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New Orleans Magazine May 2015

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The ABC’s of Politics

When Learning Goes Presidential

Lakeward Bound

Memories of Lakeview

Still Winging It

the learning moments continue

Cap and Frown

Graduation geography

Jazz Fest Cameos

Telling it like it is


JAZZ: Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue Swingers released its latest effort #imsoneworleans in April. The smooth, swingy title track, “I’m So New Orleans,” along with the catchy “Tipitina” and a gospel-tinged rendition of “At Last,” featuring Nayo Jones, will stick in your mind-radio for days. Recorded at Music Shed Studios, the album includes guest appearances […]

Musical Month

Jazz Fest and more

Crawfish 7 Ways

The Boil And More


His Specialties are Barbecue & Rockets

Motion to Table

Seeking the most luxurious spa treatments

The Policeman’s Baby

New to the force


The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans is seeking patients for a study of hyperbaric oxygen treatments on adults with persistent post-concussion syndrome of mild traumatic brain injury. According to a press release, the study is funded by the United States government and, “grew out of previous experience treating military veterans and civilians […]

Knee Replacements

Picking the right surgeon and hospital

Waiting In the Jury Pool

I guess I had forgotten, or maybe I never knew, that Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford had their own TV show. If it wasn’t for Orleans Parish Criminal Court, I still might not know. On the first day of jury duty, things had gone smoothly. Usually those called to the jury pool are released around noon, but by […]

Making Tracks

Technology lets Consumers wear health on their sleeve

Ashley Longshore

Bold Statements

Into the Woods

NOLA Project is back with another adventurous outdoor adaptation





Rethinking the Gulf

Often overlooked among the world’s great bodies of water, our Gulf of Mexico has been in the news in three ways lately: two positive, one not so good. On the upbeat side there are the renewed talks to open trade between the United State and Cuba. Then, too, there’s the growing cruise boat activity from […]


“If I’m going to suck on something, it’s not going to be a crawfish.” These were the immortal words of then-new Saints Head Coach Mike Ditka when asked about his adjustment to local customs during an interview for our 1997 People to Watch issue. Ditka, who was pictured sitting on a motorcycle and puffing on a […]

The Refresher

A cocktail made with port

New Tastes to Try

Primitivo, Sac-A-Lait and Kin


Walk In the Footsteps of “Saint and Sinners” The French Quarter Phantom Ghost Tours, 666-8300, FrenchQuarterPhantoms.com The French Quarter Phantom Ghost Tours has recently launched a new walking tour called “Saints and Sinners,” which claims to show the side of the city where “God and the Devil shook hands so the party could go on.” […]

It’s a Bird; It’s a Plane …

Going skydiving over Slidell

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