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When Looking for New Orleans Hotels Try the Bienville House

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New Orleans Hotels Bienville House

There are many New Orleans Hotels but for a Boutique Hotel in the very heart of New Orleans there is one that holds a higher standard, The Bienville House on the edge of the French Quarter. It is a very distinctive property with style and grace.

The Bienville House has all of the unique elegance of a French Quarter Manor, it is unique in the New Orleans Hotels. A crystal blue pool is surrounded by a flagstone courtyard and is overlooked by many of the room’s wrought iron balconies. There are four sundecks for you to relax and savor the ambience.

This lovely hotel started as a grain warehouse but it has gone through many manifestations since then to become the boutique hotel it is today the queen of New Orleans Hotels.

In the beginning it was Planter’s Rice Mill, then Thompson’s Rice Mill and Southern Syrup Manufacturing. Then, in 1985, the building was completely transformed into the North American Hotel. The original advertising stated it was a delightful summer residence for Ladies and Gentlemen. Unfortunately the hotels owners went their separate ways and the building was divided into a boarder’s hotel and a fire house. Then it was converted to 20 luxury apartments and started the rival of Decatur Street. In 1972, after surviving a fire from across the street, it was purchased by the Monteleone Family.

The location of the Bienville hotel on Decatur Street mixes the old and new of the charming French Quarter. With its lovely wrought iron balconies this intimate property is the closest to the French Quarter and therefore many attractions are close by. Some of them include Aquarium of the Americas, Canal Place Shopping Center (including Saks Fifth Avenue and Brooks Brothers), Woldenberg Park, IMAX Theater and the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. From this New Orleans hotel you can be spellbound by the stars at the Hard Rock Café while still enjoying the historic French quarter with it’s many famous eateries and scenery.

From this splendid location you can find antique shops, New Orleans’s signature Jazz Clubs, famous restaurants, beautiful historic buildings, voodoo shops, museums, the wharf and more. Just blocks from the exciting 24 hour Bourbon Street, you can find spectacular antiques and art galleries on Royal Street.

AAA has awarded it the coveted Three Diamond title and the Bienville is a member of the Historic Hotels of America. This boutique hotel consistently works hard to go beyond the standards that are demanded of that title.

They have a restaurant, the Louisiana Heritage Café that also serves as a school of cooking. In its casual setting it offers seafood, pasta, soup and salads in the New Orleans tradition. Some of Chef Faroldi’s dishes include Seafood Beignets with Remoulade Sauce, Blackened Catfish topped with Crawfish Etouffée and the famous “Rajun Cajun” Omelets. It is located on the first floor of the hotel and serves three meals a day.

The culinary lessons at the Louisiana Heritage Café can be for individuals or groups. Anyone can attend these lessons. The delicious fare is typically Cajun and Creole and while the chef is preparing the dishes he offers historic stories that will compliment his presentation.

For the business person Bienville House Hotel has a charming space for small meetings or parties for up to 100 guests. In the board room, which will hold 12, you can see the historic roots of this New Orleans Hotel in the exposed brick from the 1800′s. Within this board room you will find all of the amenities, like a wireless internet, and a wide range of AV equipment. The Vieux Carre room has 1,318 square feet available for larger meetings. All catering needs will be met by the staff at the Louisiana Heritage Café.

After your business meetings, the location of the Bienville House will delight your fellow attendees. With attractions like Bourbon Street, Jax Brewery, Jackson Square, the Mississippi Riverfront, Harrah’s Casino and the Canal Street and St Charles Avenue Streetcar lines your peers will have plenty of things to occupy them. With it’s proximity to New Orleans Central Business district the Bienville House  is one of the New Orleans Hotels, most prestigious addresses it’s a natural for any business person.

They have what they call The Corporate Executive Option to give all business travelers a satisfying experience. Then, after a successful day, the business traveler is mere steps from the city’s greatest restaurants, jazz establishments and shops. This plan offers the best rates with superior accommodations and many amenities. In your room you will find plenty of space to work with large desks, phones with data ports and cable TV. Included in this option is express check-in and check-out. You can count on the staff’s support to help arrange a small meeting or a corporate reception. You couldn’t do better than these elegant surroundings with state of the art equipment. Even business travelers will enjoy staying in New Orleans Hotels.

