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

NOLA Southern Food and Beverage Museum a Delicious Treat.

For an educational facility, the Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB) is one tasty venue, offering a cornucopia of exhibits and programs. If you love Southern food—and honestly, who doesn’t—this is a must-stop on any trip to New Orleans. To … Continue reading

Discover New Orleans Through the Louisiana State Museum

Most museums are buildings which house collections of historical importance.  Here in Louisiana, we do things a bit differently!  OUR State Museum isn’t just one building – it is a collection of historical locations throughout the state which hold significant … Continue reading

Jazz National Historical Park, New Orleans Activity

New Orleans unique mix of Spanish, African, American Indian, and European immigrants created a unique environment for the development of jazz music.  The Jazz National Historical Park commemorates this music genre, and is a popular New Orleans activity for guests … Continue reading

World War II Museum’s ‘Beyond All Boundaries’ is beyond spectacular

Just a five-minute ride on the streetcar, the World War II Museum is an easily accessible landmark from the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast. For the past few years, anyone visiting the facility returned with a sense of pride, high emotion and respect for what happened during the era that was WW II. Continue reading