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From The Roaring 20s To The Soaring 20s

From The Roaring 20s To The Soaring 20s

Revelers welcomed 2020 with toasts and fireworks, and many embraced Roaring 20s themes for their festivities, harkening back to a time that is remembered for its prosperity, frivolity and even decadence. Socially and artistically, the mood was daring. Leaps forward...
New Year. New Home. New Hope.

New Year. New Home. New Hope.

You’ve seen them on construction sites donning hard hats while hammering, painting, pouring concrete and anything else involved in raising a house. It’s easy to tell that most aren’t construction workers, but they give their all for this labor of...
Northshore Humane Society

Northshore Humane Society

Written by Jerri Blake, Northshore Humane Society   This Is The Place This is the place that houses hundreds of animals looking for a home and may be just miles from your house. This is the place that helps strays...
Covington Mardi Gras Parade 2020

Covington Mardi Gras Parade 2020

Chef Pat Gallagher, Vince Vance, Saints Superfans Lead Covington Mardi Gras Parade 2020 Food, music and fun – Covington’s Mardi Gras Celebration 2020 Parade and After-Party captures it all, come Fat Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020! Pat Gallagher, the Northshore’s famed chef, will be...
Arthur Hardy: The Mardi Gras Man

Arthur Hardy: The Mardi Gras Man

Arthur Hardy is to Mardi Gras like red beans are to rice and fleur de lis are to the Saints. The ubiquitous Mardi Gras Guide can be found all over town during Carnival season. A fifth generation New Orleanian, Hardy...
Mande Milkshakers

Mande Milkshakers

Mande Milkshakers Shake Up Mardi Gras Even though they’ve only been shakin’ since 2017, the Mande Milkshakers have become an instant classic and staple of Mardi Gras on both shores. But the Northshore’s first marching group is about so much...
Santa Makes His Presence Known on the Northshore

Santa Makes His Presence Known on the Northshore

In these parts Santa has been known to travel via pirogue pulled by a troupe of friendly alligators. When his watercraft pulls up to the banks of Lake Pontchartrain to visit the Northshore, he makes a big splash.  Santa’s initial...
New App Alerts Parents About Sexual Predators

New App Alerts Parents About Sexual Predators

A new app, called OffenderWatch Safe Virtual Neighborhood, alerts parents if a registered sex offender contacts their child. The app is the product of efforts by OffenderWatch and Louisiana state law enforcement officials.   Federal law requires registered sex offenders...
In From The Cold

In From The Cold

The cold, winter months can be brutal for the animals of Northshore Humane Society. Not only are there fewer volunteers and donations, but there are far less adoptions at this time of year as well. While our animal care staff...
Northshore Human Society – Save Our Seniors

Northshore Human Society – Save Our Seniors

Northshore Humane Society, which serves the neglected and abandoned animals of the Northshore region, is one of Louisiana’s largest 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal welfare organizations. While many families think of NHS when looking for a new puppy or kitten, there are...
2019 Bridal Expo

2019 Bridal Expo

Planning your dream wedding? See what the Northshore has to offer. Meet with wedding planners and travel agents Taste the offerings of venues, caterers and bakeries See the latest trends in wedding decor, fashion, hair, makeup and accessories Take a...
Nancy Parker: A New Orleans Jewel

Nancy Parker: A New Orleans Jewel

On August 16, the City of New Orleans lost a beloved and integral part of her community. Television newswoman Nancy Parker died when the stunt plane she was reporting from crashed near Lakefront Airport. Nancy was a storyteller, a wife,...