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Old Metairie, don't be alarmed about the 'explosion' Wednesday night

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On Thursday, expect road closures on Carrollton between Dahlia and Grenadine.


Gretna Fest 2018 features Village People, Foreigner, Tone Loc, Sister Sledge


The big West Bank neighborhood music fest takes place Sept. 28 to 30.


India Association of New Orleans will celebrate independence day Saturday

yriad performances of song and dance will pay homage to India's struggle for autonomy from British rule.


3 N.O. restaurants make Food & Wine's 'most important' list


Commander's Palace, Dooky Chase's Restaurant and Compere Lapin made the list.


YouTube criticized for showing terrifying horror movie ad that viewers couldn't click away from

YouTube has removed the ad because it violates the video-sharing website's "shocking content policy."

Tuesday, Aug 14


Southern Methodist University's spirited Send-Off Party for local students

New students, parents and alumni gathered to mark the start of a new school year.

Big Freedia asks a federal judge to end her probation early


The singer accepted housing assistance after she was no longer eligible.


Rye & Pie will replace pizzeria Wood in the Warehouse District


The pizzeria will open in the fall.


Summer socializing at Bachelors' Club fete

The group will have its formal presentation the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.


Celebs visit, share words of encouragement for Aretha Franklin

Stevie Wonder and Reverend Jesse Jackson visited Franklin Tuesday (Aug. 14).



Beignet Fest menu to feature more than 30 versions of the iconic dish

The festival with free admission raises money through food sales for local autism programs.


John Legend: Louisiana's non-unanimous jury law perpetuates white supremacy


Louisiana is one of only two states which a person can be convicted of a felony and sent to prison without a unanimous jury vote.



Hannah Cunningham, Metairie's postmaster and arts patron, dies at 103

She co-founded Jefferson Performing Arts Society with Dennis Assaf in 1978

After stint in London, Mississippi-born chef opens French restaurant in New Orleans


Mississippi-born Brad McDonald has cooked for Alain Ducasse and Thomas Keller.

Tasty places to eat and drink in New Orleans: Aug. 15-21


Here are picks from NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune's food team for eating and drinking in New Orleans this week and beyond.


Do you remember Kabby's? A lost New Orleans restaurant

The restaurant was inside the Hilton hotel.


Are diet pills right for you?

Within the medical community, opinions are mixed.

Monday, Aug 13


Dancer in wheelchair tries out for 610 Stompers

Jason Homer lost the use of his legs in an industrial accident three years ago.


Macy Gray plays a free show on Frenchmen Street on Tuesday, Aug. 14


Gray's new album "Ruby'' comes out Sept. 21.


Vegetable rows: north to south or east to west?

Plant height is actually most important, Dan Gill explains


"It Really Works!": The New Orleans Antiques Forum celebrates objects of everyday life

The New Orleans Antiques Forum celebrates objects of everyday life

Come on Jazz Fest, please put Ronnie Lamarque on the 2019 schedule

The charismatic car dealer was recently axed from America's Got Talent.


Trees die when too much fill covers their roots - here's why

Tree root systems are actually fairly shallow, Dan Gill explains

From old shed to charming cottage for an aging parent


While Ernie K-Doe may have given the term "mother-in-law" a bad name with his catchy song (the worst person I know, mother-in-law), the "mother-in-law suite" has become an appealing term and an often sought-after item in the real estate…

Soiree, street party to celebrate New Orleans food museum's 10th birthday

The Southern Food & Beverage Museum will gather top New Orleans and national chefs and bartenders at the museum to celebrate.

Guatemalan food comes to Maple Street: Opening alert for Catalino's

The family-run restaurant opened in late July.


Soul star Aretha Franklin, 76, 'gravely ill': report

Franklin canceled her appearance at Jazz Fest 2018 on doctor's orders.