NolaVie Presents : New Orleans

NolaVie presents regular content from local Orleanians.

Viewfinder: NOLA Nights

Mid-City (Photo: Hanna Rasanen)

I am not known for being particularly adventurous. On most nights I'm pretty busy snuggling up in my bed, browsing the internet or reading a book—maybe eating some plain Cheerios—so I don't roam the streets of New Orleans much with ... Read More »

VIDEO: "This Land is Our Land"


Editor's Note: Last year, Nolavie's Renee Peck interviewed Luisa Dantas about her LandofOpportunity platform, an experimental web platform that "explores post-crisis community (re)building in America." The site features an interactive video player that allows viewers to explore and compare ... Read More »

Audio: 'A Moveable Race'

Cartoon, "The Mascot", New Orleans, 27 July 1891. "Scenes and Incidents - A Lady Bicyclist Creates a Sensation on St. Charles Avenue".

Canal Street was unusually quiet for a Thursday. Along the broad thoroughfare that divides the city between Downtown and Uptown, Old and New, American and Creole, only a few mule-drawn omnibuses ambled. The offices and fashionable shops were ... Read More »

VIDEO: New Orleans, 1930s

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NOLATUBE -- we found this video, and need help determining all the locations! Tweet us with the hashtag #nolatube if you see a place you recognize in this home movie montage. Read More »

AUDIO: "NOLA's Petals"


Storyville is a new collaboration between of the University of New Orleans and WWNO. These are true stories about New Orleans written by the students in the University’s Creative Writing Workshop — our next generation of writers. The stories are ... Read More »

ARTWARD BOUND: Life and art on a shoestring


Beam by Sophie T. Lvoff Disruption of the status quo is the gorilla in the room that gives me hope. Bitcoin, digital money, says forget the banks and Wall Street, who forgot about us long, long ago. Self-publishing ... Read More »

Growing Pains: 'Dancing and she wasn’t even drunk!'


This story is one I wrote last year about this time. I choose to run it now because I just got home from an event in downtown Charlottesville, where I tried fruitlessly to get people to dance to ... Read More »

Love NOLA: senior wisdom in Treme


One of the things I love about my neighborhood is that we have a lot of elders who call Treme home. They watch over us. Like my almost senior neighbor who went after two kids trying to hoist ... Read More »

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