NolaVie Presents : Local New Orleans

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

VIDEO: Think Green (Project) for Earth Day


The Green Project has been keeping materials out of local landfills since 1994 by accepting donated building materials and reselling them to the public from its warehouse store at affordable prices. Lots of materials. "You can donate pretty much anything ... Read More »

A newfound appreciation for WrestleMania


Heroes and villains, world-famous legends, raving fans, a fantastic light show and even fireworks – WrestleMania was a spectacle on the grandest scale. The culminating event on the calendar of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), WrestleMania celebrated its ... Read More »

A poet's travel journal


As part of NolaVie's new Yeah you write! campaign, we are inviting readers to submit New Orleans-related content for a chance to have their work featured on our site. Whether it's a personal essay about moving from New ... Read More »

A poem: No Rest for the Weary


Today's featured submission comes from Anthony Maranise, who was born in Metairie, but at the age of 5, relocated with his to Memphis so that he could receive treatment for leukemia at St. Jude Hospital. Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Louisiana's ultimate librarian

The Milton H. Latter Memorial Branch Library, located at 5120 St. Charles Avenue.

Editor’s note: In anticipatory acknowledgement of National Library Week (April 13-19), for Throwback Thursday, NolaVie rerunning Sharon Litwin’s 2013 interview with the at-the-time newly appointed Executive Director of the New Orleans Public Library, Charles Brown, about historic holdings, ... Read More »

The mayor at French Quarter Festival


Ron Roberts is the mayor of DeRidder, La., a small town in the southwestern corner of the state. But for 31 years, he’s had a love affair with New Orleans and its music, ever since a spring day in 1984 when he and his wife, Martha Lou Roberts, stumbled onto the inaugural French Quarter Festival. Read More »

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