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The Odd Couple: His and Hers

The Odd Couple: His and Hers

November 4, 2017  |  Upcoming Events

This week, we got to witness an interesting experiment in the American theater firsthand – two versions of Neil Simon's The Odd Couple – one featuring male lead characters (Oscar Madison and Felix Unger) and the other female (Oliv… Read More »

A New Orleans November

A New Orleans November

November 1, 2017  |  Upcoming Events

November is one of our all-time favorite times to be in New Orleans. The weather is cool, the humidity is low, and there's nothing better than lounging in courtyards or on balconies sipping cocktails or getting in some holiday shopping in the… Read More »

Fall In Love With These Five Must-See Mansions

Fall In Love With These Five Must-See Mansions

October 1, 2017  |  New Orleans

  Fall is a great time to explore the New Orleans Garden District (the neighborhood between Magazine Street and St. Charles Avenue and Toledano and First streets). The weather is as magnificent as the homes this time of year and the garde… Read More »

Ten Trippy Horror Films & TV Shows Set in New Orleans

Ten Trippy Horror Films & TV Shows Set in New Orleans

September 5, 2017  |  New Orleans

  Halloween in New Orleans – a time when ghosts, witches and vampires come out (on the big screen, of course). So cover the mirrors, hang some garlic around your neck, turn down the lights and hit play. Here are “Ten Trippy Ho… Read More »

Labor Day in New Orleans

Labor Day in New Orleans

August 15, 2017  |  New Orleans

Five Fun Ways to Spend the 3-Day Weekend with Your Family. Princess and Super Hero Party at City Park. Although you wouldn’t know it by the thermostat, summer is coming to an end. Give it the send-off it deserves by heading to New Orl… Read More »

10 Adventures for NonWalkers

10 Adventures for NonWalkers

July 10, 2017  |  New Orleans

Sit Down and Explore New Orleans! When Fats Domino sung about “Walkin’ to New Orleans,” it sounded like a good idea, but what if you’re one of the 40 million Americans with arthritis or back or knee problems? Here are t… Read More »

NOLA Street Names

NOLA Street Names

July 9, 2017  |  New Orleans

How Our Rues Got Their Names.  “They told me to take a streetcar named Desire, and then transfer to one called Cemeteries and ride six blocks and get off at – Elysian Fields!” – Blanche Dubois If you’re lo… Read More »

FestiGals 2017: You Go, Girl!

FestiGals 2017: You Go, Girl!

June 1, 2017  |  Upcoming Events

The Ultimate New Orleans Girlfriend Getaway   This June 22-24, women from all around the country will gather in New Orleans for FestiGals, a celebration of women and New Orleans. Girlfriend, this annual event celebrates, empowers a… Read More »

Bye Bye Birdie

Bye Bye Birdie

May 6, 2017  |  New Orleans

Spring is for Bye Bye Birdie at the Rivertown Theaters. It’s 1958 and rock ‘n roll heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted. Before heading off to serve, his songwriter/agent Albert Peterson and Albert’s secretary/finance Rosie … Read More »

Jazz Fest Guide

Jazz Fest Guide

April 6, 2017  |  New Orleans

A Local’s Guide to New Orleans Jazz Fest By: Abby Sanders, Pelican New Orleans (Cajun Encounters)   You bought your tickets for Nola Jazz Fest 2017 months in advance. You’ve probably already read through the lineup 100 t… Read More »