Love to Luvi, Baby

  I can’t even lie to you, when I saw the sign for Luvi pop up on Tchoupitoulas, I thought it was a yoga studio. (Shout out to my coworker Jennifer for knowing it was a place to eat!) Luvi Restaurant, in the New Orleans Riverside neighborhood, is “traditional Shanghai cuisine with a punch of… Read more »

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Time-honored Treme

  New Orleans’ oldest, and first, subdivision of the city is the neighborhood Treme. Minutes from the French Quarter, it is also the oldest African-American neighborhood in the country. This area hosts multiple festivals throughout the year where you can enjoy some local fare while sitting under an old oak tree. With theaters, museums, parks,… Read more »

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Blooming Black Pearl

The New Orleans neighborhood, Black Pearl, also goes by the name of Uptown Triangle. It gets that nickname from being a triangular shaped area, sandwiched between St. Charles and the mighty Mississippi River. Mainly residential, and mixed with renters and owners, you can easily stroll to fine dining cuisine or a dive bar nearby. While… Read more »

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Made Mid-City

New Orleans neighborhood, Mid-City, is where all the cool kids have set up shop. Not only do they have some of the best bars to hang out at, Bayou St. John & City Park are only steps away. One of Mid-City’s main draws is that it’s extremely walkable. You don’t have to go far to find… Read more »

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Paws-itvely Purr-fect

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018, is National Pet Day! Whether your pet is a pupper, sweet baby kitty, bunny, or a bird – let’s take a moment to celebrate these animals that bring us so much joy! Here are some of our favorite places in the city that are all about the fluffy beasts we love… Read more »

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Lively Lower Garden District

The Lower Garden District is one of those New Orleans neighborhoods where you constantly find people out and about. Not only can you walk to a local bar or coffee shop, but Coliseum Park is a beautiful place for enjoying the outdoors. The Lafon Fountain was recently restored after many years of fundraising by the… Read more »

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Luscious Lower Coast

Lower Coast Algiers is all too often assumed to be Jefferson Parish, or even Belle Chasse! This New Orleans neighborhood is uniquely its own. It’s like going to a very rural part of Louisiana, but merely 15 minutes to downtown New Orleans. They have two well-known gated communities in their parts, The Arbors & English… Read more »

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Canorous Central City

  Central City – a New Orleans neighborhood that is often misunderstood. Some people turn their noses up to it knowing nothing more about, or even where it truly lies. Those folks who call it home would tell you how they know all their neighbors, how they have lived there for generations, how it’s seen… Read more »

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Spring Expectations

Spring is coming to New Orleans! The next couple of months are going to be glorious, before the heat that June brings in. For the folks newer to the city, they may not know what to expect in NOLA springtime. It’s our job as the locals to educate the noobs.   1. There are multiple festivals… Read more »

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Laid Back Lake Vista

The New Orleans neighborhood, Lake Vista, is shaped like a wagon wheel. They have immense green spaces that divide the neighborhood up. There is not a lot of traffic rolling through their area, which is good for the kids wanting to play hockey in the street. Lake Vista doesn’t have very many businesses – it’s… Read more »

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