When you use the Corporate Executive option you have many benefits. Some of them include, valet parking, a USA Today paper each morning, complimentary faxing, same day laundry and dry cleaning and 500 miles per stay on their specified air partners. There are these and many more amenities within New Orleans Hotels.

With all of these benefits and a very Tony address, give the Bienville House Hotel a try when you are thinking of booking into one of New Orleans Hotels.

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Mary Hanna has traveled the world by Air and Ship while writing eBooks, Software Reviews and Practical Articles on Internet Marketing, Cruising, Gardening and Travel. Visit her websites at: http://www.WorldHotelPortal.com and http://www.CruiseTravelDirectory.com You can read more of her articles at http://www.ArticleBazaar.net

Mary Hanna

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French Market – New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Title: French Market New Orleans

Cities visited on this trip:
- New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Monty Python’s SPAMALOT Coming To New Orleans

New Orleans

THE WAIT IS OVER!
Monty Python’s SPAMALOT
Tony Award Winner, Best Musical 2005
Is Coming to New Orleans!
 
New Orleans (October 20, 2010)– The Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, Monty Python’s Spamalot, will visit New Orleans for eight performances from Tuesday, December 14 – Sunday, December 19, 2010 at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.  Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday, October 22.

Lovingly “ripped-off” from the internationally famous comedy team’s most popular motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Spamalot is the winner of three 2005 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Director (Mike Nichols), as well as the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical.   The original cast recording of Monty Python’s Spamalot won the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album. Based on the Tony Award winning direction of Mike Nichols and the riotous choreography of Casey Nicholaw, Monty Python’s

Spamalot features a book by Eric Idle, based on the screenplay of Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Monty Python creators Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, with music and lyrics by the Grammy Award-winning team of Mr. Idle and John Du Prez. Telling the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and their quest for the Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Spamalot features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and one legless knight. Monty Python’s Spamalot is produced by Stephen B. Kane, Michael McFadden and Phoenix Entertainment.  

Mike Nichols has been acclaimed as one of the great American directors in film, theater and television.  He has won an Academy Award and eight Tony Awards.  He recently received the Directors’ Guild of America Award for Lifetime Achievement as well as a DGA Award for the direction of the HBO adaptation of Angels in America. Casey Nicholaw’s outstanding work on Monty Python’s Spamalot earned him nominations for the Tony Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award and the Drama Desk Award. He followed up Monty Python’s Spamalot with another smash hit Broadway musical, The Drowsy Chaperone for which he earned numerous nominations as director and choreographer. Aside from his work with Monty Python in films and on TV, Eric Idle has written a West End play, Pass the Butler; three novels, including The Road to Mars, The Rutles – A Mockumentary; and many songs too rude to mention.  He has sung opera, acted in movies, appeared on television and crossed America performing comedy on The Greedy Bastard Tour. His diary of his 15,000 mile journey by bus was recently published by Harper Collins, and his long awaited sequel The Rutles2: Can’t Buy Me Lunch was released by Warner Video in March. 

There’s no saying what he might do next…  John Du Prez has composed over 20 feature film scores including A Fish Called Wanda, A Private Function, The Meaning of Life, Personal Services, UHF, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I, II & III. He has worked with Eric Idle since 1978.  Monty Python isn’t a person, but a group of British actors and writers (and one American) that performed their famous comedy show Monty Python’s Flying Circus on the BBC from 1969 to 1974, with subsequent international fame and success. Schedule and Tickets                The performance schedule is Tuesday through Friday at 8:00PM, Saturday at 2:00PM and 8:00PM and Sunday at 2:00PM and 7:30PM. 
 
Tickets go on sale Friday, October 22. For more information and tickets, visit http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com or the Mahalia Jackson Box Office.  Tickets are also available at all Ticketmaster locations, www.ticketmaster.com or via phone at 800-982-2787 (ARTS). 
               Group discounts for 20 or more are available by calling 504-287-0372.
 
For more information, visit www.MontyPythonsSpamalot.com
 
General Information
 
Playing at Mahalia Jackson Theater in 2011 are: West Side Story, March 15-20; SHREK THE MUSICAL, May 31- June 5; and a special 5-performance run of The Color Purple, February 11-13.
 The Mahalia Jackson Theater is located in Armstrong Park at 801 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, Louisiana. Information on the Broadway Across America – New Orleans series and venue policies and accommodations may be obtained online at www.mahaliajacksontheater.com. Group Sales information is available at 504-287 0372. Box Office information is available at 504-287-0351.
New Orleans Theatre Association is a 501( c ) 3 non-profit corporation whose mission is to attract and present the finest theatrical and performing arts attractions available in New Orleans. NOTA is also dedicated to financial and technical support of local non-profit institutions in New Orleans which are dedicated to the furtherance of theatrical and musical education and production.
 
