• New Orleans

    Musicians Revive Spirit in New Orleans

    Most of the New Orleans reconstruction effort has been accomplished by carpenters, plumbers and masons, but as Russ Mitchell reports, musicians have donated their talent and energy into reviving the city. Duration : 0:3:4

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  • New Orleans Attractions

    The Threads of Memory: Spain and the United States (El Hilo de la Memoria: España y los Estados Unidos) In New Orleans

      New Orleans     From May 11 – July 10, the Gulf Coast region will have the unique opportunity to view more than 140 rare documents, maps, illustrations and paintings on loan from Spain that illustrate over 300 years of Spanish influence in the settlement of the United States. Many of these items have never been displayed outside of Spain. The Historic New Orleans Collection will host the traveling exhibition, “The Threads of Memory: Spain and the United States (El Hilo de la Memoria: España y los Estados Unidos),” on the last stop of its U.S. debut before returning overseas.   The survival of these extraordinary materials, selected from…

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  • New Orleans Attractions

    Hot Coffee In Cool New Orleans

    New Orleans Hot coffee and chill surroundings By Written by Charles Duffy III on January 13th, 2011 .3 Few people know that 80% of the coffee in the United States comes through the port of New Orleans. The Big Easy has been and always will be a city that loves it’s coffee. It has been rumored that the coffee break was invented in New Orleans! So to do a review of a coffee shop should come as no surprise. Of the dozen from which I could choose I thought I would review the very place in which I am currently sitting: Flora’s. Flora’s resides in the Marigny on the corner…

  • Bourbon Street

    I am 21 years old but my boyfriend is only 19, can he get into any places on bourbon street beside the dungeon?

    he also looks very young, but he does have 2 forms of ID… though i’m wondering if it’s even worth it for us to go if he won’t get in anywhere. mostly i am wondering if he will get into bourbon cowboy. if there are other places he can get into can you mention those too? thanks! Yall are boyfriend – girlfriend, not husband and wife, so he won’t be able to be served any alcohol. Guess you gotta wait until he is 21 too!

  • New Orleans,  New Orleans Attractions,  NOLA Life

    A Pirates Look at NOLA

    Rewind to 1977: I was sitting in the back of geometry class with the newest Fern Michaels paperback stuck in my text book.  I have always been an avid reader and in those teenage days much preferred romantic fiction to any type of math. (Actually, I still do.) On this day I had an empowering revelation and it wasn’t about how to find the area of a triangle.   The historical female lead in this book was not the boringly typical simpering, swooning maid.  She didn’t wring her hands and wait to be rescued.   This particular lady kicked ass and took names all on her own.  Since I was never one…