Local History: The First Theaters In West St. Tammany

Plays and performances have always been a part of the west St. Tammany scene, with productions put on at the park pavilion and even in tents on vacant lots. According to a historical plaque in downtown Covington, a “five cent show or electric theater was well patronized” as early as July of 1907…

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“Fine Wine for Canines” a Success for Northshore Humane Society

On Monday, January 25th Gallagher’s 527 in Mandeville hosted Fine Wines for Canines, a charity dinner and wine pairing to benefit the homeless animals of Northshore Humane Society. The limited capacity and socially distant evening included a five-course dinner, each course with an exquisite wine pairing.

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Local History: a Tribute to Postcards

Many of the historical photographs from 100 or so years ago we have today only because they were printed on postcards. Through the wonder of that new-fangled gadget, the camera (and the fascination that came with it) people suddenly felt in love with photographs of just about anything and everything in day-to-day life.

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14th Annual President’s Arts Awards Slated for November 19th – St. Tammany Parish Government

St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper announced last week that the 14th Annual President’s Arts Awards recipients will be honored at the President’s Arts Awards presented by the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs, Thursday, November 19, 2020, at an outdoor ceremony at the Koop Drive Trailhead Pavilion. Attendance will be limited to recipients and their families as COVID-19 protective protocol will be in place.

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