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'Death of a Salesman' premieres at Le Petit Theater

'Death of a Salesman' premieres at Le Petit Theater

May 12, 2014  |  New Orleans

There are a lot of great aspects of New Orleans, but one of our favorites is the city’s thriving theatre culture.  With many talented actors, directors and theatre managers living in New Orleans, you don’t have to go far to w… Read More »

Things to do this weekend (April 18-20)

Things to do this weekend (April 18-20)

April 18, 2014  |  New Orleans

There’s always something to do in New Orleans, but this weekend will be especially packed full of activities. Today may be rainy, but the forecast for Saturday and Sunday looks sunny with highs in the 70’s.  If you’re lookin… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Krewe of Boo just makes Halloween better

Krewe of Boo just makes Halloween better

October 28, 2013  |  New Orleans

If you missed Krewe of Boo’s parade Saturday night, then you really missed out on a lot. We caught the parade as it rounded Canal Street. Hundreds of people lined the streets, and this year’s throws were pretty great. Besides the s… Read More »

What to wear in New Orleans: The Fall Edition

What to wear in New Orleans: The Fall Edition

October 14, 2013  |  New Orleans

Everyone wants to know about the weather in New Orleans. It’s one of the most frequently asked questions that we receive at ExperienceNewOrleans.com via the online contact form or on the Facebook page. I don't blame you, I understan… 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 »