Jess McGowan Gardener

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A City of Memory : Broward-Based Filmmaker Documents Post-Katrina Art Scene in New Orleans

Through testimonies of contemporary artists in the U.S. and abroad, in his documentaries Robert Adanto offers insight on how individuals cope with dramatic, life-altering situations, creatively.<p>"An artist, by nature, is driven to delve into the funk of their being, process and experience feelings …

9 New Orleans-Inspired Desserts To Make For Mardi Gras

Gallery9 New Orleans-Inspired Desserts To Make For Mardi Gras<p>In New Orleans, Mardi Gras isn't limited to just one day. There are multiple days of parades, parties, music, beads, costumes, and eating leading up to February 12th. We like their style—following the simple equation that more fun > less …

Eight Years After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans Has Resurrected

Jason Berry marks the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by looking at the triumphs and failures of New Orleans today.<p>Eight years after the …

The Big Comeback: Is New Orleans America's Next Great Innovation Hub?

The Big Easy doesn't want fewer bachelor parties. It just wants more bachelor's degrees.<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>In the wrinkled edifices of the French Quarter and the worn-out storefront walls along Canal Street, a legacy of decay in New Orleans intrudes on the mossy city. It is a sense of things that …

What $1,250 Can Rent You In New Orleans

<i>Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various New Orleans neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $1,250/month.</i><p>Treme<p>? In <b>Tremé</b>, this 1,100-square foot one-bedroom has a "shared lush …

Tracking Down the Best Dive Bar in New Orleans

It's not much to look at. The structure actually leans a bit and most people would probably wonder if it was in danger of collapsing. The tin-metal roof is rusted and curling at the corners. The wreath above the front door is worn and dull.<p>But take a breath, steel your nerves and walk through the …