Put away your tutus, ladders, and signs, there will be no Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans in 2021. While this news is devastating for parade-lovers, and more importantly, New Orleans business owners, it’s not exactly surprising. The US has surged in COVID cases over the last week, and our amount of cases is […]
’Tis the season to enjoy spending time with the family and catch up on holiday classics, such as It’s a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Story, and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Listen to holiday jingles, whether they’re from a Disney film or Run D.M.C. Best of all, you get to dig into Christmas themed goodies, ranging […]
Mother’s Day wasn’t always a “Hallmark Holiday.” It began as a progressive holiday focused on action, activism, and personal expression.
Big Easy Magazine has gathered together quotes from the country’s first presidents that are relevant in today’s America. “If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” – George Washington “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates […]
Valentine’s Day falls during the Mardi Gras season and it’s just another reason to celebrate. The day is jam-packed with lots of things to do with loved ones.
There’s no better time to explore some of New Orleans history and the city’s culture than Black History Month.
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” -Dr. Martin Luther King On Thursday, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced the city’s plans for celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Remember, Celebrate, Act.” “We understand that it takes the work to get things […]
The New Orleans Police Department has implemented traffic closures and additional parking restrictions in and around the French Quarter in preparation for NYE.
Looking to celebrate the new year? here are some ideas for how you can send 2018 off with style.
On Thursday, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced expansive plans to celebrate fireworks across the city for New Year’s Eve 2018 and beyond.
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