• New Orleans

    The Lost Bayou Ramblers at French Quarter Fest 2009

    The Lost Bayou Ramblers perform at the French Quarter Festival, April 18, 2009. New Orleans, Louisiana. I don’t know the name of this song. Sorry about the camera work, but the dancers got in the way and I moved for a better spot. My bad! www.lostbayouramblers.com www.myspace.com/lostbayouramblers Duration : 0:3:12

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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…

  • Bourbon Street

    Flashing for Beads on Bourbon Street

    New Orleans and Bourbon Street in particular is known for having an anything goes attitude. This video illustrates of of the “customs” that are allowed during Mardi Gras season, flashing for beads on Bourbon Street. Is Flashing for Beads In New Orleans Allowed All Over The City?     While it is thought that “flashing for beads” is allowed all over New Orleans all of the time this is incorrect. It is not a custom or a tradition. Flashing for beads is however allowed during Mardi Gras in the French Quarter and mainly on Bourbon Street. Anywhere else in the city, you run the risk of going to jail. This…

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    What are the hottest upscale clubs in New Orleans at the moment?

    I’m looking for a fun place to take a bachelor party in New Orleans on a Saturday night. We’re happy to pay for bottle service, but we’re looking for a sophisticated, diverse crowd and an active dance floor – preferably hip-hop music. French Quarter location is a bonus. Thanks for your suggestions! Here’s some info for you: http://www.tipitinas.com/calendar.asp http://search.cityguide.aol.com/neworleans/bars/browse/bar-club-hip-hop-rap-funk-french-quarter/v-47-1073-228 best of luck to you!

  • New Orleans Attractions

    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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  • Bourbon Street

    THE ASCONA ALL STARS Bourbon Street Parade

    ***IF YOU LIKE THIS THEN PLEASE SUBSCRIBE*** THE ASCONA ALL STARS Bourbon Street Parade 9:09 Jon-Erik Kellso (cornet), Dan Barrett (trombone), Sammy Rimington (clarinet), Frank Robensheuten (tenor saxophone), Butch Thompson (piano), Lino Patruno (banjo), Truch Parham (banjo), Trevor Richards (drums) Ascona 1999 http://www.linopatruno.it http://www.cambiamusica.it http://www.michaelsupnick.com Adolphe Paul Barbarin (May 5, 1899 Feb 17, 1969) was a New Orleans jazz drummer, usually regarded (along with Baby Dodds) as one of the very best of the pre-Big Band era jazz drummers. Paul Barbarin’s year of birth is often given as 1901, but his brother Louis Barbarin (born 1902) said he was quite sure that Paul was several years older than him, and…

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    Create the Best Bread Pudding Recipe – New Orleans Style!

    My grandmother had the Best Bread Pudding Recipe without a doubt. It is still one of my favorite desserts. Imagine my surprise on my first trip to New Orleans to discover all Bread Pudding is NOT alike! There are actually several variations of this dessert. My grandmother’s version is a variation of a traditional dessert popular in British Cuisine. It is called bread and butter pudding and is often confused with bread pudding. Cubed bread is placed in a pan and then covered with an egg mixture to make a custard. After it is baked, the bread rises to the top to form a “crust” like topping. It tastes similar…

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