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Our July 4th Celebration: This year is special

Our July 4th Celebration: This year is special

July 5, 2006  |  New Orleans

For the last 15 years, I have spent my July 4th evenings working the Go 4th on the River Celebration. Each year, the entire Riverfront is crowded not only with locals but also with visitors from the Essence Festival, an annual July 4th weekend eve… Read More »

Rediscover New Orleans!

Rediscover New Orleans!

July 3, 2006  |  New Orleans

I have spent the last 30 years of my life promoting New Orleans. After Katrina, besides my home flooding, I was not called back to work. My job was to promote an attraction in New Orleans. Much has changed in my life in the last 10 months, but the… Read More »

Thank you, 17,500 Librarian Visitors!

Thank you, 17,500 Librarian Visitors!

June 29, 2006  |  New Orleans

If you were Downtown this past week it felt so good to see convention delegates in mass numbers walking the streets, shopping, eating (spending money) and having fun. The American Library Association's annual conference was a huge success… Read More »

The Librarians Are Here!

The Librarians Are Here!

June 22, 2006  |  New Orleans

At last, the wait is over. The American Library Association, the first major citywide convention post Katrina, begins today through June 28. The exhibits will be open June 24-27 in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The conference features a … Read More »

Now is a Great Time to Visit New Orleans!

Now is a Great Time to Visit New Orleans!

June 20, 2006  |  New Orleans

From the New Orleans CVB: The historic areas and tourism core of New Orleans have enjoyed the reputation for being a safe place to be for residents and visitors alike, and more so in the months following Hurricane Katrina. During this time, … Read More »