The Saint’s Secret Cheerleader

This is a story that was originally posted in 2014 about some of the many things that Coach Sean Payton has done for the people of the New Orleans area off the field. There are other resource links at the end of this article. This great story was passed to me via e-mail.  I wanted to […]

Absinthe Home Of The Green Fairy

Absinthe, much like New Orleans, has been given a bad reputation in many circles. This article takes a look at the history of absinthe and it’s return to the US. It’s resurgence has a connection to the Metro New Orleans area.   Absinthe Chasing The Green Fairy     Upon returning to the French Quarter […]

Doreen – The Clarinet Queen

New Orleans is filled with a cast of characters and individuals with a history. Ms Doreen is one of those individuals with a history. While this article was written in 2010, it is still valid. If you are in the French Quarter aka “The Quarters” stop on the corner of Royal and St. Peter and […]

Antoine’s Of Course

You should do Antoine’s Lunch at Antoine’s   I get asked a lot of questions being a French Quarter local. “How do we get to the LaLaurie Mansion?”, “Is the Convent down this way?”, “Is it safe to walk to Frenchmen St. from here?”, “Which way to Bourbon Street?” etc. but the most asked question […]

Fall Festing in Greater NOLA

On Your Mark, Get Set, Fest! October In And Around The Big Easy October is not just for Halloween anymore! Although Halloween is an awesome time to be in this 300 year old city there is a little more going on than that. There is certainly no reason to be bored in and around the […]

25th Annual Gretna Heritage Festival

Time to Groove in Gretna! Ready for some Festival fun? After a very hot and humid NOLA summer this slight hint of fall in the air has got everyone thinking of outdoor activities again. Luckily for us there is a beautiful weekend coming up and plenty of fun options to choose from in and around […]

Bulls Bats And Beer Ole’

Beware Of RollerBulls ! Saturday is NOLA Running of the Bulls, a popular Warehouse District race, usually held in July. This event was rescheduled this year after Tropical Storm Barry’s impending visit to our Louisiana coast on said scheduled weekend. NOLA Bulls website shared this announcement about postponing their race: “We come to you with […]

August is COOLinary Restaurant Month

Calling All Food Lovers!   Don’t miss out on the last two weeks of COOLinary! We all have to eat, right? Do you love to settle in and flat out ‘chow down” eat or possibly a graze a little here a little there? Perhaps an adventurous eater who loves to try new dishes or maybe […]

Run Red Dresses Run

  Put On Your Red Dress, And Run       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 2019 Red Dress Run. They put the fun in run! You must be 21 and wear some […]

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