The Nola Files

Doing Good - Featuring the great organizations we have had the pleasure to work with, those of us helping New Orleans tackle it's many issues / Curious Tourist - Some common questions about the city we hear from visitors / Interviews - Our chance to talk to interesting follks in hte community / The Index - This is a rolling A-Z of topics that have shaped the city / The Dirt - Our own ramblings, experiences and opinions

Mannie Fresh - Dirty Coast

Mannie Fresh

Mannie Fresh & The Golden Era of Cash Money Records There's a story in hip-hop that, even if it doesn't get its due on every countdown or award show, remains an essential chapter in the book o...

Ban Stupid, not Books

  Our Take On Book Bans Book banning is censorship and suppression of free speech. It is a limitation of critical thinking skills. Calls for banning certain books leads to discrimination and bias...

The IndexMicaela Almonester, Baroness de Pontalba - Dirty Coast

Micaela Almonester, Baroness de Pontalba

Micaela Almonester, Baroness de Pontalba, was a prominent figure in 19th century New Orleans, known for her remarkable resilience in the face of adversity and her significant contributions to the ...

The IndexPonchatoula Strawberry Festival - Dirty Coast

Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival

The Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival, held annually in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, is a celebration of the region's bountiful strawberry harvest. Since the 1970s, the festival has grown to become one o...

The IndexOak Trees - Dirty Coast

Oak Trees

These magnificent trees, with their sprawling branches and deep roots, have borne witness to centuries of the city's history, culture, and resilience. In this blog post, we will delve into the sig...

The DirtThe 10% Forever Discount Lagniappe Coin - Dirty Coast

The 10% Forever Discount Lagniappe Coin

As a small brand we have built up a great following since 2005. We are always bewildered by the interest we get all over the world and the folks we meet in our shops from all corners. Many of you h...

Thanks to the Huffington Post for the article.

This week we had a nice surprise, we were listed as 5 of the "can't miss" shopping destinations in New Orleans. We were in that number with Trashy Diva, Funky Monkey, Mignon Faget and the Ogden. "...

Relief NOW bringing supplies to Puerto Rico

A message from Relief NOW's founder Ryan Fitzmorris: "First, we’d like to extend gratitude for everyone who has been supportive of our endeavors over the last month.  With that said we have gotten ...

The DirtLet's Feed Florida with Relief NOW - Dirty Coast

Let's Feed Florida with Relief NOW

This shirt helps raise funds for Relief NOW. Sitting at his kitchen table watching the news Ryan Fitzmorris told his wife, he felt like he should do something.  So he called his brother John and a...

Thanks for helping us help others.

Last month we had the opportunity to donate over 200 shirts to the New Orleans Women and Children's Shelter for clients in need. Every time you make a purchase with us, a portion of the proceeds g...

The DirtSo very meta. - Dirty Coast

So very meta.

If this is your tattoo, we salute you.

InterviewsKellie Talbot - Dirty Coast

Kellie Talbot

Kellie Talbot is one of our favorite painters and we are happy to share and sell some of her work on out site and in our shops. We first discovered her work on Instagram and were blown away with t...

The Journal

Here we share things we find interesting about New Orleans and the Gulf South, organizations and people that deserve more attention and answer some questions about the area.

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