NolaVie Presents : Local New Orleans

Stories about the city, with all of its quirky elements.

PitchNOLA finalists target health


Don't you hate it when Louisiana leads the rankings ... in all the wrong categories? Louisiana’s overall health ranking is 48 out of 50. Its obesity rate is more than 69 percent. The state has the most diabetes-related deaths ... Read More »

How's Bayou? Launching Mickey


Let it be known to all: It was I who created Mickey Easterling, who passed away on April 14, 2014 at an undetermined age. Yes, that Mickey Easterling, who former Times-Picayune columnist Bill Grady in 1993 headlined this ... Read More »

Happy Easter

The Rev. James Randels

For those who slept in this morning, here are a few outtakes from the Easter Sunrise Service at the Rice family tomb at Metairie Cemetery, with Preacher James Randels of Lakeview Baptist Church and the Zion Harmonizers presiding. ... Read More »

Guns in the hands of artists


Deborah Luster is an award-winning photographer whose stunning works are permanently exhibited in prestigious museums. And it all started with a gun. On the night of April 1, 1988, James Harrod slipped through a window of a home ... Read More »

Dithy ... what? A new music house


Dithyrambalina (dith-ee-ram-balina) is not a word that trips lightly off the tongue. Its root lies in Greek mythology. Try saying it two or three times, because it's a word that is going to be part of the New Orleans landscape, literally and figuratively. Read More »

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