Watch Us In Your Living Room
Enjoy Very Local on the big screen.
Visit your favorite app store to download.

Know Your NOLA

Duncan Plaza

Know Your NOLA: Duncan Plaza: the history behind downtown’s once-forgotten park

By Matt Haines | November 29, 2018

Have you heard of Duncan Plaza? Many New Orleanians haven’t, but that’s about to change, because the 4.5-acre park — one of the largest in downtown New Orleans — is getting a makeover.

Know Your NOLA: Loyola’s new studio brings artists like Lil Wayne, A$AP Ferg, G Easy to Uptown campus

By Mary Staes | November 19, 2018

Word is that national artists have been visiting the new studios at Loyola University, built as part of its new degree program in urban and electronic music production. The program is the first of its kind in the nation, and people from across the country are taking notice.

Know Your NOLA: Homer Plessy Way

By Marie Simoneaux | October 31, 2018

In April of 2018, the City Council unanimously voted to rename a section of Press Street Homer Plessy Way. Here’s Why.

Know Your NOLA: The Elephant Collective Is Making Unforgettable, Impermanent Art

By Alex Galbraith | July 26, 2018

Mid-City’s collectivized makerspace is allowing its artists to dream big.

Know Your NOLA: See Ya Later, Alligator? The Great American Alligator Museum ‘Opening Soon’ Is The Mystery Of The Lower Garden District

By Clint Durrett | July 15, 2018

It’s “A 70-million-year-old tale waiting to be told,” according to the big bold letters on the glass of the Great American Alligator Museum. And it’s felt like it.