new orleans

What Exactly Is the History Behind Mardi Gras?
After Hurricane Katrina devastated the Atlantic Coast in 2005, New Orleans, and the region as a whole, gained more prominence in the national and international news, and rightly so. Although the folks living there have been through a great deal recently, their spirit still shines through. Nowhere is…
Nicolas Cage Arrested, Bailed Out by Dog the Bounty Hunter
Talk about a bizarre chain of events: Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage was arrested early Saturday morning in New Orleans on charges of public drunkenness, disturbing the peace and domestic abuse battery. The arrest stemmed from an argument Cage had with his wife, Alice, about the location of the ho…