Category: Community


Is Marijuana Legal in New Orleans?

  Is marijuana legal in Louisiana? Is marijuana legal in New Orleans? People ask this all the time since we have very lax drinking laws in New Orleans. Marijuana is not yet legal in New Orleans for recreational use. With a prescription, you can partake. Learn more below!   What is coming?  Medical marijuana is… Read more »

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Get A Little Dirt On Your Hands

    Few things feel more rewarding to me than planting something and watching it grow. Seriously, the joy I feel when one of my plants is blooming is pure – be it a flower,  a jalapeño, or a satsuma – there is something inspiring about knowing you planted, nurtured, and cared for a plant… Read more »

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New Orleans Seasons

  Welcome to New Orleans y’all! If you didn’t know before you to here, we don’t really have different weather seasons. We have summer and not summer. (Every now and again we get “winter.” If you’re from up north, you won’t think much of it.) New Orleanians like to reference other type of seasons. Here… Read more »

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Neighborhood Facebook groups: How the help & how they hurt

  You just moved into your new New Orleans neighborhood and would love to be kept up to date on stuff happening around you. Who doesn’t? That’s what neighborhood Facebook groups are for! I can’t speak for other cities, but neighborhood Facebook groups in New Orleans can get pretty epic. When I say epic, I mean… Read more »

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Straighten Up and Pi(e) Right

  3-14…. you know what that means right? Time to let your inner math geek loose and celebrate everybody’s favorite never-ending number, it’s National Pi Day Y’all!!! Who makes a good pie? Well I’m glad you asked…   Pies to Buy. Levee Baking Company Y ‘all the hand pies…my mouth is watering just thinking about… Read more »

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Hashtag: Mardi Gras Problems

    People of New Orleans, here are your big #MardiGrasProblems.   To stay home or not “Finding the desire to even go” – Jeffy R. “Getting called into work on the one parade day you had scheduled off for 3 weeks.” – Aloysius “Mega crowds. Anxiety meds to the rescue….” – Meaghan C.  Injuries… Read more »

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