Arts Center Enterprises – New Orleans, LLC – (ACE) is a theatrical facility management company with more than 30 years of experience in the field of professional performing arts facility management and theatrical property development. Allen Becker, together with his partners David Anderson, Gary Markowitz and Kirk B. Feldmann have succeeded in establishing a successful business model that combines an entrepreneurial operating strategy, with a wealth of industry relationships which result in active, vibrant, well-managed and self-sustaining performing arts facilities. Not only has this business model served to uplift communities through the presentation of powerful live performances, but it has served to also provide economic stimulus into urban corridors in need of revitalization. Please visit ACE New Orleans on line at www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.
Broadway Across America is owned and operated by British theatre producer John Gore (CEO) and entertainment industry veteran Thomas B. McGrath (Chairman). Broadway Across America presents first-class touring Broadway musicals and plays, family productions and other live events throughout a network of 43 North American cities. Broadway Across America is also dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse live theatre for productions on Broadway, across America and throughout the world. Broadway Across America most recently produced the Broadway productions of HAIR, WEST SIDE STORY and Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS. Upcoming productions include MINSKY’S, PROMISES, PROMISES, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET and the West End production of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S. Touring productions include Nickelodeon’s STORYTIME ADVENTURES featuring Dora the Explorer and DREAMGIRLS. For more information or to purchase tickets through an authorized agent go to BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com.

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The Davy Crockett Explorer Canoe Ride at Disneyland

Canoe ride at Disneyland. Paddle’s Up! This is a quick look at the Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes filmed in HD in 2008 at the Disneyland Resort. This is one of those unique attractions that is definitely more interactive than most as it takes teamwork, but could fast become a tradition for anybody once they experience how relaxing and fun it is. From the sign: Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes are free floating vessels. Children age six or younger must wear the floatation vests provided. Adult sizes are also available.

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Texarkana Announcements: Copeland’s Restaurant

City Manager Harold Boldt and Economic Development Advisor Kenny Haskin announce that Copeland’s New Orleans style Restaurant and Bar will be coming to Texarkana, Arkansas at Crossroads Business Park. 1-26-10

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New Food Product Hits & Misses | 3 Feb 2010

Phil Lempert, supermarket guru, rates new foods and assigns each a rating based on: taste, health, ingredients, appearance, sustainability, preparation, packaging and value.

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New Orleans French Quarter Hotel Monteleone – Guest Reviews

http://bookit.com/us/louisiana/neworleans/hotels/hotel-monteleone-french-quarter/ Exceptional 4-Diamond Award Winning Luxury Hotel in the Heart of the French Quarter – 1 Block from Bourbon St & Canal St. Within walking distance of most of the area’s major attractions, restaurants & shopping. “The French Quarter begins in the lobby of the Hotel Monteleone.” This award winning hotel has just completed a $65 million restoration including the addition of Spa Aria. You will not find a more luxurious French Quarter hotel with impeccable service!

A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Historic Hotels of America, the Hotel Monteleone has over 600 luxurious first class guest rooms & has just completed a $65 million restoration. It’s the perfect place to come back to & rejuvenate from a busy day or night exploring the consummate pleasures of New Orleans. And what a history these guest rooms have! The Hotel Monteleone has long been the home to some of the city’s, and the world’s, most famous and colorful characters. Tennessee Williams, William Faulkner and Truman Capote called it home as well as countless movie stars, dignitaries & royalty.

The Hotel Montelone is also on the official registry of haunted places! The historic hotel, founded in 1886 by Antonio Monteleone, a count from Sicily, & currently owned by the fourth generation of the same family, has often heard ghost stories from guests, especially those who stay on the 14th floor (actually the 13th floor).

