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Ditch the men. This NOLA trip is for girls only

Ditch the men. This NOLA trip is for girls only

September 12, 2013  |  New Orleans

No kids. No men. No parents. No stress. That’s what a girlfriends getaway is all about. New Orleans is one of the best places for girls just to be girls, but we frequently get asked for recommendations on what to do in the city on a… Read More »

The Family Friendly Side of New Orleans

The Family Friendly Side of New Orleans

September 4, 2013  |  New Orleans

Too often people think that New Orleans is strictly a city for the adults. The truth is that it can be a very family friendly with the makings of a vacation getaway that kids from age 2 to 102 will love. With its many lush green parks, historic sight… Read More »

September 2013 things to do

September 2013 things to do

August 28, 2013  |  New Orleans

September isn’t as well-known as its brother and sister months, but it’s a great time to be in New Orleans. The weather is a little bit more agreeable and crowds are on the mild side. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that there’s… Read More »

Navigating New Orleans farmers markets

Navigating New Orleans farmers markets

August 26, 2013  |  New Orleans

Farmers markets are popular in New Orleans, and there are plenty of them. The trick is knowing about them, when they happen, where they take place, and how they differ. Here’s a list of farmers markets in New Orleans proper, and wha… Read More »

The Best Deals in New Orleans Right Now

The Best Deals in New Orleans Right Now

August 23, 2013  |  New Orleans

As the end of summer nears, it’s time to get out and do all of the things you said you were going to do this summer, but never actually did. Yes, you know who you are. “We’ll go to the zoo this summer!” or “We’l… Read More »

New Orleans and its coffee

New Orleans and its coffee

August 19, 2013  |  New Orleans

This probably isn’t big news to anyone that’s ever lived in or visited New Orleans, but Travel + Leisure named New Orleans the third best city in the United States for coffee. The Crescent City landed in the number three slot,… Read More »

New Orleans and its rum

New Orleans and its rum

August 16, 2013  |  New Orleans

New Orleans has a long standing relationship with its rum. The history dates back to when the French still controlled the region and while they were looking to turn a profit on their investment they discovered that sugarcane distilled into rum cou… Read More »

The color red takes over New Orleans

The color red takes over New Orleans

August 13, 2013  |  New Orleans

Yes, the New Orleans Red Dress Run has come and gone, but we thought we'd share a couple of pictures from this past weekend anyway. In case you missed it, the Red Dress Run is an annual event where participants eat, drink, run and, of cour… Read More »

Le Petit Theatre is back and better than ever

Le Petit Theatre is back and better than ever

July 23, 2013  |  New Orleans

Le Petit Theatre had seen better days. “The building was badly in need of repair,” board member Kathleen Van Horn said. “We had a lot of termite damage, and the building was not up to code in most ways.” T… Read More »

Why you should walk down Magazine Street

Why you should walk down Magazine Street

July 17, 2013  |  New Orleans

The French Quarter is always a popular place for people to visit when they’re in town, and with good reason. There’s a lot to do there – Bourbon St., cemeteries, live music, good food.  You can spend an entire weekend in … Read More »