Outdoor fun

Your Guide to Berry Picking in and around New Orleans

Berry Picking is a blast, and the season is almost upon us (with a couple places already open to the public for picking and more opening next week).  Bonus- we've included three incredible blueberry recipes as...
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Spotlight: Grow Dat Youth Farm

To nurture one’s soul is to nurture diversity and leadership and encourage personal growth. It also helps if the growing process involves some quality food along the way! At Grow Dat, people of diverse backgrou...
Kids Swimming Lessons

Get Them Swimming

Knowing how to swimming isn’t just important for those lucky enough to have regular pool access. It’s a necessary survival skill. Whether your child is a newborn or in third grade, it’s never too early or too l...
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Family Friendly Places To Camp

We asked our readers where you love to camp; here are your picks! Note: please call the camp grounds before heading out to make necessary reservations and to see if any sites or trails have been closed due to w...

Tips for Festival Season Health

Spring is here, and in New Orleans, that means festival season is upon us. The hot New Orleans sun, allergies, and overindulgence can really wear you out in the spring. But there are many ways to stay healthy a...

Spotlight: Confetti Kids

Visitors to Algiers Point will notice two thriving playgrounds where children run and jump and play, and their families gather to share news about the neighborhood. But that wasn’t always the case. The parks th...
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Fall Art Projects for the Family

There is no better way to bring the everyone together than a fun art project. The messier the better! Below are 5 craft and painting ideas the whole family will enjoy!              Collage with a differ...
Crowd enjoying West Jeff's Family Fun Fest

West Jeff’s Family Fest 2017

Friday, October 13, 6-11 pm Saturday, October 14, noon-10 pm Seven reasons you need to attend! Live music. Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy 2 nights of great music! The Topcats and Ryan Foret &...
Buildings in New Orleans, French Parents

French Parents embrace New Orleans

Vive La Nouvelle Orléans! When he first moved to New Orleans in 2003 to finish his college degree, Benjamin Brimm immediately felt at home surrounded by all of the French streets – Bourbon, Conti and Napoleo...

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