The hotel offers a gift shop, 24 hour room service, two full service restaurants and the famous revolving Carosel Bar, which is a favorite for the locals and the perfect place for people watching on Royal St. Just beyond our doors lie a myriad of dining and touring pleasures ranging from Arnaud’s to Galatoire’s and Brennan’s, to the Aquarium of the America’s and the IMAX Theater. As a guest of the Hotel Monteleone, you’ll be assured of the finest in classic furnishings, friendly, discreet service and your own personal retreat in the historic French Quarter. The Hotel Monteleone is a Pet Friendly Hotel – Guests traveling with pets will have a mat, 2 bowls, a treat, and a brochure placed in the room prior to arrival. The brochure includes a pet map, pet hotel policies, pet application, and a pet in room keycard. The Hotel Monteleone is a NON-SMOKING property. This award winning hotel has just completed a $65 million restoration including the addition of Spa Aria.

Visit Spa Aria for every indulgence during your stay. For sunning, swimming, and fitness, look to the rooftop for New Orleans’ first skyside pool & fitness center. Ride an exercise bike as you watch the mighty Mississippi far below you. Work on your tanline or swim laps in our year-round heated pool.
Since 1886, the Hotel Monteleone has proudly stood as one of the first landmarks you encounter in the French Quarter. The hotel is the French Quarters largest full-service hotel, featuring 600 comfortable, luxurious guestrooms and suites. The AAA Four Diamond award-winner has also won the prestigious J.D. Power and Associates Upscale Hotel Award for an Outstanding Guest Experience for the past three years.

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Secret Law of Attraction

http://upgradinglife.com Dr. Michael J. Duckett teaches the most powerful yet simple way to attract more of what you want and less of what you don’t want. You are going to be amazed at how simple this system really is.

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New Orleans – French Quarter Festival

New Orleans is known for it’s parties and festivals. The New Orleans French Quarter Festival is one of the least known but increasingly popular festivals in New Orleans. This article offers some information about The French Quarter Festival along with links to resources.

 

New Orleans is a place of magic and wonder, music, parties and fun. The French Quarter is at the heart of everything. If you are looking for an experience that is uniquely New Orleans then The New Orleans French Quarter Festival is for you.

Who Dat Do Dat - New Orleans - French Quarter Festival

Who Dat Do Dat – New Orleans – French Quarter Festival


 

The French Quarter Festival occurs every spring and is Louisiana’s largest annual free music festival. During the French Quarter Festival nearly 20 stages will be spread around the French Quarter and over the 4 day weekend play all types of music. You will hear everything from Jazz, both traditional and contemporary to Latin, rock to blues, Cajun to Zydeco and any other type of music you can think of. There will be both local and international stars.
Then there is the food. Local restaurants offer dishes that will satisfy every budget and taste. There are over 60 booths offering dishes like Cajun meat pies, po-boys, jambalaya and crawfish étouffée. You can sample drinks like Hurricanes, a drink that will blow you away and tropical punches. Prices vary but range from $3 to $10.

Here are some interesting facts regarding the New Orleans French Quarter Festival:

During the 2013 celebration the French Quarter Festival marked its 30th anniversary.

The first French Quarter Festival occurred in 1984 and was started as a way to attract residents back to the FQ.

The main sources for the funding of the French Quarter Festival are:

Sponsorships

Sales of merchandise, food and beverages

Fees from vendors

The gala in April

When you take a look at attendance you find the following among the 574,000 attendees:

The Top 5 States in attendance -Louisiana, California, New York, Texas, Florida – visitors from 37 states have been reported.

The Top 5 Foreign Countries are – Canada, United Kingdom, Norway, France, Germany – visitors from 12 different countries have been observed.

The French Quarter Festival has a major economic impact on the local economy. An analysis conducted by the University of New Orleans found:

The French Quarter Festival 2012 had a total economic impact on the New Orleans area of more than $259.5 million. This included:

$126.6 million in direct spending

$132.9 million in secondary spending

$18.3 million in state and local tax revenue.

The French Quarter Festival hires over 1,400 local musicians during the weekend of the French Quarter Festival

So if you are looking for a taste of New Orleans on a local level. Check out the French Quarter Festival in April each year. For information contact: (800) 673-5725 within the U.S. or (504) 522-5730. Or visit: www.fqfi.org.

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Resource Links:

NOLA.com: New Orleans French Quarter Festival

New Orleans Online: Music Festivals – French Quarter Festival

 

 


Hispanic shooting gallery

This is how it is done. You know that practice makes perfect

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