Loyal Lower 9th

  Living in New Orleans neighborhood, the Lower 9th Ward provides people with the opportunity to live in peace and quiet. While only 15 minutes to downtown, it’s very quiet and serene in their neighborhood. You can find funky, modern built homes and plenty of old-school New Orleans type houses too. Take a look at… Read more »

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Hot Minute: The LGD

  Time is precious in our busy world. Here is one hot minute in New Orleans neighborhood, the Lower Garden District.    

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Madame Mayor

  Madame Mayor. Or is it Latoya? Or Miss Cantrell, if you’re nasty.    Whatever you prefer to go by – let me start by congratulating you on getting to be our first female mayor. Godspeed. People are already nitpicking you to death on every choice and you haven’t even clocked in for your first… Read more »

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Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves

  New Orleans is one of those beautiful places that embraces artists and craftspeople. We have art markets galore around town that provide the opportunity for a person, with an idea & a vision, to attempt to market their products. As a lover of all things local, I try to push people to buy as… Read more »

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Familial Freret

  Freret –  one of those New Orleans neighborhoods that almost has it all! You can walk from your house to a variety of coffee shops, bars, restaurants, Freret Street Market, shops, and playgrounds.  It has an extremely welcoming vibe and I think the only time I’ve seen it packed was during Freret Fest. While they… Read more »

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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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