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Harrah's Casino: Another reason to visit

Harrah's Casino: Another reason to visit

September 22, 2006  |  New Orleans

Last night I had the great fortune to be invited to the opening celebration of the new Harrah's Hotel and Fulton Street Celebration. Not only was it one of the best parties I have ever attended, it was so exciting to be among the first to see … Read More »

New Happenings at the Foot of Canal Street

New Happenings at the Foot of Canal Street

September 5, 2006  |  New Orleans

My wife and I decided to see the acclaimed IMAX movie, "Hurricane on the Bayou" this weekend. On our way there we stopped in Canal Place to make our regular stop at Starbuck's Coffee, and do a little window shopping. We were happy to see that Sak… Read More »

Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

August 28, 2006  |  New Orleans

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers to help rebuild New Orleans! New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity is a volunteer-driven organization. Working side-by-side with the family who will live in the house, volunteers… Read More »

Katrina: A Year in Remembrance

Katrina: A Year in Remembrance

August 24, 2006  |  New Orleans

As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, newspaper articles and documentaries on television will bring back the vivid memories of how New Orleans was devastated by the worst natural disaster in US History. We will be remi… Read More »

Andreas: A Great Dining Experience

Andreas: A Great Dining Experience

August 23, 2006  |  New Orleans

This past Saturday night my wife and I had dinner with good friends at Andreas Restaurant in Metairie. I've enjoyed great meals there before but, in this post-Katrina world, I now have a greater appreciation for extra special experiences and r… Read More »

Dungeness Crabs and The IMPROV at Harrah's!

Dungeness Crabs and The IMPROV at Harrah's!

August 9, 2006  |  New Orleans

This past Friday night, my wife and I went to Harrah's with friends for dinner and to attend the IMPROV comedy show. Friday night at Harrah's for dinner is very popular because it's "Dungeness Crab" night. We met at 6 pm… Read More »

Katrina FAQs

Katrina FAQs

August 1, 2006  |  New Orleans

Your site says that New Orleans is open for business...what about the hurricane? Didn't it destroy most of New Orleans? Everyone in New Orleans has been or knows someone who has been affected in some way but no, Katrina did not destroy most of… Read More »

$1.50 Chocolate Snowball Please!

$1.50 Chocolate Snowball Please!

July 27, 2006  |  New Orleans

Several nights a week, my wife and I cool off with a snowball from Casey's on West Esplanade in Metairie! Many nights, it's the meeting place for several of our friends.Snowballs are a tradition for locals all around the New Orleans area. F… Read More »

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 »