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Here’s what to expect at this weekend’s Weird Homes Tour in New Orleans

Abodes ranging from a former jail to a 171-square-foot tiny house

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7 pumpkin patches around New Orleans, mapped

As summer officially comes to an end, it’s easy to fall into autumn festivities. One that makes particularly fun use of both public and private green space are pumpkin patches.

7 things you didn’t know about Lake Pontchartrain

For National Estuaries Week, get to know the estuarine system that supports 2.1 million people

Admission to the new Louisiana Children’s Museum is free on opening day

Hours also are extended through Labor Day weekend

Gordon Plaza art exhibit opens at Tulane University 

The cancer-plagued neighborhood is a subject of an exhibit examining pollution and its impact on marginalized communities

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6 places to stay during Southern Decadence

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Your guide to the galleries and events at White Linen Night 2019

Julia Street’s 25th annual art walk will be held this Saturday

French Quarter Fest and Jazz Fest 2020 to be held on back-to-back weekends

The city will host both festivals next April

Louisiana Children’s Museum announces the opening date of its new City Park campus

The grand opening happens at noon on Saturday, August 31

From routes to closures: Everything you need to know about the 2019 New Orleans Pride Parade

Towards the end of pride festival, New Orleans will host its annual parade.

Memorial Day 2019 event roundup

Here’s a round up of what events are happening in New Orleans during the Memorial Day weekend 2019.

Peek at the dazzling design of the New Orleans Architecture Foundation’s Contemporary Home Tour

The inaugural tour through the Lower Garden District and Irish Channel kicks off Sunday, May 19

Clean a catch basin, get free pizza during a citywide cleanup this Saturday

Sponsored by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, the inaugural Storm Sweep will prepare communities for hurricane season

On Saturday, April 20, NYC’s New Museum presents a free festival at Bell Artspace Campus

Katy Red, Imani Perry, Black Thought and Mayor LaToya Cantrell give talks; Make Music NOLA, Washitaw Nation and other groups perform

Easter celebrations, parades, and events happening in New Orleans this weekend

Parades, bar hops, egg hunts, and more

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French Quarter Fest 2019: Where to go and what to see in the Vieux Carre

7 can’t-miss places to check out during the fest

Inside The Historic New Orleans Collection’s $38M expansion 

The new exhibition center celebrates its grand opening with a block party May 18

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Where to catch a free movie in the park this spring

The New Orleans Recreation Development’s 11-week outdoor film series kicks off this Friday.

Mardi Gras 2019: Here is your guide to street closures

NORD Foundation receives a $57K donation from Boycott Bowl organizers

Who dat!

Rock ’N’ Roll Marathon street closures

On Sunday, February 5, The Humana Rock ’n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon and Half Marathon will take place across the city.

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Where to watch Super Bowl XLIV in New Orleans

Second lines, parties, and other ways to cope with the oh-so-painful reality of being robbed

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7 free Martin Luther King Jr. Day events happening this weekend

Whether if you’re looking for a parade, or wanting to learn more about Martin Luther King Jr., here are 7 free events you can attend this upcoming holiday.

Multiple kayak companies host Bayou St. John cleanups this month

Here’s how to get involved

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Places to watch New Year’s Eve 2019 fireworks in New Orleans, mapped

This year brings more pyrotechnics than ever before

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6 ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in New Orleans

From fireworks to its iconic fleur-de-lis drop there is always something to see in New Orleans during New Year’s Eve. Here are the best events.

The city’s free ‘Song Stories’ concert series continues with a performance by PJ Morton at Gallier Hall’s newly renovated theater

The Grammy-nominated artist plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 11

A preview of the Preservation Resource Center’s holiday home tour

The festive event takes place this weekend and highlights the Lower Garden District

Two holiday parades roll today. Here are their routes

Krewe of Jingle and Krewe of Krampus kick off at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively

Peek inside the eccentric abodes of New Orleans’ Weird Homes Tour

It features homes in shipping containers, a grain silo, and a former jail.

A Halloween flash mob is coming to Armstrong Park. Here’s how to join.

Get your zombie makeup ready and head to free dance classes to learn Michael Jackson’s iconic ‘Thriller’ choreography.

Krewe of Boo 2018: Parade route and street closures

The 11th annual Halloween parade in New Orleans rolls tonight.

St. Roch has a new tool lending library and murals courtesy of nonprofit Rebuilding Together

Six residents also received free home repairs at the yearly "Building Healthy Neighborhoods" event.

Free guided art and architecture bike tours return this month

The six-mile tours follow an ancient portage route through four historic neighborhoods.

Learn how to clean your catch basin at a free training session this weekend

Clean catch basins reduce the city’s flooding risk

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation’s annual beach sweep happens Saturday

Volunteers enjoy cleaner lakefront communities (and a free picnic)

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Memorial Day 2018 in New Orleans: Events, travel, and things to do

Here’s a roundup of the best places to spend your Memorial Day weekend in and around New Orleans.

Attend a free Mid-City sinkhole and pothole tour this Saturday

WWNO, The Lens, and ISeeChange will host a free walking tour from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Record stores in New Orleans, mapped

On Saturday, April 21, New Orleans will be one of many cities around the world celebrating the independent culture of record stores.