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A non-gamer at Harrah's New Orleans Casino

A non-gamer at Harrah's New Orleans Casino

June 11, 2006  |  New Orleans

My wife loves to play video poker and those new video slot machines (or any slot machine for that matter). I'm not crazy about feeding those things but I agreed to go to Harrah's last night with her just to have something to do on a Saturd… Read More »

Something new for the National D-Day Museum

Something new for the National D-Day Museum

June 7, 2006  |  New Orleans

The New Orleans museum that honors the achievements of the generations that fought in World War II has officially been changed from the National D-Day Museum to the National WWII Museum .. and is now open. The National WWII Museum has opened … Read More »

New Orleans attractions re-open after Katrina

New Orleans attractions re-open after Katrina

June 7, 2006  |  New Orleans

The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas opened Memorial Day Weekend after an 8 month shutdown because of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. It was so exciting to be back in the Aquarium, and it appeared to be even more beautiful than before… Read More »

Mardi Gras in New Orleans, 2006

Mardi Gras in New Orleans, 2006

May 29, 2006  |  New Orleans

Since the NOLA blog started recently, we did not have a chance to mention Mardi Gras this year. It's impossible not to mention, it was so wonderful!Mardi Gras 2006 was a throwback to the way it was meant to be. Lots of locals taking this opport… Read More »

Hurricane Katrina Update

Hurricane Katrina Update

May 29, 2006  |  New Orleans

There is still lots of cleanup to do in the Katrina-affected neighborhoods, and many houses are not yet ready to live in. However, we can see people working in all affected neighborhoods; many of the homes have been gutted and will be rebuilt. You… Read More »