Lagniappe

A Fashionable History of Mardi Gras

From Brazil to Italy, Mardi Gras is not just a New Orleans tradition. Other countries have taken on the inspiration of Carnival and turned it into their own creation. This January, as the Carnival season began to gear up, Adriana…

Meet the Newest Chewbacca

Like many fans of the “Star Wars” series, one of our favorite characters is cute, furry, an expert pilot and one hell of a fighter. His name? Chewbacca. If you’ve had the opportunity to see the new “Star Wars" films, “Rogue…

Conversation with a Vampire

In the days leading up to the Wizard World Comic Con, taking place this weekend from Jan. 6 to Jan. 8, we had the opportunity to chat with one of the most iconic vampires in television history. And there are…

Bearing It

Here we are, acknowledging the fact that we survived the rough and somewhat somber week that follows Mardi Gras. I miss the strange sensation of accidentally spilling glitter on my late-night, post-parade pizza (and eating it anyways) and waking up…

7 Amazing Furniture Makeovers You Need To Pin Right Now

Do you have a piece of old furniture just sitting in the corner, practically screaming to be made over? Or maybe you’ve recently scored an awesome thrift store find, but you can’t decide what to do with it. While some pieces…

10 Years Stronger

Event celebrates hometown heroes and New Orleans’ post-Katrina rebuilding