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Things to do this weekend (Oct 11-13, 2013)

Things to do this weekend (Oct 11-13, 2013)

October 10, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Make sure you’re hungry and bring your dancing shoes to New Orleans. Oh and did I mention there's a film festival going on all over the city? This weekend, October 11 to 13 is packed full of fun events all over the New Orleans region. &n… Read More »

Lee Tucker, the 'grandfather' of Jackson Square artists

Lee Tucker, the 'grandfather' of Jackson Square artists

October 7, 2013  |  New Orleans

When Lee Tucker was a kid, he had an unlimited supply of paper. His dad worked for a company that periodically re-designed all of its business forms. When the new ones came in, the old ones, which were blank on the back, went out. So Tucker d… Read More »

Prize Pack Giveaway Winner (And a new contest)

Prize Pack Giveaway Winner (And a new contest)

October 4, 2013  |  New Orleans

And the winner is… Cheri G. of Tupelo, Mississippi. Congrats Cheri! She won a three day, two night stay in New Orleans! The  prize pack includes two nights at the historic Maison Dupuy, located in the beautiful French Quart… Read More »

October 2013 things to do

October 2013 things to do

September 30, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

September flew by and with it, the hot weather. Finally, the cooler weather is starting to settle in and that means the festivals are back in a big way. Weather you love music or food, New Orleans has a festival that I’m sure you’ll lo… Read More »

Steamboat Stomp: The Jazz Festival that Floats

Steamboat Stomp: The Jazz Festival that Floats

September 23, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Good news for jazz enthusiasts – New Orleans is about to be home to yet another jazz festival. Except this one floats. Many great jazz musicians, including Louis Armstrong and Fate Marable, got their start playing on riverboats traveling… Read More »

Ditch the men. This NOLA trip is for girls only

Ditch the men. This NOLA trip is for girls only

September 12, 2013  |  New Orleans

No kids. No men. No parents. No stress. That’s what a girlfriends getaway is all about. New Orleans is one of the best places for girls just to be girls, but we frequently get asked for recommendations on what to do in the city on a… Read More »

Dr John & Bobby Rush fight evil with Crimestoppers

Dr John & Bobby Rush fight evil with Crimestoppers

September 9, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Dr. John and Bobby Rush fans have something to be excited about this week.  The two local musicians have teamed up to write a new song titled “Another Murder in New Orleans,” which will be released at the Crimestoppers Patron Par… Read More »

The Family Friendly Side of New Orleans

The Family Friendly Side of New Orleans

September 4, 2013  |  New Orleans

Too often people think that New Orleans is strictly a city for the adults. The truth is that it can be a very family friendly with the makings of a vacation getaway that kids from age 2 to 102 will love. With its many lush green parks, historic sight… Read More »

September 2013 things to do

September 2013 things to do

August 28, 2013  |  New Orleans

September isn’t as well-known as its brother and sister months, but it’s a great time to be in New Orleans. The weather is a little bit more agreeable and crowds are on the mild side. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that there’s… Read More »

Navigating New Orleans farmers markets

Navigating New Orleans farmers markets

August 26, 2013  |  New Orleans

Farmers markets are popular in New Orleans, and there are plenty of them. The trick is knowing about them, when they happen, where they take place, and how they differ. Here’s a list of farmers markets in New Orleans proper, and wha… Read More »