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The Saints' Impact on New Orleans

The Saints' Impact on New Orleans

February 15, 2007  |  New Orleans

(Adopted from ESPN) NEW ORLEANS -- When it was finally over, a woman walked down Hillary Street and she cried. Her makeup was gone. Her eyes were red and puffy. A few blocks away, a lifelong Saints fan named Stan Gelpi looked up from his empty… Read More »

"Our Saints, Our City, Our Soul"

January 14, 2007  |  New Orleans

The New Orleans Saints' win over the Philadelphia Eagles last night in the Superdome has Saints fans all over the country celebrating. For those of us who live in the New Orleans metro area and have been waiting for 40 years to see our beloved t… Read More »

Take a Caribbean Cruise out of New Orleans!

Take a Caribbean Cruise out of New Orleans!

November 16, 2006  |  New Orleans

Last weekend, thanks to a very thoughtful and generous boss, a group of us had the good fortune of going on Carnival's Fantasy cruise ship's 4 night cruise to Cozumel, Mexico The ship was impressive and comfortable, the foo… Read More »

You know you're from New Orleans when....

You know you're from New Orleans when....

October 18, 2006  |  New Orleans

I usually don't pass on these jokes, but this one has a few funny stereotypes about us New Orleanians... You know you're from New Orleans when.... You reinforce your attic to store Mardi Gras beads. You save newspapers, not … Read More »

Understanding Brocato's

Understanding Brocato's

October 13, 2006  |  New Orleans

"My dad was a hard working man." Those words still resonate whenever I think about Angelo Brocato's Ice Cream parlor which has now reopened after being closed because of You Know What. Speaking was Angelo Brocato Jr. who along w… Read More »

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 »