NolaVie Presents : New Orleans

NolaVie presents regular content from local Orleanians.

5 ways to unwind after Mardi Gras

New Orleans is deservedly famous for the craziness of the weeklong citywide party that is Mardi Gras. Folks who are in need of some rest and recovery after all the fun can find solace in these five relaxing ... Read More »

Youthful music in the Lower Nine

Editor's Note: In honor and memory of Sharon Litwin, The Queen here at NolaVie, we will be publishing a piece from her every day for the next month. Sharon was an advocate and spokeswoman for arts, culture, people, and policies ... Read More »

Up On A Pedestal: Margaret

The work: Margaret Haughery statue at intersection of Camp and Prytania streets in the Lower Garden District AKA: “Our Margaret,” “Bread Woman of New Orleans,” “Angel of the Delta” Born in Ireland in 1813, Margaret Haughery’s early life ... Read More »

Up on a Pedestal: The Fountain of the Four Winds

Welcome to “Up on a Pedestal!” I am delighted to bring you periodic tales of bronze and stone. This is the first in the series. One of New Orleans’ finest sculptors, Enrique Alfèrez, was born in 1901 in ... Read More »

NOLA Snapshot: All Things Must Go

One of the things I truly admire about New Orleans is its tendency and ability to bare every part of its soul. Faults and eccentricities aren't sheltered; neither is pain. This is what came to mind when I ... Read More »

NOLA Snapshot: Summer slithers

As a former northerner, there are three wailing sirens that accompany summer in New Orleans. Number one is, of course, the heat/humidity; a close second belongs to the surprisingly consistent 2 p.m. thunderstorms, which roll around just in time for ... Read More »

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