Renée Peck http://wwno.org en Bastille Day Comes To La Nouvelle-Orléans http://wwno.org/post/bastille-day-comes-la-nouvelle-orl-ans <p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Renée Peck 63712 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Gets Juiced http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-gets-juiced <p></p><p><span id="docs-internal-guid-9a061593-b962-28ea-6b45-cc0e1c513650"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">New Orleanians are lining up at local eateries this summer to drink cold juices pulled from all manner of produce. Everything from beets to fennel to parsley. It’s called live juicing. </span></span></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Renée Peck 62952 at http://wwno.org Horsepower: Anatomy Of Two Kinds Of Racing http://wwno.org/post/horsepower-anatomy-two-kinds-racing <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">&nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 23:02:46 +0000 Renée Peck 61799 at http://wwno.org A Jazz Fest Post-Mortem http://wwno.org/post/jazz-fest-post-mortem <p style="margin-bottom: 1.3em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is looking fat and happy. Yep, as it turns 45, it’s definitely getting that middle-age spread.</span></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 10:38:00 +0000 Renée Peck 60023 at http://wwno.org Jazz In The Park Adds Something For (Congo) Kids http://wwno.org/post/jazz-park-adds-something-congo-kids <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When&nbsp;</span><a data-mce-="" href="http://www.pufap.org/jazz-in-the-park-treme-music-series/season5/" style="line-height: 1.5; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Jazz in the Park&nbsp;</a><span style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">gets underway this Thursday afternoon at Congo Square, the age span may skew a little younger than usual. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:15:00 +0000 Renée Peck 58835 at http://wwno.org A Small-Town Mayor Takes The French Quarter Festival Back Home http://wwno.org/post/small-town-mayor-takes-french-quarter-festival-back-home <p><em>More than half a million people are expected at the 31st annual French Quarter Festival this weekend. They come from far and wide — and a few of them come not only to enjoy the music, but also to take it back home.&nbsp;</em></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:21:00 +0000 Renée Peck 57817 at http://wwno.org Pondering The Purpose Of Small Plates http://wwno.org/post/pondering-purpose-small-plates <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">With the arrival of Lent, we’re all scaling down our appetites. No more sloth, lust or gluttony. After all, less is more. And good things, they say, come in small packages.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.3em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">But when it comes to food? In New Orleans? I’m not so sure.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:19:00 +0000 Renée Peck 55447 at http://wwno.org Voices From The French Market http://wwno.org/post/voices-french-market <p><em>The French Market may seem like one big urban flea market — with everything from tee-shirts to Mardi Gras masks, alligator heads to shot glasses. And tourists… lots of tourists. But upon closer inspection, you discover that this outdoor shopping plaza is full of individuals who couldn’t be more different from one another.</em></p><p><em>NolaVie's&nbsp;Laine Kaplan-Levenson&nbsp;and Renée Peck met some of these local vendors who make the French Market another unique corner of the city.</em></p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 10:44:00 +0000 Laine Kaplan-Levenson & Renée Peck 54205 at http://wwno.org The Winter Olympics, For The Warm-Blooded http://wwno.org/post/winter-olympics-warm-blooded <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Now that the Super Bowl is over, we can turn our attention to the next colossal event on the sports horizon. <a href="http://wp.me/p45za3-8vd" target="_blank">I know I’m ready.</a></span><a href="http://wp.me/p45za3-8vd" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"><i style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">&nbsp;</i></a></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 10:47:00 +0000 Renée Peck 53328 at http://wwno.org New Orleans: What's Hot And What's Not For 2014 http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-whats-hot-and-whats-not-2014 <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to 2014. While you’ve been making and breaking resolutions, I’ve been scouring the in and out lists to find out what’s hot and what’s not in New Orleans for the new year. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to be caught wearing a mini instead of a midi, or high-top boots instead of </span>wedgy<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sneakers. So 2013.</span></p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 10:37:00 +0000 Renée Peck 52450 at http://wwno.org