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Wednesday | The Advocate

New Orleans socialite and activist Mickey Easterling dies

Mickey Easterling, a New Orleans socialite known as much for her grand lifestyle and outlandish hats as for her civic, cultural and political activism, died Monday at her Lakefront home.

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Wednesday | The Miami Herald

How to feed the bass in Deep South? Use crawfish

Sometime during the next three weeks, a truck will begin its journey north carrying 4,000 pounds of big, red crawfish that were caught fresh from the swamps of the Louisiana bayous.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Sync Up

Presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the seventh annual Sync Up conference hosts panel discussions and keynote interviews with music industry pros.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

BellaOnline

Giving Back Before Or After Your Next Cruise

Volunteering on cruise vacations is popular with groups and experienced cruise passengers.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Crawfish: Born on the Bayou

In 2011, I was intrigued by the scandal that broke when a visiting New Orleans journalist noted that the shellfish in the lobster salad at the venerable Manhattan gourmet shop Zabar's was actually crawfish.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Crescent City Classic route, parking information

The Crescent City Classic 10K road race is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 19, and the city of New Orleans has some important route and parking information for those involved in the race and for residents who will want to avoid the route on Saturday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

NOLA.com

Jazz Fest night shows: your best bets for weekend one

What they say about Carnival season is true for Jazz Fest as well - it's a marathon, not a sprint.

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The Victoria Advocate

Laureate Alpha Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi holds meeting

The Laureate Alpha Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met recently in the home of Susana Moya with Frances Smith presiding.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Cultural, civic activist, social scene fixture Mickey Easterling dies

Dominic Massa / Eyewitness News Longtime New Orleans civic, cultural and political activist Mickey Easterling, who embodied the terms "arts patron" and "socialite," always adorned in a hat and hosting and attending parties that made her a fixture on the city's social scene, died Monday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Advocate

Carnival Dream sets sail from Erato Street Cruise Terminal

The 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream, the largest-capacity year-round cruise ship to homeport at the Port of New Orleans, left Monday afternoon on its first six-day cruise from the Erato Street Cruise Terminal.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Essence Magazine

Essence Eats: Gumbo Vs. Jambalaya Vs. Etouffee

Starring right along side the music, family, shopping, gospel and empowerment sessions that make the Essence Festival experience so darn special is -- you guessed it -- the food.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Saveur.com

Born on the Bayou

In 2011, I was intrigued by the scandal that broke when a visiting New Orleans journalist noted that the shellfish in the lobster salad at the venerable Manhattan gourmet shop Zabar's was actually crawfish.

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SquidBlog

Lens of the Day: Sights and Sounds of a New Orleans Streetcar

New Orleans streetcars are not just a quint throwback from a bygone era- they're real working public transportation, taken by thousands of people a day.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Digital Game Developer

The Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic Prepares for 36th Race

The Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic is now gearing up for its 36th race, held this year on Saturday, April 19. The race went through a complete overhaul last year, including a new course, and the shakeup has received nothing but positive reviews.

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Switched

Around The World In 31 Coffees

Everyone the world over, it seems, likes coffee. So much so that the folks at CheapFlights came up with how to take your coffee while you're traveling, with handy tips for its origins and what to ask for.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Examiner.com

ASTA travel agents report hot spots for summer travel

Travel agents again named Orlando as the No.1 domestic summer getaway of their clients, according to a recent poll of members of the American Society of Travel Agents .

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Daily Republic

What happened to Flight 370? I have some theories

It's one of the greatest puzzles of the past century, ranking with the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, the identity of the Zodiac killer and the continuing popularity of country music: What happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight 370? The governments of the world want us to believe their story - that it crashed somewhere in the Indian Ocean with no ... (more)

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

NOLA.com

Poet Brod Bagert brings his unique style to NOMA's 'Poets for Art' series Friday

New Orleans native Brod Bagert will make a rare appearance at the New Orleans Museum of Art on Friday when he delivers his work in NOMA's "Poets for Art" program.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Canada.com

San Antonio rings in spring with Fiesta

While Fiesta ostensibly celebrates spring, what it really does is celebrate Latino culture that now permeates much of the American west.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

UC Santa Cruz class teaches service learning in Live Oak

UC Santa Cruz students Jordan Liang and Yesenia Cisneros Chavez scour the Live Oak beach at the end of 20th Avenue Thursday as part of UCSC's Alternative Spring break program in which students volunteer their spring vacation time to help in the community.

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