Make plans now to attend the Satchmo SummerFest, one of NOLA’s most popular and successful events! This year’s Festival runs from August 2, 2012 through August 5, 2012 at the Old U.S. Mint just an easy streetcar ride and a few minutes’ walk from our New Orleans bed and breakfast location. Some call this the […]
May 29, 2012
April 3, 2012
In 1970, Mahalia Jackson and Duke Ellington took part in a spontaneous jazz parade during the Louisiana Heritage Fair, and the NOLA Jazz Fest was born! April 27- May 6, 2012 marks the 43rd annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, commemorating the unique spirit of Jazz and Louisiana heritage during this annual event. What […]
February 6, 2012
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 at the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast. A Museum and Performance venue created in 1994 […]
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.