As you can tell by the header, my day job is at a newspaper. Which means I’m lucky to get to cover tons of interesting stuff and people here in New Orleans. Most of these stories never make it to the blog, however. Here’s a rundown of features you may have missed if you’re not a Gambit reader. Hope you enjoy… and thank you for being here!
Ten parade tips for walking and dancing krewes // If you’ve never experienced Mardi Gras (or if you’re a parade warrior looking to increase your stamina), here are some insider tips on everything from blister avoidance to alcohol consumption.
How to maintain platinum blonde hair // The ins and outs of caring for the world’s most high-maintenance hue.
What “eating clean” really means // Everyone’s talking about clean eating. But how do you actually do it?
Stripping away rights? // I report on a lawsuit filed against Rick’s Cabaret by local strippers.
How to start a fine linen collection // It’s not as daunting as it sounds (scroll to the bottom for the tips).
Food advice and a recipe by Oprah’s former personal chef // I mean, he worked for OPRAH.
How to exorcise a haunted house // Psychic Cari Roy shares her ghostbusting secrets.