New Orleans City Park http://wwno.org en Where Y'Eat: Smoking Hogs, Blowing Off Steam http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-smoking-hogs-blowing-steam <p><em>Hogs for the Cause, a charitable cook-off and festival, has quickly established a niche in New Orleans restaurant subculture.</em></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:36:16 +0000 Ian McNulty 57177 at http://wwno.org City Park's Fundraising Strategist http://wwno.org/post/city-parks-fundraising-strategist <p>City Park, a former plantation in the heart of New Orleans, hosts a collection of fine art, 600 year-old live oaks, music festivals, and over eleven million visitors each year. And since Hurricane Katrina the park has generated some serious revenue. On this week&#39;s Notes from New Orleans, we&#39;ll listen to<a href="http://neworleanscitypark.com/"> Bob Becker</a>, CEO of City Park, for this story of revitalization. Fri, 13 Apr 2012 19:05:45 +0000 Sharon Litwin 8730 at http://wwno.org Songbird Habitat Built in City Park http://wwno.org/post/songbird-habitat-built-city-park <p>A team of volunteers has restored a half-acre patch of City Park to attract songbirds. It&rsquo;s the start of a national campaign to save one million songbirds by creating 50,000 acres of new habitat.</p><p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 14:58:18 +0000 Eileen Fleming 4694 at http://wwno.org National Save the Songbird Campaign Kicks Off in New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/national-save-songbird-campaign-kicks-new-orleans <p>A team of volunteers has restored a half-acre patch of City Park to attract songbirds. Eileen Fleming reports it&rsquo;s the start of a national campaign to save one million songbirds by creating 50,000 acres of new habitat.</p><p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 4692 at http://wwno.org