holidays 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 Where Y'Eat: Father’s Day Feasts, With A Side Of Baloney http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-father-s-day-feasts-side-baloney <p><em><span class="userContent">Father’s Day, food and being there when the stories start percolating around the table.</span></em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dad cooked a lot of the breakfasts when I was growing up. Pancakes were usually the order of the day, but no matter what he was making the meal usually included a little baloney.</span></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 62337 at http://wwno.org The Listening Post Asks: What's The Best Advice Your Mom Has Ever Given You? http://wwno.org/post/listening-post-asks-whats-best-advice-your-mom-has-ever-given-you <p>Every week WWNO's&nbsp;<a href="http://listeningpostnola.tumblr.com/" target="_blank">Listening Post project&nbsp;</a>sends out news and questions via text message, then reports back on the answers.&nbsp;</p><p>To celebrate Mother's Day we asked:&nbsp;</p><ul><li><strong>What's the best advice your mom has ever given you?</strong></li></ul><p><strong>​</strong>Here's what you told us:</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 19:42:08 +0000 Kate Richardson 60422 at http://wwno.org Consider The Can: An Unlikely Twist On A Louisiana Dish http://wwno.org/post/consider-can-unlikely-twist-louisiana-dish If you're under 10 years old, the ingredients to an Easter meal are probably self-evident: chocolate bunnies, jelly beans and Peeps. If you're older, the usual suspects may (or may not) be less sweet, but they're likely no less traditional.<p>Poppy Tooker, host of New Orleans Public Radio's <em>Louisiana Eats,</em> is no stranger to dinner table traditions — even if her favorite was a year-round affair. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:41:21 +0000 NPR Staff 58779 at http://wwno.org Keeping The Tradition Of St. Joseph's Day Altars Alive http://wwno.org/post/keeping-tradition-st-josephs-day-altars-alive <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Growing up, Nick </span>Scramuzza’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> childhood home never had its own St. Joseph’s Day altar.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It didn’t need one,” said the co-owner of the Lost Love Lounge in the </span>Marigny.<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;“There was one on each side of us, one across the street, and one on the corner," he says.</span></p><p>"On my block alone, Kerlerec and Chartres, there were at least four or five altars on that one block.”</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:19:00 +0000 Brian Friedman 55867 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: A Forecast Of Food For St. Patrick's Day http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-forecast-food-st-patricks-day <p><em>Food writer Ian McNulty on the odd, annual rite of airborne produce as the city celebrates St. Patrick's Day along the parade route. </em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Long before we thought much about food culture, learned to crave complex flavors or even did our own ordering at restaurants, many of us began to fantasize about food thanks to one enduring classic of a book, <em>Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs</em>.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:41:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 55709 at http://wwno.org WWNO's 2013 Holiday Schedule http://wwno.org/post/wwnos-2013-holiday-schedule <p>Here in New Orleans the weather outside might not be very frightful, but the sounds on your radio are certainly delightful.</p><p>WWNO's&nbsp;2013 holiday schedule will get you in the mood this season — a little bit of everything special, sans your great-aunt's fruitcake.</p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wednesday, Dec. 18, 8 p.m.: <em>A Chanticleer Christmas</em></span></strong></p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 21:33:54 +0000 WWNO Staff 50530 at http://wwno.org City Will Collect Christmas Trees For Coastal Restoration Projects http://wwno.org/post/city-will-collect-christmas-trees-coastal-restoration-projects <p>The City of New Orleans will continue its curbside Christmas tree recycling program this year, the Mayor's Office has announced.</p><p>The trees, which will be collected during regular curbside trash collection days (Jan. 9-11), will be placed in selected coastal areas in an effort to help rebuild wetlands and protect the Louisiana coastline.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 21:58:11 +0000 Jason Saul 50723 at http://wwno.org Garbage Collection Takes Holiday Break In Jefferson Parish http://wwno.org/post/garbage-collection-takes-holiday-break-jefferson-parish <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Authorities in Jefferson Parish say there will be no curbside garbage collection Christmas or New Year's Day.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Residents whose garbage normally is picked up on Wednesdays will have collections on Saturday, Dec. 28, and Saturday, Jan. 4.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 19:30:51 +0000 The Associated Press 50637 at http://wwno.org Jazz New Orleans Christmas Party http://wwno.org/post/jazz-new-orleans-christmas-party <p>This week on <em>Jazz New Orleans with Fred Kasten</em>, two hours of great jazz versions of Christmas favorites — featuring Louis Armstrong, Wynton Marsalis, Billie Holiday, Charles Brown, Johnny Adams, Katie Webster, Mel Torme, Jimmy Smith and more...</p><p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 08:37:09 +0000 Fred Kasten 50605 at http://wwno.org