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Visiting New Orleans in September?

September 15, 2017 | Posted in: New Orleans
Although September is technically still hurricane season, which might deter some visitors, here are several reasons TO visit New Orleans in September! 1. It's not as hot and humid as June, ... » Read More


New Orleans' Historic Homes

August 23, 2017 | Posted in: Architecture
New Orleans' architecture, like its food, music, and people, echoes the multicultural influences that make our beautiful city so special. You will notice in visiting the historic parts of our c... » Read More


All Aboard the American Duchess!

August 15, 2017 | Posted in: New Orleans
Yesterday, Monday, August 14th 2017, the newest and arguably best vessel cruising the Mississippi disembarked from the Port of New Orleans on her maiden voyage! The American Duchess is the new... » Read More


Satchmo Summerfest + White Linen Night + Coolinary Month

August 1, 2017 | Posted in: News
This first weekend in August is all about the arts!   Coolinary Month The culinary arts are highlighted all month long in restaurants across the city. With August's "... » Read More


A REAL New Orleans Saint!

July 25, 2017 | Posted in: News
New Orleans is of course home to the Saints football team, but did you know that it is also the home of the (potentially) first New Orleanian to be declared a saint by the Catholic church? &nb... » Read More


Bastille Day FĂȘte Celebrates French Culture and History

July 10, 2017 | Posted in: Festivals
July 14th (commonly known at Bastille Day) marks the eve of the French Revolution. Bastille Day to the French is what the Fourth of July is to the US. New Orleans is the most French city in the U.S... » Read More


The Italian Side of the "French" Quarter

June 27, 2017 | Posted in: History
Some people are surprised to find out that the historical center of New Orleans, the French Quarter, isn't really very French! Though founded by the French, the architecture is mostly infl... » Read More


Algiers Plantation Home Repurposed

June 13, 2017 | Posted in: Architecture
LeBeuf Plantation as it was formerly known is now called "Quarters A." This French Creole style estate is one of the few remaining plantation homes in New Orleans! Most of the origin... » Read More


New Orleans Water Management At Its Finest!

June 3, 2017 | Posted in: New Orleans
The pumping station at the West Closure Complex in Belle Chasse is located just outside the city on the "Westbank" and is recognized as the LARGEST pumping station in the world!! It&... » Read More


OPA! GREEK FEST ON THE BAYOU!

May 24, 2017 | Posted in: News
The annual New Orleans Greek Festival is this Memorial Day weekend on the banks of Bayou St. John and it is one of the most popular festivals we have (and we have A LOT of festivals!). The Gre... » Read More


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