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Satchmo Summerfest: Music, food and fun

Satchmo Summerfest: Music, food and fun

July 8, 2008  |  Upcoming Events

Plan to be in New Orleans for Satchmo Summerfest...the premier American jazz festival dedicated to the life, music and legacy of New Orleans' native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong. This free community event is produced by the same gr… Read More »

July 4, 1776: The history

July 4, 1776: The history

July 4, 2008  |  New Orleans

by Errol Laborde * July 4th was on a Thursday in 1776 so it would have been a busy day for fishermen who were preparing to bring their catches to the markets in Catholic New Orleans for the next day's meatless Friday. *Louisiana'… Read More »

Celebrate July 4th on the Riverfront

Celebrate July 4th on the Riverfront

June 19, 2008  |  Upcoming Events

Looking for a great place to spend the July 4th holiday...well look no further and plan to come to the New Orleans Riverfront for the annual "Go 4th on the River" celebration. After a full day of entertainment and events at all the … Read More »

ERROL LABORDE'S COMMENTARY: Snowball Men

ERROL LABORDE'S COMMENTARY: Snowball Men

June 13, 2008  |  New Orleans

by Errol Laborde When George Ortolano would leave for work each day he could rightfully say that he was off to see the wizard. He could even go one step further and say that he was off to make the wizard. Ortolano, who died at 86 in 2002, was… Read More »

Louisiana should officially adopt the Sazerac

Louisiana should officially adopt the Sazerac

June 13, 2008  |  New Orleans

by ERROL LABORDE Granted, this is not the most pressing issue facing the legislature, but still alive (though barely) is the proposal to name the Sazerac as the state's official cocktail. Early in the session the idea ran into flak from m… Read More »