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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 »

Big Easy Rollergirl: 'We're coming to get ya!'

Big Easy Rollergirl: 'We're coming to get ya!'

July 11, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

We're counting down to New Orleans' own Running of the Bulls this Saturday, but we have a question: Just who are these bulls we're running from? They're not real bulls, like in Spain. We know that they're members of the Big… Read More »

Fourth of July: Show us those fireworks!

Fourth of July: Show us those fireworks!

July 5, 2013  |  New Orleans

Happy Fifth of July! Okay, it’s not as exciting as the Fourth of July, but happy Friday anyways. We hope you had a great time yesterday barbecuing with friends, going to the lake, watching fireworks and whatever else you decided to do fo… Read More »

5 travel safety tips from locals

5 travel safety tips from locals

July 3, 2013  |  New Orleans

Safety is always a concern when visiting any major city, especially if you’re not particularly familiar with the area. While millions of people pass through New Orleans every year without incident, crime does happen. Tourists are often … Read More »

Things to do on July 4th in New Orleans

Things to do on July 4th in New Orleans

July 1, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Every Fourth of July, families across the nation gather for picnics, fireworks, and overall quality time.  If you’re spending the holiday, then you can still do all of those things, but with a little local flair. Plus, some of the cit… Read More »

New Orleans in July: Fireworks and LL Cool J

New Orleans in July: Fireworks and LL Cool J

June 26, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

New Orleans in July is defined by warm weather, fireworks and festivals. Whether you’re looking for something to do with the whole family, or want a night out with your friends, you won’t come up empty handed.   Go 4t… Read More »

Stilettos no challenge for these Festigals

Stilettos no challenge for these Festigals

June 25, 2013  |  New Orleans

We had a blast this past weekend with the ladies of Festigals, and we have the pictures to prove it. Saturday’s stiletto stroll was definitely a highlight. Several different Krewes showed up to participate. There was dancing, music, hot pink wi… Read More »

Bras for a cause

Bras for a cause

June 17, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Like most great things, the idea came about while sipping on a cocktail: A creative mix of art, celebrating women, locals and philanthropy.  It’s Festigals’ Bodacious Bras for a Cause Luncheon and Auction, and “it just … Read More »