New Orleans Attractions

Cone V2

Cone v2 is an interactive art piece by German
architectural graduates Manuel Kretzer and Hans Sachs. The installation was one of the main attractions at last year´s “Voodoo Experience” Music Festival in New Orleans, USA from Oct. 30 until Nov. 01 2009 (www.thevoodooexperience.com). From mid November until January 2010 the sculpture was further exhibited at the Botanical Gardens of New Orleans.

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What are some good tourists (college students) attractions in new orleans?

Attractions In New Orleans

Attractions In New Orleans

Attractions In New Orleans

It seems as if everything my family use to go to in terms of Attractions In New Orleans is closed like Six Flags. I really can’t find anything that I think would entertain a bunch of college students. We are going down there to volunteer but of course we have to have fun while we are down there helping. What are some happening places that are  Attractions In New Orleans for different age groups? Please take this question seriously, don’t reply with an answer if its not helping.

There’s still tons of Attractions In New Orleans. New Orleans has great shopping and eating. The Attractions In New Orleans are varied, to say nothing of all the great music there is to be heard. The French Quarter shops are mostly open, as are the Warehouse-Arts District and Magazine Street shopping district. And the festival season will kick off Labor Day weekend with Southern Decadence.

Before you go, to get an idea of the Attractions In New Orleans visit the Offbeat or Gambit Weekly web sites and check the entertainment listings for the shows, clubs and festivals that will be going on while you’re there.

http://offbeat.com/

http://www.bestofneworleans.com/

Catch a show by one of New Orleans’ brass bands. Some of the best brass bands are New Birth Brass Band, Rebirth BB, Forgotten Souls BB and Soul Rebels BB. It’s a mix of jazz, funk, hip hop & sometimes r n’ b that’s great for dancing, and truly captures the spirit of the city.

Every Sunday, at Tipitina’s, there’s a Cajun Fais Do Do from 5pm-9pm. If you can, go one evening that features Bruce Daigrepont. His band is one of an elite few that are preserving the true spirit of Cajun music while updating it and making it relevant for a modern audience. Even if you don’t know anything about Cajun music, it’s worth going just to watch everybody dancing and to see this historic club. 501 Napoleon Ave. http://www.tipitinas.com/default.asp

Go to Mid-City Lanes, for bowling, music or both. They have lots of great rock, funk and zydeco shows, and you can bowl even if the band is playing. Geno Delafose, George Porter and Snooks Eaglin are among the best acts that play here pretty regularly. 4133 S. Carrollton Ave.

http://www.rockandbowl.com/CalandarPAGE/calendar2.html

Go on a Haunted New Orleans tour with New Orleans’ greatest tour guide, Robert Florence. His company Historic New Orleans Tours is the best in town. I promise you won’t regret spending a couple hours with him as he tells ghost stories about the city. Tours happen daily, rain or shine. Visit the web site for the full list of available tours.

http://tourneworleans.com/

The Audubon Zoo & Aquarium have reopened

http://www.auduboninstitute.org/site/PageServer

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, a Smithsonian affiliate, has great folk, primitive and outsider art exhibitions.

http://www.ogdenmuseum.org/

Visit Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World. It’s a little bit hokey, but it’s still fun to see the factory where many of the Mardi Gras floats are made and view them up-close.

http://www.mardigrasworld.com/

You could try to catch a Tulane University football game: http://www.tulanegreenwave.com

Eat muffalettas at Central Grocery, 923 Decatur Street.

 

Make sure and contact the Louisiana Tourist commission. They will have a list of the Attractions In New Orleans.

 

Attractions In New Orleans


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 to you it may be exciting. If into the haunted thing look up New Orleans ghost stories. If you find no info on that email me at marielaveau1794@yahoo.com and I can forward you info on haunted places there.


Cone V2

Cone v2 is an interactive art piece by German architectural graduates Manuel Kretzer and Hans Sachs. The installation was one of the main attractions at last year´s “Voodoo Experience” Music Festival in New Orleans, USA from Oct. 30 until Nov. 01 2009 (www.thevoodooexperience.com). From mid November until January 2010 the sculpture was further exhibited at the Botanical Gardens of New Orleans.

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Acme Oyster House, Amazing Any Day!

During the Lenten season abstinence from meat on Fridays is obligatory for all us “good Catholics” in Louisiana and elsewhere. Salt and freshwater species of fish, amphibians, reptiles and shellfish are permitted.  So darn the luck, as Paw-Paw Benoit would say.  What do we in the Bayou State during Lent?  We eat even more seafood! 

 
If you are down in New Orleans during Lent (actually anytime of the year) and you are looking for seafood you have just hit the jackpot.  Some of the best seafood I have ever eaten was served up right here in the Crescent City.  The problem is choosing at which wonderful eatery to pull up a chair or a stool. Fans consistently rank Acme’s oysters, seafood and atmosphere among the best in New Orleans and the country and they get my vote, too.

Acme Oyster House has been around since1910. Louie Armstrong had not even started his first band and the Acme Café was opened on Royal Street in the French Quarter. Acme has long been a staple in the Big Easy restaurant pantry chock a block full of amazing cuisine.  Because a horrible fire in 1924 caused the collapse of the three-story Acme Saloon building, the Café was re-opened as Acme Oyster House around the corner at 724 Iberville in the world famous French Quarter, just off of Bourbon Street.  In addition to the French Quarter location, Acme Oyster Houses are open in Covington, Metairie, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and in Sandestin on the Florida panhandle.

