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Aiden Gill for Men: A Barbershop Classic

Aiden Gill for Men: A Barbershop Classic

May 23, 2008  |  New Orleans

by Shawn Plep Every man should experience a real barber shop at least once in his life. I'm not talking about a hair stylist, and I'm not referring to a salon - or even a "men's salon" (whatever that is). I am talking ab… Read More »

New Orleans Web Design - Compucast

New Orleans Web Design - Compucast

May 19, 2008  |  New Orleans

For all your web design needs, remember the webhost of ExperienceNewOrleans.com is Compucast Interactive. Compucast is owned by local resident Judy Weitz, who has been providing solid service and innovative websites to New Orleans businesses, hotel… Read More »

Movies at the Prytania Theatre

Movies at the Prytania Theatre

May 14, 2008  |  New Orleans

by Shawn PlepLast Friday, my wife and I went to the Prytania Theatre to see Iron Man. It was an exceptional movie: if you haven't seen this film yet, you simply must. There's hardly anything more satisfying than seeing Iron Man greet a group … Read More »

ArenaBowl XXI in New Orleans July 29

ArenaBowl XXI in New Orleans July 29

July 9, 2007  |  New Orleans

ArenaBowl XXI is the first time this big event is hosted by New Orleans and it's already a sellout!. That's great news for the Arena Football League and even better news for the New Orleans tourism economy...especially for late July.ArenaBowl… Read More »

The 5 best R&B performers to come to NOLA

The 5 best R&B performers to come to NOLA

April 13, 2007  |  New Orleans

Nine Jazz Fest's ago Ernie K-Doe gushed to the crowd that he was, "the best thing that ever happened to New Orleans- in all its history." He wasn't totally wrong although other contenders might include fellow New Orleans rhythm a… Read More »

How Crawfish Got Famous

How Crawfish Got Famous

April 13, 2007  |  New Orleans

by ERROL LABORDE After the waters began to recede from the great flood of 1927, some refugees who had spent time at a Red Cross camp began to return to their homes in rural central Louisiana. What they saw was bleak. Water lines reached the … Read More »

Soccer stars to play in City Park

Soccer stars to play in City Park

March 20, 2007  |  New Orleans

The first professional sports event to be held on the new playing surface of Tad Gormley Stadium in City Park since it was renamed Reggie Bush Field takes place this Sunday. Legendary Central American soccer giants Olimpia will tackle the USA… Read More »

The New Orleans Saints' Gift to Our City

The New Orleans Saints' Gift to Our City

February 28, 2007  |  New Orleans

With my history of being a Tom Benson critic; I think it's time to give credit where credit is due. Tom, thanks for keeping the Saints here in New Orleans, and thanks for hiring Sean Payton. I can't begin to say what this team has don… Read More »

The Saints' Impact on New Orleans

The Saints' Impact on New Orleans

February 15, 2007  |  New Orleans

(Adopted from ESPN) NEW ORLEANS -- When it was finally over, a woman walked down Hillary Street and she cried. Her makeup was gone. Her eyes were red and puffy. A few blocks away, a lifelong Saints fan named Stan Gelpi looked up from his empty… Read More »

"Our Saints, Our City, Our Soul"

January 14, 2007  |  New Orleans

The New Orleans Saints' win over the Philadelphia Eagles last night in the Superdome has Saints fans all over the country celebrating. For those of us who live in the New Orleans metro area and have been waiting for 40 years to see our beloved t… Read More »