and visitors are invited to celebrate the Fourth of July with two full days of Red, White & Butterfly themed activities! The fun [...]
As summer officially kicks off, why not keep cool at one of the ‘hottest’ jazz clubs in town, Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse. The Playhouse enhances your experience with the introduction of several carefully selected craft beers now offered on tap for your enjoyment. “The hallmark of a good craft beer is the brewers interpretation of [...]
Awesome Food is excited to announce that its ninth micro-grant of $1,000 has been awarded to John Burns, the CEO and Founder of Jack & Jake’s Local Market in New Orleans. This is the first Awesome Food grant awarded in Louisiana. Jack and Jake’s, voted one of the 25 best things happening in New Orleans [...]
JACK WHITE JOINS GREEN DAY, NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE AS HEADLINER FOR 2012 VOODOO MUSIC AND ARTS EXPERIENCE PRESENTED BY STEPHEN REHAGE EXPANDING LINE-UP INCLUDES THE AVETT BROTHERS, KASKADE, JUSTIC SILVERSUN PICKUPS, JFK OF MSTRKRFT, AWOLNATION, ÉTIENNE DE CRÉC AND MORE THAN 75 ACTS FOR HALLOWEEN WEEKEND MUSICAL CELEBRATION IN NEW ORLEANS Jack White–one [...]
The Al Copeland Foundation Partners with Local Businesses to Raise Awareness and Funds for Local Cancer Research ACF uses social media tactics and local partnerships to raise funds. On June 28, 2012 the Al Copeland Foundation (ACF) and other local businesses will turn to social media in hopes to raise funds and create awareness for [...]
NewOrleansLocal.com Pic of the Day: The Fly at Audubon Park
NewOrleansLocal.com Pic of the Day: Over 2 Billion pounds of sugar was processed at Domino Sugar's 100 year old Chalmette Refinery last year.