Renee Peck, editor of NolaVie, worked for 32 years as a feature editor and writer at The Times-Picayune. Among her past titles are Food Editor, Entertainment Editor, TV Editor, Assistant Living Editor, and Home and Garden Editor. Her This Mold House column chronicled with humor and inexpertise her rebuilding efforts post-Katrina. Her Big Easy Living column for NolaVie explores the way we live in this always entertaining but sometimes uneasy city. Email her at Renee@nolavie.com.
Some innovative educators in New Orleans are rethinking high school. When New Harmony High opens next year, it won’t look or act much like your conventional brick and mortar institution. That’s because it will be situated beside and ... Read More »
Salads used to be an aside or even afterthought to the meal. These days they’ve taken center stage as entrees, often with complex combinations and innovative ingredients. French native and New Orleans transplant Jean-Mark Sens is an authority ... Read More »
Abby Stern has made the transition from La. to L.A. with, well, capital letters. The New Orleans native is in town this week for a series of book signings for her debut novel, According to a Source, an ... Read More »
Going to war takes courage. Sometimes coming home takes the same. U.S. combat veterans who have survived life-threatening injuries can find the transition from hot zone to home life a difficult one. In New Orleans, an organization called ... Read More »
History then and now merged in a poignant and improbable moment in present day New Orleans. Walking along a dry, brown rutted track twisting through a hardwood thicket in Chalmette, I heard ahead the opening words of the ... Read More »
The insects are a-buzz in New Orleans and Renee Peck talks with Zach Lemon of the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium about these winged and non-winged creatures that we may come to love. Read More »