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New Orleans and its coffee

New Orleans and its coffee

August 19, 2013  |  New Orleans

This probably isn’t big news to anyone that’s ever lived in or visited New Orleans, but Travel + Leisure named New Orleans the third best city in the United States for coffee. The Crescent City landed in the number three slot,… Read More »

New Orleans and its rum

New Orleans and its rum

August 16, 2013  |  New Orleans

New Orleans has a long standing relationship with its rum. The history dates back to when the French still controlled the region and while they were looking to turn a profit on their investment they discovered that sugarcane distilled into rum cou… Read More »

The color red takes over New Orleans

The color red takes over New Orleans

August 13, 2013  |  New Orleans

Yes, the New Orleans Red Dress Run has come and gone, but we thought we'd share a couple of pictures from this past weekend anyway. In case you missed it, the Red Dress Run is an annual event where participants eat, drink, run and, of cour… Read More »

Red Dresses and Dirty Linen

Red Dresses and Dirty Linen

August 8, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

The August fun continues this weekend with even more back-to-back festivals in the city. If you’re out in the French Quarter Saturday, then you’ll be seeing a lot of red. Not in an angry way – you will literally see a lot of … Read More »

Take a seat at Satchmo Summerfest

Take a seat at Satchmo Summerfest

July 30, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Dare we say that this is one of the best weekends to be in New Orleans? Sure, it’s hot outside, but there’s so much fun stuff going on right now. For starters, Satchmo Summerfest starts thursday with the opening night receptio… Read More »

Things to do this August in New Orleans

Things to do this August in New Orleans

July 29, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

There’s no question about it, summer is here and it brought broiling hot temperatures with it.  However, don’t let the steamy weather scare you away. There are still lots of things to do in New Orleans this August. Whether you&rsq… Read More »

2013 Saints season sneak peek

2013 Saints season sneak peek

July 26, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Alright Saints fans! Who’s ready for some football? Football season is around the corner and pre-season games are just a couple of weeks away. It’s time to watch Sean, Drew and the rest of the krewe earn another Championship ring. … Read More »

Le Petit Theatre is back and better than ever

Le Petit Theatre is back and better than ever

July 23, 2013  |  New Orleans

Le Petit Theatre had seen better days. “The building was badly in need of repair,” board member Kathleen Van Horn said. “We had a lot of termite damage, and the building was not up to code in most ways.” T… Read More »

Our favorite COOLinary 2013 picks

Our favorite COOLinary 2013 picks

July 18, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

August in New Orleans is hot. Locals like to spend the afternoon hours of this month dodging the humidity, indoors, sipping something cold.  On the other hand, there are a lot of reasons why it could be considered the city's best time … Read More »

Why you should walk down Magazine Street

Why you should walk down Magazine Street

July 17, 2013  |  New Orleans

The French Quarter is always a popular place for people to visit when they’re in town, and with good reason. There’s a lot to do there – Bourbon St., cemeteries, live music, good food.  You can spend an entire weekend in … Read More »