Shawn Fink

  • New Orleans, LA
  • Yorktown, Indiana

Recent Articles

Mardi Gras Must-Dos in New Orleans

Can't-miss, must-catch Carnival season happenings.

25 Entertaining New Orleans Holiday Gift Ideas

Top 2017 tickets, from Cirque du Soleil to Bruno Mars.

King Cake, Phunny Phellows and Joan of Arc

Two very New Orleans kickoffs to Carnival—and king cake—season.

New Orleans' Mardi Gras Sub-Krewes We Love

These small groups bring big fun and—big personality—to Carnival.

2017 New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Your go-to calendar and guide for 2017 Carnival dates.

Shades of NOLA

A peek at three cool Crescent City eyewear shops.

Keeping the Voodoo on the Bayou

Modern-day practitioner Sallie Ann Glassman keeps New Orleans' voodoo traditions alive.

Museum-Quality Parks in New Orleans

A guide to exploring the Crescent City's green-space galleries.

Three Hip Shops in One Big Easy Stop

New Orleans' Tchoup Industries, DVRA and Disko Obscura team up in a cool Lower Garden District collaborative.

New Orleans Street Beat: Ode to a Poet-for-Hire

Writer Ben Aleshire creates on-the-spot poetry for passersby.

Bean Me Up: On the Road with the Krewe of Red Beans

A step-by-step study in the art of "beaning."