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New Orleans decorates for Christmas

New Orleans decorates for Christmas

December 17, 2013  |  New Orleans

It’s the holiday season, and New Orleans looks beautiful. From Jackson Square to the West Bank, businesses and residents have hung lights in windows and holly on balconies. Christmas trees have popped up all over the city, and the street mus… Read More »

Local legend Frank Davis remembered as genuine, loved

Local legend Frank Davis remembered as genuine, loved

December 11, 2013  |  New Orleans

Photo courtesy of WWL New Orleans local legend Frank Davis, a well-loved outdoorsman, culinary mastermind, and WWL radio and TV star, died Monday at the age of 71 from a rare autoimmune disease known as CIDP, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating P… Read More »

St. Louis Cathedral Christmas concerts are in full swing

St. Louis Cathedral Christmas concerts are in full swing

December 9, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Performers outside of St. Louis Cathedral. Photo courtesy of New Orleans Tourism and Marketing Corp. For many in New Orleans, the December concert series at the St. Louis Cathedral is a beloved tradition. Every year, a wide range of vocalis… Read More »

Christmas Bonfires Along The Levees

Christmas Bonfires Along The Levees

December 6, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

In Louisiana, Rudolph and the big guy, Pere Noel, get a little help with navigation to all of the homes of good little boys and girls. Throughout the holiday season, bonfires (some of them thirty feet tall) illuminate the sky for Santa Claus and hi… Read More »

5 Things to do in New Orleans in December

5 Things to do in New Orleans in December

December 2, 2013  |  New Orleans

December is a wonderful time of year to be in New Orleans. The beautiful decorations, the fun events, the mild weather and a lot of Christmas spirit brings the city together even more-so than usual.  For those of you lucky enough to be in… Read More »

Celebration in the Oaks starts tonight!

Celebration in the Oaks starts tonight!

November 29, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, we can officially start the countdown to Christmas. There are a lot of holiday related events happening in New Orleans over the next month, but Celebration in the Oaks starts tonight and it’s one of our … Read More »

Things to do in New Orleans on Thanksgiving

Things to do in New Orleans on Thanksgiving

November 25, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Thanksgiving is a great time of year, especially for food and family.  It’s also a great time for food and friends (otherwise known as Friendsgiving) if sitting around a table with your weird aunt isn’t your thing. Either way, if … Read More »

What we'll be eating at the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival

What we'll be eating at the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival

November 22, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Po-boys. They’re a solid part of New Orleans culture, and no day in the Big Easy is complete without one. But do po-boys deserve a whole festival centered on them? Sorry, dumb question. Of course they do!   Sunday is the annual Oak S… Read More »

Fringe Fest Freebies

Fringe Fest Freebies

November 18, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

New Orleans has always been a bit different.  We parade down the street more than we probably should, and we get our drinks to go. It doesn’t matter if you’re prim and proper or offbeat and quirky, there is a place for everyone i… Read More »

Veterans Day discounts in New Orleans

Veterans Day discounts in New Orleans

November 11, 2013  |  New Orleans

Happy Veterans Day to all of the brave men and women who have selflessly served our country. We have so much respect for everything you have done to ensure that the rest of us can live safe and peaceful lives. In honor of Veterans Day, man… Read More »