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Josie the dog

Wet Nose Wednesday Pet: Josie

Josie was found tied to a tree with two other dogs after a storm came through the area. Where she was found, the area was completely flooded and if it wasn't for her and her siblings barking, no one would have found them. Josie was extremely terrified when she got to the shelter, but with a little... Read More
Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow, Usher to ring in New Year at Allstate Fan Fest

Multiplatinum artists Sheryl Crow and Usher are set to headline the Allstate® Fan Fest in New Orleans Dec. 31. “We’re proud to again join Allstate and other community partners to bring the national spotlight to New Orleans on New Year’s Eve,” said Allstate Sugar Bowl CEO Jeff Hundley in a news... Read More
Metairie House Christmas Lights

Check Out the Light Show on My Neighbor's House in Metairie

I love that I get to see this display every year! Check out this light show on a house in my neighborhood. He synchronizes it to the music he plays over the speakers. In this clip below he's playing a Trans-Siberian Orchestra song so I like it even more. My kids ask me to let them dance on the... Read More
Champ the dog

Wet Nose Wednesday Pet: Champ

Champ recently spent the weekend away from the shelter in a home through our Canine R&R Program, and his R&R buddy said he did great and loved swimming. Champ was selected to be front office dog, and the staff really enjoyed his company. They bragged on his good office manners, said he is... Read More
Nancy the cat

Wet Nose Wednesday Pet: Nancy

Nancy (2019-EO-05-13-14) is a 14-year domestic medium haired beauty girl who ended up at the shelter earlier in the year when her owner passed away. Nancy deserves a wonderful home in which to spend her retirement years. Since she is a senior, her adoption fee is waived. Nancy is not fond of other... Read More
Christmas stocking

Refillable Christmas Stocking Holds 3 Bottles of Wine

Merry Christmas and a Happy Hangover! Those words are written right on the stocking "flask" that will bring lots of holiday joy to some this year. You can fill this plastic Christmas stocking with almost 3 bottles of wine and has a tap right on the toe ... (excuse me while I start my Dear, Santa... Read More
Corn Fritter

Wet Nose Wednesday Pet: Corn Fritter

I am a 5-year-old blue tick hound and pit pull terrier mix and just so happen to be the best snuggler around. I'm a very sweet girl and adore playing with my toys, the squeakier the better! I also get along great with other dogs with a proper introduction. One thing I am working on is I don't like... Read More

Wet Nose Wednesday Pet: Tito

I'm a 20 pound, 1-year-old, wire-haired terrier young boy. I have lots to learn! The most recent thing I've learned since being rescued from an overcrowded home is that there are so many nice and caring people out there who love me, so I love them! Something the ARNO people have learned about me is... Read More
Parkway's Thanksgiving Po-boy

The Parkway Thanksgiving Po-boy has become a New Orleans tradition

Thanksgiving means traditions. But at the Mid-City mainstay, Parkway & Tavern, the Thanksgiving tradition comes in the form of popular holiday themed Po-boy. Parkway’s Thanksgiving Po-boy, which has hungry patrons lining up down the block when it’s available, features turkey, cornbread dressing... Read More