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Southern Louisiana Christmas Bonfires

November 26, 2016 | Posted in: History
One of Southern Louisiana's favorite holiday traditions is the lighting of the bonfires along the Mississippi River. It is believed to be a tradition brought to our state by... » Read More

Must Do List This Holiday Season!

November 12, 2016 | Posted in: New Orleans
If you plan to spend time in New Orleans around the holidays, here are a few activities we recommend adding to your itinerary: - Ride the St. Charles streetcar in the evening to view the m... » Read More

Laura: A Creole Plantation

November 5, 2016 | Posted in: History
Laura Plantation is distinguished as a "Creole Plantation." You may have seen the word "Creole" in front of a menu item in a New Orleans' restaurant, but the word "... » Read More

Hurricane Katrina Relic Turns Into Historic Monument

October 22, 2016 | Posted in: News
This single story brick home has been a stop on our City and Katrina Tour and our Post Katrina Tour for years and we are not the only ones that think it's an educational piece of history! ... » Read More

Haunted Houmas House

October 13, 2016 | Posted in: History
If you are interested in ghost stories this Halloween, look no further than along the Mississippi River in Southern Louisiana. Besides the plentiful ghost stories in New Orleans' French Qu... » Read More

Support St. Augustine Church at the Treme Fest!

September 30, 2016 | Posted in: Festivals
     Did you know that Treme (the neighborhood, not the tv show!) is home to the oldest African-American parish in the United States? Located just a couple of blocks outside ... » Read More

Red Beans and Rice Mondays

September 19, 2016 | Posted in: Food
If you want to experience New Orleans like a local, eating red beans and rice on a Monday is a must! Red beans and rice is the traditional Monday meal in New Orleans, dating back for hundreds ... » Read More

Visiting New Orleans in September?

September 10, 2016 | Posted in: New Orleans
September is a great month to visit New Orleans! The city is abuzz with kids back in school, football season starting, and the summer heat and humidity finally start to dissipate. Hotel prices are ... » Read More

Labor Day and Southern Decadence!

September 1, 2016 | Posted in: Festivals
Few cities in the world can throw a party to rival those of the Big Easy, and this Labor Day weekend, we will have 5 days in a row of parties in celebration of the LGBT community (and anyone e... » Read More

Progress report - 11 Years Post Katrina

August 29, 2016 | Posted in: News
The week marks the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the storm that flooded 80% of our beloved city of New Orleans, took the lives of 1,833 of its devoted citizens, and caused $151 billion in damage t... » Read More

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