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    New Orleans Hotel Monteleone Celebrates Monte’s Birthday with Gumbo, Hugo And Friends

    New Orleans     It’s a Party for Monte the Lion and You’re Invited! Hotel Monteleone celebrates Monte’s birthday with Gumbo, Hugo and friends   New Orleans, LA (May 9, 2011) – Monte the Lion, a friendly mountain lion and the official mascot for the Hotel Monteleone, is having a birthday party with his local mascot friends on Saturday, June 11 from 10am – noon and is inviting all children and families to join in on the fun!   Monte the Lion is one of the most loved – and most cuddly – members of the Hotel Monteleone family. Children attending the party will have the chance to take pictures…

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    We Are An Elderly Couple Going To New Orleans And Want To Know Which Tour Groups Are The Best/?

     Tours and New Orleans go hand in hand.  On any given day you can spot numerous tour groups on most streets.  There is a tour for everyone so whether you want history or thrills, fact or fiction, walking or riding, New Orleans tours can accomandate you.     The question was”Which tour groups are the best?  Does any of them pick up at the hotels? Which attractions are the best?”.  Wow, how do you answer that?  It has been suggested that Grey Line is the best overall tour company in New Orleans. They pick-up at most hotels, but you have to check with them to be certain. The much touted…

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    New Orleans Jazz?

    My friend and I are planning a trip to New Orleans during the summer. Our main attraction, and primary reason for going to New Orleans in particular, is Jazz music. We are both seventeen years old currently. Is there any well known shows which would be available to individuals of all ages? Could you please recommend some shows or events in particular? Please list the prices for any events listed. I’d prefer answers from people in the area who are familiar with the "jazz" scene. Thanks The Palm Court restaurant is in the French Quarter and you can get in at age 17. There is no cover because it is…

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    Yo Mama!

    Just off of Bourbon Street, a couple of doors down at 727 St. Peter is the coolest little pit stop with the best jukebox in the Quarter.  Yo Mama’s Bar and Grill is home to ice cold Abita and other beers and cocktails that hit the spot on a Vieux Carre’ cruise. Jumbo burgers piled with your choice of extras like bacon, mushrooms, cheddar and peanut butter (I kid you not) are mouthwateringly juicy.  A burger order includes an oversized loaded baked potato. You lightweights better share with a friend.  You will never finish this mountain of food alone. This time of year there is also spicy hot boiled crawfish. Good stuff!…

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    I am visiting New Orleans and want to know about exciting things to do?

    Hello All, I am visiting New Orleans in January 2009 and would like to know where are the hot spots? Are there any great restaurants, night clubs or other tourist attractions to try out? I will be coming with my job so it would definitely be after 5-6pm outings. Thanks There is a restaurant on the corner of Conti and Bourbon called Ole New Awlins Cookery. I used to live in Baton Rouge area and have actually driven to New Orleans just to eat at this restaurant. I highly recommend the BBQ Shrimp. As for the haunted tours, they give a lot of false information but if that doesn’t matter…

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    French Quarter Suites and the New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    If you are looking for some place to stay in the heart of things then this post offers a great choice. There are additional links to resources for staying and playing in New Orleans.     On thing to learn when traveling to New Orleans is that the hidden places many times are the best places. The French Quarter Suites and the New Orleans Courtyard Hotel are a prime example. The French Quarter Suites and the New Orleans Courtyard Hotel are hidden behind beautiful garden walls and amazing antique shutters. This is an Urban Oasis that exudes European charm with New World amenities. meets French Quarter Suites Hotel invites you to…

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    2015 Red Dress Run in New Orleans

    Have you ever wanted to put on a red dress and run around in New Orleans drinking and partying? Then make sure you sign up for the 2015 Red Dress Run. You must be 21 and wear some version of a red dress but it doesn’t matter if you are a guy or a girl. Just another way to have fun and raise money for charity in the Big Easy. Mark your calendar because registration is now open! Yes you can now register for the 2015 Red Dress Run! For those of you unfamiliar with this phenomenon once a year the New Orleans French Quarter is overrun with people in…

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