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What is a bar you can get into at 19 in the french quarter?

My husband and i have grown up in louisiana.I have been to the french quarter often but not the bars because i am only 19.My husband turned 21 the day he shipped off to south carolina for basic training . I am 2yrs younger. We both want to go to at least one bar in the french quarter before we ship off to germany for his first duty station.Any help is appreciated.

Under Louisiana state law:

Underage Consumption of Alcohol
Consumption is prohibited WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTION(S):
• private residence
• OR parent/guardian presence and consent
• OR legal-age spouse
• one or more specified religious, educational, or medical purposes

Furnishing of Alcohol to Minors
Furnishing is prohibited WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTION(S):
• parent/guardian
• OR legal-age spouse

That does not obligate a bar to serve you, as a business reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. However, should the bar choose to do so, there is no violation of the law by you or the bar as long as you are accompanied by a legal-age spouse.

What is the best way to get from New Orleans Airport to the French Quarter?

Hi I am visiting New Orleans for the first time in April. My flight lands at 6pm in the evening and I am staying in the French Quarter. What is the quickest and most cost effective way of getting there and how long will it take?
many Thanks,

Other than renting a car your choices are (most convenient to least convenient):

Taxi: About $30 for 1 or 2 people
Shuttle: $15 per person
Public bus: About $2, plus a short taxi ride after you get to the city center.

If it was me and I was by myself I would take the shuttle. I would take a taxi if I was traveling with someone.

Romantic Getaway To New Orleans

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The pretty, wonderful architecture, the gigantic choice of restaurants , the strains of music in the air will all total up to make an enchanting vacation for you and also your loved one. If you are planning for that never-forgotten honeymoon, an escapade for Valentine’s Day, or an imminent anniversary – there’s a travel journey that will meet whatever wants you have. If you would like to travel a little bit south, another amazing place to contribute to your pleasure is the romantic city of New Orleans. This may end up being the ideal destination for a honeymoon vacation. They offer lots of packages too.

You can enjoy riding horse drawn carriages or a Segue for a fair cost. But before you leap onto that bandwagon it is great that you follow these steps to make that romantic vacation as smooth as practical. Before you hop on that carriage, grab a Hurricane, a local New Orleans drink or some beignets to go . Giving is as rewarding as receiving. You do not have to hitch a serious price tag to picture value but do place a significant amount of thoughtfulness to show how strongly you care. When you give or send a present to somebody, you are presenting them with an expression of yourself.

Many have different concepts of what the vacation season in New Orleans is like. But regardless of how various each person’s opinion might be the common thread is, everybody likes to receive a New Orleans vacation as a thoughtful present. Why don’t you give your other half  or a special someone a passionate vacation present by visiting New Orleans soon. Each day and evening the New Orleans French Quarter is alive with fun and romance, where couples can dance till dawn after a luxurious dinner.

My colleague’s comment opened my eyes to how other folks were experiencing the Big Easy. While I could appreciate the pretty setting, fantastic accommodations, friendly service and great food, most of my concentration was on attending meeting sessions in New Orleans, interviewing the speakers, writing and emailing my stories in time to meet cut off dates. For the subsequent couple of minutes, we counted the amount of couples holding hands or smooching in corners of this fantastic city.

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Studio 13 Miracle & Healing Center.
Studio 13 Miracle & Healing Center is New Orleans Most Personal Workout Studio, and our mission is to provide you with the best customer service, quality equipment, fun and exciting group exercise classes, state of the art personal training and other resources necessary to get you the results you want; lose weight, reduce stress and attain overall health and wellness of mind, body and spirit.

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Arlo Guthrie to Play the New New Orleans New Year Celebration in Jackson Square

New Orleans New Year Celebration

Here is a press release from 2005, when Arlo Guthrie played a New Year’s Eve gig in New Orleans. New Orleans has always attracted musicians from all over the world.

Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 30, 2005

Showcasing the soul and spirit of the Crescent City, the Countdown Club presents the 2005 New New Orleans New Year Celebration sponsored by Glazer’s Companies of Louisiana and Pyrotecnico of Louisiana at Jackson Square on Decatur Street, Saturday, December 31, 2005. For information call (985) 630-4604 or log on to

Arlo Guthrie & Friends arrived in New Orleans on December 16 to play two benefit concerts at Tipitina’s on the Amtrak City of New Orleans train. Arlo and musical friends had performed benefit concerts along the train’s route starting in Chicago and riding down to New Orleans raising thousands of dollars for small clubs and musicians to get them the “gear” they need get up and running. Arlo’s idea of helping to rebuild the infrastructure of the city’s music scene caught attention and support from across the United States and around the world. Arlo was the first artist to make a hit of Steve Goodman’s song, “City of New Orleans.” The Countdown Club extended an invitation then and there to Arlo to come back for the New Year’s celebration.

Finishing touches are being made to the gumbo pot that will ascend a pole to signal the midnight hour and launch a barrage of fireworks over the Mississippi River for the New New Orleans New Year celebration in the French Quarter. “ I think I can say without a doubt that New Orleans will be the only city in the world to drop a gumbo pot,” says Brian Kern of Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World and Vice President of the Crescent City Countdown Club.

Produced by the Crescent City Countdown Club, festivities will begin at 8 p.m. in traditional New Orleans style with the Coolbone Brass Band, followed by Vivaz from 8:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Arlo Guthrie will take the stage to perform his hit “City of New Orleans” and other favorites at 9:45 p.m. At 10:30 p.m. Louisiana LeRoux will play up to the midnight hour.

