Know Your NOLA
Small items such as dental floss, package wrappers, trash bags, cups and utensils lead to excess waste that many of us don’t think about, on a daily basis. Reducing our waste can be done with some easy steps.
Here in New Orleans, we’re fortunate to live in a city that draws on the culinary traditions of many places. In the last few years, Indian cuisine has begun to take off here. Whether you’re looking for something on the traditional end, more casual, or somewhere in the middle, you’re sure to find the perfect place to get your fix. Here are a few spots to get you started.
When making a list of things to do in New Orleans, golf isn’t an activity at the top of most lists. During the pandemic, courses all over the city have seen more players than ever. One course in particular, Timberlane Golf and Recreation, has made quite an impressive comeback.
Down an alley, just off Jackson Square, is a book lover’s sanctuary, where one can find a curated selection of Southern literature and classics. Located at 624 Pirates Alley, Faulkner House Books is in a townhouse that was built in 1837 that in the 1920s was home to famed writer, William Faulkner.
I ate pizza from 35 different local businesses in a single week (should I be ashamed of myself?), plus dozens of other spots over the past years.
Blackberry and cream, rosemary lemonade, mango — one dad’s quest to spend more time with his kids as turned into a refreshing treat in the Bywater.
Grab your bike and lace up your tennis shoes — we’re heading to the Lafitte Greenway, the 2.6-mile trail that can take you from Mid-City to Downtown New Orleans in as little as 15 minutes. But why zoom through when there’s so much to do along the way? Here’s a guide to spending the perfect day on the Greenway.
Stricen Carter is the force behind Sweet Thangs NOLA, a stand that serves decadent snowballs to long lines of eager customers. Her stand brings snowballs to the next level, by packing them with cheesecake, candy and cookies, and these photo-worthy designer deserts have been taking Instagram by storm. She taken her stand from Gentilly to Mid-City and is working on expanding.
She Comes in Peace, located in the Bywater, is part salon and part costume shop that really pops. Unique colors and designs take the typical hairstyle to the next level.
Karen Phan is taking a bite out of New Orleans one restaurant at a time on TikTok. Her viral account shows off something every New Orleans loves; food.