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Pro-Tips for Handling a Muddy Jazz Fest

It’s official now. After a healthy downpour on Thursday (4.28) afternoon, the Fairgrounds will be traditionally muddy for Jazz Fest. As the Fest halts for no man or mud, it’s time to embrace the mud! NoDef has some suggestions for vets and newbies alike about how best to handle the element.

NOPD: "Tune your shopping machine" & Other Cyber Safety Tips

The holiday season means lots of warnings. There is danger mixed in with merry-making. The Fire Department warned us about turkey fryer accidents and the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) provided pointers about Black Friday crime. Now, the NOPD are turning in an encore in the form of eleven tips about cyber-shopping.

Tips to Act On at Fringe Fest

Today, the annual Fringe Festival begins. Theatre lovers can choose between over 80 shows in dozens of venues. Genres ranging from hard drama to interpretive dance are represented. However, amidst an event that prides itself on sensory overload, it can be easy to get lost. To ease the process, NoDef offers a few quick tips for drama debutantes and veterans alike.

Petting Boo: Tips for Keeping Four Legged Friends Happy on Halloween

The web loves pets in costumes be they spider dogs or pirate cats. Yet, the folks over at the Louisiana Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (LA-SPCA) are quick to caution that the holiday can be rough on animals. The organization has provided a quick list of pointers to make sure that the year's spookiest night doesn't scare your four legged fellows too much.

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