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Krewe of Boo: A Kid Friendly Halloween

Krewe of Boo: A Kid Friendly Halloween

October 12, 2008  |  New Orleans

Looking for a safe, cultural way to spend Halloween this year? Bring the family and everyone you know to the Krewe of Boo parade, the city's first Halloween parade, set to roll downtown October 31st. The parade is also first in New Orlean… Read More »

Experiencing New Orleans' Neighboring Parishes

Experiencing New Orleans' Neighboring Parishes

October 9, 2008  |  New Orleans

New Orleans is the most well-known and most-visited destination in Louisiana, and understandably so! From the restaurants in New Orleans to the festivals to the shops in the French Quarter - there's a lot to do and to experience in the city of… Read More »

Louis Armstrong's New Orleans

Louis Armstrong's New Orleans

August 13, 2008  |  New Orleans

by ERROL LABORDE Were it not for Tad Jones, jazz history would be off by 13 months. Jones was the local jazz researcher who made the discovery that Louis Armstrong was wrong about the date he gave for his birth. Armstrong had claimed he was b… Read More »

Good Time Had by All at

Good Time Had by All at

July 23, 2008  |  New Orleans

By Marica Mackenroth One of the greatest things about living in New Orleans is the abundance of celebration and events. Residents see each and every event as a chance to celebrate their heritage and come together as people. This ye… Read More »

July 4, 1776: The history

July 4, 1776: The history

July 4, 2008  |  New Orleans

by Errol Laborde * July 4th was on a Thursday in 1776 so it would have been a busy day for fishermen who were preparing to bring their catches to the markets in Catholic New Orleans for the next day's meatless Friday. *Louisiana'… Read More »