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

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

Mardi Gras in Nola: The Best Valentine’s Gift of All!

Give your sweetie the gift of a lifetime, Mardi Gras in New Orleans! Mardi Gras 2015 runs from February 6-17, and rooms are going fast, so book yours today. Call Joe or Bebe at Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast (800-490-8542) … Continue reading

NOLA celebrates 2015 Bicentennial Battle of New Orleans

History buffs and New Orleans devotees alike will want to head to the Crescent City January 6-8, 2015 for celebrations saluting the 200th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans, the final and decisive battle in the War of 1812. … Continue reading

It’s Parades and Wild Times at Mardi Gras New Orleans 2015

In New Orleans, a city known for great times, Mardi Gras is the knock-out party of the year, with multiple days of parades, music and raucous fun, culminating on Fat Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Now’s the time to start planning … Continue reading

New Orleans Holiday Events add the Merry to Christmas!

No other American city does Christmas season like New Orleans. With its unique traditions and events, you’ll find so many choices, you may just need to plan more than a weekend visit (Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast can help you … Continue reading

Food, Football & Fun. Thanksgiving NOLA Style!

Turkey Day festivities in the Crescent City start early and, fitting a city that loves its parties, end a few days later. In between, visitors will be treated to great food, a fun parade, races and one of the greatest … Continue reading