May 14, 2013 — Second-lines — jazzy, rolling dance parties — are a staple in the black neighborhoods of the Big Easy. But on Mother's Day, a second-line parade was marred by a mass shooting that left 19 people injured. The violence has sparked questions of whether the events should be shut down, but those in "the culture" say linking violence to second-lines is unfair.
Feb 12, 2013 — A path to freedom for enslaved blacks, an engine of economic independence, a treat for Mardi Gras revelers. Once you know the fascinating history of this Creole rice fritter, beignets will seem boring by comparison.
Feb 17, 2012 — It isn't Mardi Gras without a king cake, a sugary confection topped with lurid icing that just screams indulgence. But in recent years the traditional porcelain baby has been elbowed out by a plastic model that you have to hide yourself.
Aug 29, 2011 — Photographer Jennifer Shaw re-creates her Katrina story with toys and a toy camera.
Nov 10, 2010 — More than five years after Hurricane Katrina swept through New Orleans, the Six Flags amusement park has yet to reopen. A videographer takes a look inside the desolate remains of where laughs and good times were shared among the people of Louisiana.
Oct 1, 2010 — The sign outside of the Six Flags in New Orleans still reads, "Closed For Storm." Five years after Katrina, there's little hope of it ever reopening.
Aug 17, 2010 — Without photographing people, Richard Misrach found a way to capture the voices of New Orleans.
Dec 1, 2009 — "Brad Pitt's Houses" are causing a stir in New Orleans.
Apr 6, 2009 — Tracking the journalism hidden in fictional series — a look at David Simon's new venture.