People To See, Places To Go, Things To Do In NOLA (New Orleans, LA)

Archive for June 16, 2017

How about making New Orleans the new "Venice?"?

That city has the potential of being the biggest tourist attraction in the U.S. We could save the Army Corps of Engineers a lot of headaches by just letting Mother Nature have her way and flood the streets; making Canal Street a truism. Two hundred years from now, you’d have people sitting in a bar…

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Leah’s Pralines, French Quarter, New Orleans, WSJ

Elna Stokes, owner of Leah’s Pralines in the French Quarter neighborhood in New Orleans, talks about how her small business is doing in a Post-Katrina world, with tourism down and an economic recession in play. She tells us what she’s done to make sure her handmade praline confections survive for another 75 years. ……

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How busy are restaurants in New Orleans during the summer?

I’m thinking of temporarily relocating to New Orleans for the summer and I work as a server, would it be worth it financially? I could transfer to a restaurant in my company in the French Quarter. Summer (particularly July & August) is low season for tourism in New Orleans. However, business is not equal across…

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