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MAYOR LANDRIEU’S SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM RECEIVES $450,000 DONATION

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein announced a $450,000 donation from Goldman Sachs Gives, the firm’s donor-advised fund, to the City’s summer jobs program. The donation will fund 300 positions in Mayor Landrieu’s NOLA Youth Works Summer Employment Program. “One of my of my top priorities is creating jobs and opportunities for young people, and this donation will help hundreds of teens and young adults build their skills and resumes this summer,” said Mayor...

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July Louisiana Festivals

Mandeville Seafood Festival Every day From July 04, 2013 until July 07, 2013 985-624-9762 62883 Hwy. 190, Mandeville, LA 70448 - See more at: Louisiana Travel Let Freedom Ring Festival July 04, 2013 985-447-1978 End of East Seventh Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301 - See more at: Louisiana Travel Bogalusa’s Birthday & Old Fashioned Independence Day Festivities July 04, 2013 985-732-3791 Avenue B, Bogalusa, LA 70427 - See more at: Louisiana Travel Essence Music Festival Every day From July...

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Blast from the Past: Bayou Hot Wings: Can You Handle The Beast?

New Orleans has some of the best food in the U.S. but one thing it’s definitely lacking is WINGS.  However, Chef Allen and Chef Kyle have come to fix that.  Located right off of South Claiborne is Bayou Hot Wings, one of NOLA’s best places to get some wings. After working together at the Metairie Country club, Chef Allen and Chef Kyle had a conversation about wings while making soup, and the idea of Bayou Hot Wings evolved.  Being native Louisianan’s they decided there was no place better than...

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A Sea of Ceviche-Celebrate National Ceviche Day June 28 at RioMar

  In honor of National Ceviche Day on Friday, June 28, RioMar will offer a special ceviche menu featuring more than eight, unique recipes during lunch and dinner service. This one day only menu combines full-on flavors with a wide variety of fresh ingredients.  Enjoy a ‘Scallop & Plum’ ceviche influenced by Nikkei cuisine, an ‘Octopus & Sun-Dried Chiles’ version seasoned with Aji Panca and smoked paprika, a ‘Calamar ceviche’ with thinly-sliced squid, roasted sweet chiles, cucumber...

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Blast From The Past: Outdoor Nola- Bogue Chitto River

I am one of the least outdoorsy people I know. I don’t camp, don’t fish, don’t hike (you get the picture!), but living in New Orleans I have found that there are many fabulous things to do outside at all times of the year. Soaking up the sun, drinking a cold Abita and listening to live local music is a magical combination and I’m a huge fan of being anywhere you can create this experience. There are the obvious outdoor things in NOLA to do such as Jazz Fest and parades at Mardi Gras, but I am...

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Quick Look: Rio Mar’s Chef Tasting

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Snoballs & Live Music For The Fourth Time Over…

Live music and snoballs converge once again for Sneaux Flow FOUR at the Dragon’s Den. The event is an annual collaboration between NOLA bandleader Slangston Hughes’ monthly Uniquity imprint and Beaucoup Juice’s interesting one-of-a-kind take on snoballs using fresh, locally sourced fruit juice on top of shaved ice. Sneaux Flow FOUR features the musical selections of THE Connoisseur of Fine Rhyme, Slangston Hughes and Uniquity band, Fo On the Flo. Special guest performances by...

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Culicurious: Eat Local in June! [Recipes]

Hey folks, it’s been a minute since we’ve chatted, but I’ve been really busy creating some great local recipes for you all to try! I’m actually participating this month as a blogger in the Eat Local Challenge. All six of these recipes are made with 100% local ingredients, mostly bought from Hollygrove Market and Farm. If you’re participating in the Challenge or just looking for some local recipes, check these out… Cherry Tomato and Goat Cheese Frittata:...

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