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ArenaBowl XXI in New Orleans July 29

ArenaBowl XXI in New Orleans July 29

July 9, 2007  |  New Orleans

ArenaBowl XXI is the first time this big event is hosted by New Orleans and it's already a sellout!. That's great news for the Arena Football League and even better news for the New Orleans tourism economy...especially for late July.ArenaBowl… Read More »

2 great reasons to plan a trip to New Orleans

2 great reasons to plan a trip to New Orleans

June 11, 2007  |  Upcoming Events

Looking for a great way to celebrate Independence Day this year? The attractions along the New Orleans riverfront suggest that you look no further as the 17th Annual Go 4th on the River is the place to be this July 4. In addition to a day fu… Read More »

New Orleans Seafood Festival - June 8-10

New Orleans Seafood Festival - June 8-10

June 5, 2007  |  Upcoming Events

There's a great new festival for New Orleans this weekend, June 8-10, on the grounds of the Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint at 400 Esplanade between Decatur and N. Peters Streets in the French Quarter. The Friday, Saturday and Sunday,… Read More »

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2007

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2007

April 25, 2007  |  Upcoming Events

Welcome to the 2007 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalThe New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival or, simply "Jazz Fest" as locals refer to it, kicks off its two week celebration this weekend, April 27-29 and next, May 4-6. (Jazz Fest always … Read More »

The 5 best R&B performers to come to NOLA

The 5 best R&B performers to come to NOLA

April 13, 2007  |  New Orleans

Nine Jazz Fest's ago Ernie K-Doe gushed to the crowd that he was, "the best thing that ever happened to New Orleans- in all its history." He wasn't totally wrong although other contenders might include fellow New Orleans rhythm a… Read More »

How Crawfish Got Famous

How Crawfish Got Famous

April 13, 2007  |  New Orleans

by ERROL LABORDE After the waters began to recede from the great flood of 1927, some refugees who had spent time at a Red Cross camp began to return to their homes in rural central Louisiana. What they saw was bleak. Water lines reached the … Read More »

Soccer stars to play in City Park

Soccer stars to play in City Park

March 20, 2007  |  New Orleans

The first professional sports event to be held on the new playing surface of Tad Gormley Stadium in City Park since it was renamed Reggie Bush Field takes place this Sunday. Legendary Central American soccer giants Olimpia will tackle the USA… Read More »

The New Orleans Saints' Gift to Our City

The New Orleans Saints' Gift to Our City

February 28, 2007  |  New Orleans

With my history of being a Tom Benson critic; I think it's time to give credit where credit is due. Tom, thanks for keeping the Saints here in New Orleans, and thanks for hiring Sean Payton. I can't begin to say what this team has don… Read More »

The Saints' Impact on New Orleans

The Saints' Impact on New Orleans

February 15, 2007  |  New Orleans

(Adopted from ESPN) NEW ORLEANS -- When it was finally over, a woman walked down Hillary Street and she cried. Her makeup was gone. Her eyes were red and puffy. A few blocks away, a lifelong Saints fan named Stan Gelpi looked up from his empty… Read More »

"Our Saints, Our City, Our Soul"

January 14, 2007  |  New Orleans

The New Orleans Saints' win over the Philadelphia Eagles last night in the Superdome has Saints fans all over the country celebrating. For those of us who live in the New Orleans metro area and have been waiting for 40 years to see our beloved t… Read More »