Across the country, you’ll find families trick-or-treating, adults (and some kids) attending parties, and all the “normal” holiday activities. Here in NOLA? Well it’s a little bit different, especially if you are staying at a New Orleans Bed and Breakfast! Why? Because a New Orleans Halloween comes in a close second to Mardi Gras for [...]
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May 7, 2010
The BP oil spill has a lot of people up in arms, especially the residents of New Orleans. And with good reason. According to reports, the spill hit shoreline early last Friday morning.
December 25, 2009
A recent study ranks Louisiana as the happiest state in the U.S. Researchers’ findings resulted from the synthesis of two data sets: participants’ self-reported well being and another data set that took into account a state’s weather, home prices, and other factors that would point to a satisfactorily lifestyle.
December 12, 2009
With a slew of blockbuster hits that keep on coming, it seems Hollywood has gone gaga for the Big Easy.
September 22, 2009
With its eight layered decadence sure to qualm any sweet tooth, the Doberge (pronounced Do-bash) cake has made a definite mark on New Orleans. Tantalizing taste buds for so many years, it’s natural to wonder who is responsible for all the indulgence.
September 1, 2009
So you’ve ridden the St. Charles Streetcar, lived it up in the French Quarter, and eaten enough gumbo to fill a family of four and are now left wondering what facets of New Orleans you haven’t mastered. Do not fret: simply read on for informative tidbits about this cultural playground you may not have known.
August 27, 2009
If your last stay at a major hotel was anything like my last stay, it left much more to be desired. For starters, the price to quality ratio was off kilter, the décor reminiscent of summer at grandmothers, and what is with the extreme sheet tucking?
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