The Downtown Ponchatoula Revitalization Program announced this week that this weekend is the launch of “Sidewalk Sale Saturday”, a quarterly program that invites shops and businesses to set up outdoors for locals and visitors alike in time for Mother’s Day.
Long lines at food distribution centers is a far too familiar sight. Second Harvest Food Bank says the organization distributed 22 million pounds of food since March. Jay Vise with Second Harvest said, “That’s about double of what we would do at this time of the year.”
With live music performances completely shut down during the pandemic musicians face an enormous financial struggle. A new initiative focuses on making sure the New Orleans musical culture doesn't become another Covid-19 victim.
The three-day festival features live music, pageants, food, crafts and carnival rides. The music lineup includes Tricks, Zebra, The TopCats, The Chee Weez, Loverboy, Bag of Donuts, Cowboy Mouth, Chicken on the Bone, Amanda Shaw, and more.