• New Orleans

    Jazzing Up Your Advocacy Efforts: Lessons From New Orleans

    Long time readers of the tipsheet know that the guru and her husband often go to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. If you aren’t sure what that is, check out www.nojazzfest.com. If you want to know what others are doing in New Orleans check out the webcam at Tropical Isle on Bourbon Street anytime after 6:00pm or so… As usual, in the midst of three days of fun, frivolity and fantabulous jazz I, of course, got to thinking about advocacy. I mean, wouldn’t you? And this wasn’t just in a daiquiri-induced haze while wandering around the French Quarter. No, in fact, I was struck by the similarities between…

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  • New Orleans Attractions

    New Orleans, Louisiana by Erik Hastings

    New Orleans Travel Show Live Host Erik Hastings tours New Orleans, Louisiana, one of America’s most sensual destinations, rich with history, culture, architecture, cuisine, music, and 24-hour entertainment. The French Quarter, Arts District, Garden District, Riverfront, and Downtown, are open for business and going strong with great attractions and values for visitors.   New Orleans The Crescent City   The history of New Orleans, Louisiana traces the city’s development from its founding by the French, through its period under Spanish control, then back to French rule before being sold to the United States in the Louisiana Purchase. It has been one of the most important cities in the South for…

  • Music,  New Orleans Attractions

    New Orleans French Quarter Jazz-Blues Musicians

    New Orleans French Quarter   New Orleans French Quarter Musicians Grampa Elliot and Dorise Blackmon video taken in the French Quarter March 30, 2007 … GO GRAMPA GO!!! The New Orleans French Quarter is full of amazing and interesting people. Duration : <strong>0:2:47</strong> <!–more–> [youtube hMZhGEXSZyo] Grampa Elliot and Dorise Blackmon video taken in the French Quarter March 30, 2007 … GO GRAMPA GO!!! Duration : 0:2:47

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  • New Orleans

    Benuzzi Maserati MC12 at Ferrari French Quarter Classic 2007

    Dario Benuzzi performs like crazy at the Ferrari French Quarter Classic 2007. Dario Benuzzi is the legendary Ferrai Test Pilot, who has been developing all the Ferrari Cars for the last decades, including Enzo, FXX, 430, 599, scuderia. Benuzzi Is also known as the: “King of Fiorano”, the Ferrari Test track, and some say that in production cars he is still faster than Michael Schumacher. This is the first public exhibition, not directly organized by Ferrari, that Dario Benuzzi ever attended! The event i orgazined by Franco Valobra, the famous Jeweler with stores in Torino, Italy, Houston, Texas, and New Orleans, Louisiana. Other Ferrari factory attended the event, namely Vito…

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  • NOLA Life

    Is Copeland’s Social City completely trendy?

    Or is it socially acceptable to be seen there if you’re in your 30’s? My mom lives in NOLA and when I visit, I always want to get a scoop f cheesecake from Copeland’s. I love the decor and the menu, but I wanted to know if it’s just a tourist trap Copeland’s kicks butt if you ask me. I always go their with my friends. My favorite is the chicken parmesean and the cheesecake totally rox my sox. I live in Cut Off, LA.