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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]