NolaVie Presents : City Park

Lessons from their lives: Seduced by sculpture

Walda and Sydney Besthoff

As we continue to remember and honor our Queen Sharon Litwin, we look at the role she has played in many lives. In this story she wonders: was there one event that led the third-generation owner of K&B, the iconic New Orleans-based drugstore chain, into the world of sculpture? There was. And Sydney J. Besthoff III remembers it well. It all began, he says, when he went shopping for a building to house the company. Read More »

Snippets Of New Orleans: Tree Roots

Ema Fik - Emma Fick
Foto: Milena Đorđević

Following Emma Fick's "Snippets of New Orleans," we look into the oldest roots we can find in New Orleans. It's the 800-year-old tree in City Park, and boy does it have a story to tell about its life. Read More »

The Beatles then and now

Fans crowded the barricades -- and ultimately rushed them -- on Sept. 16, 1964 in City Park.

An Ed Sullivan lookalike will introduce a Beatles band soundalike when WYES kicks off a concert at Tad Gormley Stadium Tuesday celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's performance here on Sept. 16, 1964. So what has ... Read More »

UNO documentary: 'City Park Gondola'

nola gondola

Nola Gondola owner Robert Dula realized his dream of owning a gondola in 2003; by March of 2004 he had created a business operating a gondola service (New Orleans' only gondola service, in fact) in City Park. For folks ... Read More »

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