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A Brief History of the Mississippi River

A Brief History of the Mississippi River

September 13, 2012  |  New Orleans

Ahhhh, the mighty Mississippi... To some, the Mississippi River is nothing more than a brown slice of water separating the east bank from the west bank of New Orleans. Its a reason to pay a toll. To others, its been a way of life for hundreds … Read More »

New Orleans History Lesson: Part Two

New Orleans History Lesson: Part Two

July 20, 2012  |  New Orleans

Need a primer on New Orleans’ long and storied past? Experience New Orleans offers a two-part snapshot of what happened where in New Orleans, from the city’s founding to the present-day. Whether you’re a NOLA native or new visitor, … Read More »

New Orleans History Lesson: Part One

New Orleans History Lesson: Part One

July 13, 2012  |  New Orleans

Need a primer on New Orleans’ long and storied past? Experience New Orleans offers a two-part snapshot of what happened where in New Orleans, from the city’s founding to the present-day. Whether you’re a NOLA native or new visitor, … Read More »

Jazz Fest Highlights: Second Weekend

Jazz Fest Highlights: Second Weekend

May 7, 2012  |  New Orleans

The best of the Fest, day by day. Thursday, May 3 The second weekend of Jazz Fest started off with a talent-packed Thursday lineup. Flow Tribe, the Dukes of Dixieland, Ani DiFranco, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and more highly anticipated acts … Read More »

Meet the Carriage House at Maison Dupuy

Meet the Carriage House at Maison Dupuy

March 27, 2012  |  New Orleans

Just when you thought that the Maison Dupuy couldn’t get any better–welcome to the Carriage House. An 1800s cottage tucked behind the hotel, the Maison Dupuy’s Carriage House is the ultimate in French Quarter luxury. The firs… Read More »

St. Patrick's Day in New Orleans

St. Patrick's Day in New Orleans

March 13, 2012  |  New Orleans

It's festival season in New Orleans, and things are about to get even crazier than usual! Here's a convenient primer on the Crescent City's St. Patrick's Day traditions, with a little history thrown in as lagniappe. Whether you… Read More »

Comic Con Was a Blast!

Comic Con Was a Blast!

February 2, 2012  |  New Orleans

This past weekend, I had the chance to visit the New Orleans Comic Con, and I had a fantastic time. I took in the sites and quickly blew through my spending allowance on great finds both for myself and my son. All of the celebrities were out i… Read More »

The 2011-2012 Saints: New Faces, New Facility

The 2011-2012 Saints: New Faces, New Facility

August 15, 2011  |  New Orleans

Another year of the WHO DAT nation’s rise to fame is upon us as the New Orleans Saints kick off another promising season for 2011. The Saints are ready to reestablish themselves as the number one team in the NFL once again, after the heartbr… Read More »

Volunteer at the 2011 Satchmo Summerfest

Volunteer at the 2011 Satchmo Summerfest

July 6, 2011  |  New Orleans

Volunteer Registration Is Now Open! Satchmo Summerfest has officially opened registration for this year's festival. Both individuals and teams are needed. If you are interested in signing up a team, you will need everyone's information … Read More »

Essence Fest 2011 Is Almost Here!

Essence Fest 2011 Is Almost Here!

June 24, 2011  |  New Orleans

Now only a week away, the Essence Music Festival is set to bring the best of both national and local acts, with a strong representation of the commercial sounds of rap, hip-hop, R&B, gospel and the local flavor of brass bands, jazz, and the blues. Th… Read More »