All eyes will then be cast to the top of the Jax Brewhouse Condominiums for the gumbo pot drop as a barrage of fireworks blankets the sky over the Mississippi River. Choreographed to music by New Orleans musicians, the exquisite “Symphony in the Sky” will be simulcast live on Magic 101.9 FM and WWL 870 AM and heard in 38 states across the U.S.

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New Orleans New Year Celebration

For information or to schedule an interview with Arlo please contact Cash Edwards, Music Services, 512/294-3126.

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New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast 02 22 11

New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast

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Welcome to the Who Dat? Do Dat! New Orleans weather 10 day forecast! This is your New Orleans weather 10 day forecast. It will be updated daily. The New Orleans weather 10 day forecast is a valuable tool for planning all of your New Orleans outings. While you are here in NOLA there are plenty of people to see, places to go and things to do and the New Orleans weather 10 day forecast will come in very handy. The weather in New Orleans changes day to day. This is because of the city’s proximity to water. This is one of the reasons the New Orleans weather 10 day forecast is so valuable if you are traveling to New Orleans. Don’t miss any of them. Make sure you are not caught unawares. Be prepared for the Louisiana weather changes. Quick and convenient, just check here before you make your plans for the day! 

High /
Low (°F)
Precip. %
Feb 22
AM Clouds / PM Sun 72°/59° 20 %
Feb 23
Partly Cloudy 72°/62° 20 %
Feb 24
Partly Cloudy 75°/62° 20 %
Feb 25
Isolated T-Storms 73°/53° 30 %
Feb 26
Partly Cloudy 72°/60° 10 %
Feb 27
Partly Cloudy 71°/62° 20 %
Feb 28
Scattered T-Storms 73°/49° 40 %
Mar 01
Sunny 67°/48° 0 %
Mar 02
Sunny 66°/49° 0 %
Mar 03
AM Clouds / PM Sun 66°/47° 20 %

 Good Morning NOLA!  We are waking up to another spring like day today.  Cloudy but warm, with our high at seventy-two or so.  The days have been abosolutely fabulous with slightly cooler temperatures in the evening.  Last night was perfect with a cool breeze off the river as I walked to Canal Place for an early feature of the King’s Speech with friends.  Afterwards we took  a quick car ride to Chickie Wah Wah’s to catch John Cleary.  All I can say is “wow”.  There is no rain in the forecast until Friday and then only isolated showers.  This is wonderful news for all those Mardi Gras visitors in and around the city, as well as for locals too.  I’m sure this wonderful weather will attract more people to come on down to the Big Easy.  I have another fun filled French Quarter day planned for myself.  A little business and a little pleasure, you can’t ask for much more than that. 

Sharon Denise Talbot

Don’ t forget to check back tomorrow for your New Orleans weather 10 day forecast.

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Chris Paul Wireless

New Orleans Hornets Superstar Chris Paul gives us an inside look at a Hornets practice as he tries to prove that he is back from injury.

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What can we do on our vacation to Louisiana (other than visit plantations & the French Quarter)?

We’ve already been to many of the plantations & to the French Quarter several times. My husband’s family is Cajun & they live there, but I like to do at least one fun, touristy thing each time we go. What else is cool to see & do in Louisiana?

i know the aquarium of the americans is there..i havent been there since i was little so i dont know about price or anything

“Big Mama Sunshine” in the French Quarter, New Orleans


She was entertaining people in the French Quarter. She charged me $2.00 to record her performance.

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How safe is the French Quarter to travel right now?

Please be honest! We were told by tourist business that all was fine etc. We are talking about the safety of 3 women traveling for business, but want to tour the French Market area.
( not Bourbon or nightclubs)

What type of crime is taking place, whom is being targeted, and where should we avoid if we do decide to visit.

Yes, ladies the French Quarter is very safe. I would just not plan on being out by yourselves after 11pm. Just stay to the well-lit, well-traveled streets and you will be fine. Most of the crime that is occurring happens between the hours of 11pm and 6am, and nearly all of it is drug-related in the black or formerly black neighborhoods. Tourists ARE NOT targets unless you make yourself one by doing something stupid, like walking along a dark, unpopulated street after midnight, drunk. New Orleans is no different than anywhere else — use some common sense and don’t carry a large purse or a lot of cash with you, and don’t flash a wad of cash in public. Leave your expensive jewelry at home. When you come to town, change into some casual clothes and comfortable shoes before you go exploring the French Quarter, and get a copy of The Times-Picayune, the New Orleans paper, to carry with you, so you look like a local.
The downtown area is pretty safe, too. Again, for comfort and safety, I would advise casual clothes and tennis shoes for walking, NOT a business suit and high heels.
The French Market is part of the French Quarter and is also quite safe. All the stores in that area close after dark. The only place open near the French Market after dark is Cafe Du Monde, for beignets and cafe au lait.
There is plenty to see and do and places to eat in the French Quarter/Market area. Jackson Square is also safe early in the evening.
You really don’t have anything to be worried about, just be sensible. The only areas I would suggest avoiding in the Quarter would be–don’t venture above Dauphine Street (toward Rampart Street) or past Saint Ann Street (toward Esplanade Ave.) after dark.
Public transit is also safe to use.
Do take some time to take a tour or two if you can, like a riverboat cruise, city tour, swamp tour, or visit one of our many museums. Let me know if you want more info on sightseeing.

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