Magnificent Milan

  The New Orleans neighborhood, Milan, is an area some would likely just call Uptown.   With such a diverse mix of residents, you will find anywhere from doctors to servers calling this area home. Milan also has public tennis courts for all, a basketball court, and a very active neighborhood association. While mainly residential, there are… Read more »

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NOLA Summer Camps

  Your kids are about to be free from the imprisonment of school. Now, what do you do with them? You can’t take the whole summer off, as much as you would like to. Unless you’ve got an amazing babysitter to take them all day long, they need to find a summer camp to attend.… Read more »

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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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New Orleans Pub Quiz 2018

  Want to test your knowledge and win free drinks, bar tabs, and other awesome prizes? Then we need to find you a pub quiz to dominate at a local New Orleans bar. Be New Orleans polled their loyal readers to see where their favorite trivia night is. Here are the winners!   Gasa Gasa… 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 coffeeshops, 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 have… 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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