New Orleans Magazine - April 2017

Lessons From a Streetcar

A discovery was imminent. On a rainy, cold night I happened to be standing up front near the driver as the vintage streetcar made its way along St. Charles Avenue toward the business district. The streetcars (not to be confused…

Family Friendly

A stately 19th century Victorian is tailored to the needs of a 21st century family

Fest Forward

From Congo Square to Fais Do-Do, hit the high note this festival season with shoulder-baring halters, crafts-style accessories and tropical prints in breezy fabrics that beat the heat on or off stage.


ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY: One of the greatest disappearing acts recorded during the history of humankind, the southern coastal wetlands along Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida are being swallowed up and washed away into the Gulf of Mexico. The economic prosperity along…

Brain Gain

Business groups in the hunt for next big idea

April Events

YLC Wednesday at the Square Spring is here and with it comes the return of the popular outdoor concert series, YLC Wednesday at the Square, to Lafayette Square. It is free and open to the public. Proceeds from food and…

My Favorite Block

New Orleans is rich with quirky streets and addresses where there’s a story to tell, like the house on Caffin Avenue that Fats Domino lives in and the red Creole Frenchmen Street home where Jelly Roll Martin grew up. No…