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Halloween in America's Most Haunted City

Halloween in America's Most Haunted City

September 27, 2012  |  Upcoming Events

The air is getting a tad crisper in New Orleans these days, which of course can only mean one thing- Halloween (and raking leaves) is just around the corner! It may still be September, but our favorite transient 'Spirit' stores are croppin… Read More »

A Brief History of the Mississippi River

A Brief History of the Mississippi River

September 13, 2012  |  New Orleans

Ahhhh, the mighty Mississippi... To some, the Mississippi River is nothing more than a brown slice of water separating the east bank from the west bank of New Orleans. Its a reason to pay a toll. To others, its been a way of life for hundreds … Read More »

Red Dress Run: Raising Awareness The NOLA Way

Red Dress Run: Raising Awareness The NOLA Way

August 10, 2012  |  Upcoming Events

  By 9:30 A.M. tomorrow morning the gates of Armstrong Park will be swarmed with individuals donning their most stylish red dresses. Notably, if not surprisingly, at least half of these fashionistas will be men (Yes, men in dresses, en m… Read More »

White Linen Night is Tomorrow

White Linen Night is Tomorrow

August 3, 2012  |  Upcoming Events

Tomorrow is the 17th annual White Linen Night in the New Orleans Arts District! Galleries and museums all along Julia Street and throughout the Arts/Warehouse District will open their doors to the public, offering local cuisine and cocktails wh… Read More »

Satchmo SummerFest Is Coming Up!

Satchmo SummerFest Is Coming Up!

July 27, 2012  |  Upcoming Events

He’s one of New Orleans’ favorite sons, famous for his cornet and trumpet improvisation, throaty scat singing, and bold personality--so it’s only fitting that we honor Louis Armstrong with a music festival each summer around the … Read More »

New Orleans History Lesson: Part Two

New Orleans History Lesson: Part Two

July 20, 2012  |  New Orleans

Need a primer on New Orleans’ long and storied past? Experience New Orleans offers a two-part snapshot of what happened where in New Orleans, from the city’s founding to the present-day. Whether you’re a NOLA native or new visitor, … Read More »

New Orleans History Lesson: Part One

New Orleans History Lesson: Part One

July 13, 2012  |  New Orleans

Need a primer on New Orleans’ long and storied past? Experience New Orleans offers a two-part snapshot of what happened where in New Orleans, from the city’s founding to the present-day. Whether you’re a NOLA native or new visitor, … Read More »

Essence Fest 2012's Lineup Packs a Punch

Essence Fest 2012's Lineup Packs a Punch

July 5, 2012  |  Upcoming Events

This weekend, Essence Fest returns to downtown New Orleans, and it’s bigger than it ever has been, expanding to five full days of contemporary black American music and culture. Legendary soul queen Aretha Franklin headlines, along with Keysh… Read More »

Go 4th On the River!

Go 4th On the River!

June 26, 2012  |  Upcoming Events

We celebrate a lot of things here in Louisiana, from antiques and alligators to wooden boats and zydeco. So it’s nice when the rest of the country gets to join in! On Wednesday, July 4, the Crescent City--and every other American city--celeb… Read More »

Celebrating Plantations

Celebrating Plantations

June 19, 2012  |  Upcoming Events

Close your eyes for a moment. Imagine you’re sitting on a wide wooden porch, crisp breeze blowing through the wooden railing. Maybe you’re sipping a cool mint julep. The porch overlooks a grand vista: twin lines of majestic oaks disapp… Read More »