Top 5 Areas To Visit In New Orleans

New Orleans is one of the go to vacation spots in the US and even the world. Here is our Top 5 areas to visit list but it isn’t exhaustive. You could spend a year in New Orleans and not see and do everything. So don’t hesitate to comment with your top 5.     […]

Yo Mama!

Just off of Bourbon Street, a couple of doors down at 727 St. Peter is the coolest little pit stop with the best jukebox in the Quarter.  Yo Mama’s Bar and Grill is home to ice cold Abita and other beers and cocktails that hit the spot on a Vieux Carre’ cruise. Jumbo burgers piled with your […]

New Orleans French Quarter T-shirt Laws Are Skirted

  New Orleans Thanks to TP writer (and FQ neighbor) Jon Kemp for highlighting VCPORA’s efforts to document the effects of t-shirt shops on our neighborhood! As seen on Nola.com French Quarter T-shirt laws are skirted   Thursday, January 13, 2011 Jon Kemp When is the last time you counted the number of T-shirt and […]

New Orleans Moments Of Mystery

 An oldie but a goodie. I love this city and all it has to offer.  It can elicit varied feelings but the one thing I have never felt here is bored. There is always a surprise around the corner and I look forward to and embrace those moments.  Come on, who doesn’t love a little mystery […]

A Pirates Look at NOLA

New Orleans Rewind to 1977: I was sitting in the back of geometry class with the newest Fern Michaels paperback stuck in my text book.  I have always been an avid reader and in those teenage days much preferred romantic fiction to any type of math. (Actually, I still do.) On this day I had an […]

Mr. Carriere and Knucklehead

New Orleans When you come to the New Orleans French Quarter you can’t help but notice the colorful mule drawn carriages throughout the Quarter streets. A relaxing buggy ride is often just the thing for foot weary sight seers, history buffs or romantic couples who want to snuggle a little closer than walking will allow. […]

Mr. Carriere And Knucklehead

New Orleans is filled with plenty of colorful characters. This article “Mr. Carriere And Knucklehead” is just an example of one of them. There are additional links at the end of this article that will lead you to other sites that offer information about New Orleans attractions.   When you come to the New Orleans […]

Historic Haunts with The Historic New Orleans Collection

Hey Y’all!  This is the time of year for haunted houses and ghost stories.  Where better to indulge than in the historic New Orleans French Quarter.  See you in NOLA! Sharon Denise Talbot   Media Contacts: Lauren Noel, Marketing Assistant Emily Schmidt, Gambel Communications (504) 556-7655 | laurenn@hnoc.org (504) 324-4242 | emily@gambelcommunications.com For Immediate Release *** Media Alert […]

KuKoo for Krewe du Vieux

Mardi Gras is not just a day but a whole season in the Big Easy.  Even on the other side of the state where I grew up we had heard about the fabulous New Orleans Mardi Gras.  Like I mentioned before, I am from a small town, the kind of town where our Mardi Gras […]