On this strange and chilly Mardi Gras day, many of us do “know what it means to miss New Orleans”. Here’s a selection of some of the best famous quotes about the city we love.
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Mardi Paws Tries a New Trick – Virtual Events, Doghouse Floats & More
In response to those who are begging for a safe way to celebrate this unusual Carnival season, Mardi Paws is hosting its first-ever Dog House Float contest.
Benny Grunch & the Bunch with Candlelight Caroling at the Covington Trailhead
Come join in the holiday spirit with candlelight caroling at the Covington Trailhead on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020. Featuring Benny Grunch and the Bunch performing our favorite festive tunes, this event is free and open to the public.
Mayor Mark Storm Update – Hurricane Zeta
Hurricane Zeta Prep Update from City of Covington Mayor Mark Johnson. Sign up for email updates at www.covla.com Covington’s own meteorologist Michael Efferson offers
Flora of Covington: the Pecan Tree, a Southern Tradition
Many old and young trees can be spotted in the Covington area, some remnants of the vast pecan groves and orchards that once speckled the South.
Covington History: the Train Depot
Covington History segment provided by local historical writer Ron Barthet. View his blog Tammany Family here. Covington’s first train depot was located on N.
Covington History: Historical Markers of St. Tammany – Part 1
Covington History segment provided by local historical writer Ron Barthet. This article has been broken up into 4 parts for ease of reading. View
Covington History: Highlights of History by H.A. Mackie
Covington History segment provided by local historical writer Ron Barthet. View his blog Tammany Family here. H. A. Mackie of Covington wrote an interesting
Non-Profit Spotlight: Boys & Girls Club Continues Community Aid Programs
Since 1965, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana has been a leading provider of both after-school and summer enrichment programs focused on
Alliance For Good Government Rescinds Drucker Endorsement
NEW ORLEANS- In a letter sent to Sharon Lo Drucker this week, the Alliance for Good Government announces the endorsement given to Drucker for
Waste Management Ready For 2018 Hurricane Season
Company Provides Valuable Tips for Louisiana Residents to Include in Annual Planning Baton Rouge, LA – May 25, 2018 – It’s the type of
A Saint For New Orleans
by Lindsay Reed Nine parishes in Louisiana have the distinction of being named after saints. The last time I had the pleasure of visiting
City Leadership Receives Crimestoppers Award
Congratulations to Mayor Cooper and Chief Tim Lentz, who accepted the Crimestoppers Award of Excellence for their work on Operation Angel. Chief Lentz describes
A Celtic Cross From Ireland In New Orleans
Twenty seven years ago, a Celtic Cross cut of marble from County Kilkenny, Ireland, was dedicated to the immigrant Irish workers who dug New
Human Trafficking in the United States
According to the U.S. Justice Department, 14,500 to 17,500 people are trafficked into the country every year. The 2016 Global Slavery Index estimates that
The Double Life: A Survivor’s Guide To Transcend Success and Tragedy
From humble beginnings in Arkansas during the Depression era and exotic Morocco of his teen years to Oxford University as a young scholar and
Real Estate Professional Beverly Hobbs Shea of Real Estate Resource Group, LLC
Bev Hobbs Shea is a real estate professional specializing in properties for residential and light commercial real estate in the New Orleans and Northshore
Final Rockin’ the Rails of October 2015 This Thursday
Concert Features The Johnny Sansone Band With Special Guest Big Chief Monk Boudreaux From New Orleans to the world Johnny is known for his
Save The Date for COPA’s Friday Night Music Club with the Masakowskis
On October 9th, Friday Night Music Club will welcome Sasha & Steve Masakowski. Sasha Masakowski was born into a family of musicians in New
Rockin’ the Rails Kicks Off This Thursday, October 1 With New Suit
The fall 2015 series of Rockin’ the Rails begins this week with New Suit, a New Orleans based musical group specializing in ’60-70’s “old-school”