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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

Wednesday at the Square starts March 2nd!

March 1, 2016 | Posted in: Festivals
New Orleans has a festival for everything and our beautiful spring weather is a good reason to have a festival every week! Check out Wednesday at the Square, a midweek fest at Lafayette Square, sta... » Read More

Our favorite French immigrant is living the American dream!

February 17, 2016 | Posted in: History
Here is a good read we dug up from the archives. Isabelle Cossart, owner of Tours by Isabelle is featured in a New Orleans magazine from 1999! (Sadly, this visitor entertainment guide is no lo... » Read More

Grease, Music, Pretty Ladies, & Celebrities!

February 3, 2016 | Posted in: News
This Friday is the 46th Annual Greasing of the Poles Ceremony, a favorite carnival tradition! The Royal Sonesta hotel has historically oiled up their balcony poles to deter overly zealous reve... » Read More

Krewe du Vieux this weekend!

January 21, 2016 | Posted in: New Orleans
 Krewe du Vieux Parade Route Well, it's that time of year again. Houses, trees, tourists. and locals alike will be adorned in colorful plastic jewlery. The beads, the balls, the beer, ... » Read More

Bonnet Carre Spillway Opening Sunday

January 8, 2016 | Posted in: News
We have been getting quite a few concerned tourists calling and wondering if New Orleans will flood due to the swelling of the Mississippi River. We want all of our customers to rest assured t... » Read More

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