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Summertime in NOLA

June 22, 2016 | Posted in: New Orleans
The Crescent City is heating up and though the steamy air isn't very pleasant feeling, the festivities continue all year long! Here are some special events not to be missed in your vacation pla... » Read More

Duckweed, a swampy phenomenon!

June 8, 2016 | Posted in: History
This beautiful (and useful!) carpet-like green cover floating on the bayou is the smallest plant in the fern family, its common name is duckweed, its botanical name is Lemnacae It is the ... » Read More

Memorial Day Service at the WWII Museum

May 29, 2016 | Posted in: News
The National WWII Museum celebrate the teamwork, optimism, courage, and sacrifices of the men and women who fought on the battlefront and served on the homefront in the "war that changed the world." ... » Read More

Bayou Boogaloo this weekend!

May 19, 2016 | Posted in: Festivals
Another FREE festival this weekend! Bayou Boogaloo which is being set up for the next 3 days on the banks of Bayou St. John will feature culinary delights of New Orleans' Mid City restaura... » Read More

What Is It About New Orleans?

May 9, 2016 | Posted in: New Orleans
What Is It About New Orleans? In short, New Orleans has everything to make life worth living and improve quality of life; eating, drinking, music, and merry making. All places in the U.S. have the... » Read More


April 29, 2016 | Posted in: New Orleans
  It's the last weekend of Jazz fest, but even if you can't make it to the festival, you should be sure to check out the "after parties" all around the city. There w... » Read More

Jazz Fest - advice from a local

April 16, 2016 | Posted in: Festivals
If you are visiting New Orleans over the next two weeks and planning to attend Jazz Fest at least one of the days, these tips are for you: 1. Skip breakfast and try as much of the food as you can! ... » Read More

French Quarter Festival this weekend!

April 6, 2016 | Posted in: Festivals
The 33rd annual French Quarter Fest is here! What a great event for visitors and natives of New Orleans! This local festival was established in 1983 and had its first year in action in 1984. S... » Read More

Congo Square and Jazz Heritage

March 24, 2016 | Posted in: History
Jazz and Heritage Festival is less than a month away and has gotten bigger than ever. This event now attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors to New Orleans but had its humble beginnings in ... » Read More

Rainy Day Activity: Cajun Bayou Tour!

March 11, 2016 | Posted in: Tours
A boat ride may not be your first thought of what to do on a rainy day. But even on a rainy spring day, the Bayou Boeuf swamp can be a peaceful and beautiful place... and how nice to see ... » Read More

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