Acme shucked well over 3.6 million fresh oysters in 2008. That’s almost 10,000 oysters a day and doesn’t even include the fried ones.   Its neon sign is a beacon guiding the hungry by the droves. Locals and tourists a-like line up for some of the best New Orleans style seafood around and is a testament to this place in a city renowned for its food. Don’t let the line deter you it moves really fast!  I suggest you order an Abita from the bar and hang tight.  Your seat at a checkered tablecloth covered table is coming right up.

World famous for their ice cold oysters on the half shell, Acme has out done themselves with their version of char-grilled oysters.  Grilled in the shell with garlic, butter and a sprinkling of parmesan cheese this is a treat for even the most oyster opposed of us.  Trust me; I have brought many an anti-oyster visitor over from the dark side by offering this sizzling delicacy on a piece of New Orleans French bread.  Just a side note, when the oyster is gone, dip your bread in the empty shell to get every drop of the buttery ambrosia left in the bottom!  Cést Bon, Cher!

If the oysters won’t tempt you then check out Acme’s impressive menu.  The fried catfish platter and the corn and crab soup may be just the thing for a Lenten supper.  Of course, there is always hot seafood gumbo to chase away the chill of a cool day.  No matter what you order you can’t go wrong. Stand in line at Acme. I promise, they aren’t going anywhere and it is well worth the wait!
 
By Sharon Denise Talbot


At the Tap Gallery

My art exhibition: Remembering, by Jo Mulholland

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Pontchatrain Beach ZephyrJr

This is a video shot the last day the beach was open, before the closure of the park in New Orleans.. I have video of ALL of the attractions, rides, and midways before the park was demolished.. I believe these videos to be the ONLY living record of some of these attractions, and I am publishing them for the first time!

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New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast 03 05 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. %
Tonight
Mar 05
T-Storms Early 49° 40 %
Sun
Mar 06
Sunny 65°/46° 20 %
Mon
Mar 07
Partly Cloudy 68°/59° 10 %
Tue
Mar 08
Partly Cloudy 74°/66° 20 %
Wed
Mar 09
T-Storms 75°/53° 70 %
Thu
Mar 10
Mostly Sunny 64°/48° 10 %
Fri
Mar 11
Sunny 66°/53° 0 %
Sat
Mar 12
Mostly Cloudy 71°/56° 10 %
Sun
Mar 13
Showers 72°/58° 30 %
Mon
Mar 14
Showers 73°/57° 60 %

 Good Morning NOLA!  Can you say “rain, rain, go away”?  Sorry guys, but it’s not going anywhere.  Atleast not until later tonight.  We not only have thunderstorm warnings but we are under a tornado watch too. Temps will drop after the rain rolls through and our low tonight is forty-nine.  The parades rolled anyway the rain came down.  Endymion was moved to tomorrow and will roll with Bacchus.  There is still lots to do, so don’t let a little rain stop you.  I was soaked to the skin but still did my part to line the parade route.  Hot boiled crawfish was my reward after.  Along with a cold Abita Amber I think my day went very well in spite of the rain falling in sheets.  Tomorrow is another day and should be a great one.  I will be “playing” Mardi Gras on the new Nick Cage movie “Medallion” being filed in the Big Easy. It shouldn’t be too much of a stretch for me.

Sharon Denise Talbot

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

New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast


Sunday(9-14-08) NFL Football New Orleans @ Washington Betting Winner!!

Visit http://www.MeatAndPotatoes.com for sports, horse, casino and poker gambling action 24/7/365! Week #2 of the NFL regular season is here and if you like betting money on the games I have a FREE WINNER on this video just for you! If you like to gamble DO NOT miss what I have to say as I am looking to make some BIG MONEY this Sunday if you know what I mean.

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Wyndham La Belle Maison for Jazz Festival and New Orleans Saints Vacation

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Brand-New Stay with Big Easy Spirit. Youll really feel the heart and soul of the Crescent City at the new Wyndham La Belle Maison, located on Gravier Street in the famous Warehouse District, two blocks from the French Quarter. This original Franklin Printing Company landmark will be meticulously restored to assure you a delightful downtown stay, including an eight-story skylight atrium centerpiece, historic Crescent City décor, on-site amenities and much more.

Great care has been taken to preserve the rich architectural style of the famous New Orleans Warehouse District. Creature comforts include our outdoor saltwater spa, as well as indoor delights ranging from vigorous workout area to a relaxing sauna and indoor spa. The resort is just one block from historic Canal Street where the French Quarter awaits to enliven your senses 24 hours a day, providing ample shopping and restaurant choices.

In New Orleans and the French Quarter, the attractions, sights, sounds, activities, food and restaurants and entertainment for visitors are limitless. The French Quarter is the destination for most tourists, and Jackson Square is the heart of the French Quarter, with artists, museums and historical buildings and the Moon Walk, providing a breath-taking view of the Mississippi River. Find information about Mardi Gras, The Jazz & Heritage Festival (Jazz Fest), the Spring Fiesta, riverboat cruises, the French Quarter Festival, Christmas in the Oaks at City Park, and of course, New Year’s Eve at Jackson Square And, at night, the streets are alive with people taking in all of the jazz and music clubs, not to mention Bourbon Street.

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