Big Names, Cool Music Mix at NOLA Jazz & Heritage Festival

Mark your calendar for April 24 through May 3, 2015, because you’re not going to want to miss this: the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Big-name national and local musicians carry on the tradition of Mahalia Jackson and Duke … Continue reading

Quirky Jacques-Imo’s a Top Draw for New Orleans Cuisine

It’s not every restaurant that leads its guests through the kitchen on the way to their table. But Jacques-Imo’s is not like any other restaurant. Its quirky atmosphere is just part of the reason Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast guests … Continue reading

NOLA’s Tennessee Williams Fest Honors Area’s Rich Culture

Top names in literature, theater and culture descend upon New Orleans March 25-29, 2015, to celebrate the power of the written word at the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. The fest has grown over its 29-year existence in both the … Continue reading

NOLA Diners Find Lots to Love at Restaurant Patois

When guests at Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast want recommendations for a cozy neighborhood spot, Restaurant Patois always comes to mind. Its setting is quintessential New Orleans: a pretty once-private home with high ceilings and all the charm one expects … Continue reading