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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Unique Workouts in NOLA

There are days that even thinking about going to the gym makes me cringe. Ugh. I DO NOT want to get on another treadmill. Spin, barre, crossfit… you can find those on every corner. Gimme something that excites me and makes me want to go workout! These are the best two spots in New Orleans… Read more »

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Vibrantly Venetian Isles

The New Orleans neighborhood, Venetian Isles, gives a vibe that you’re a world away from living in an urban city. It’s 25 miles from downtown and every home overlooks the water – with most having boat docks and bulkheads too. Their homes are found on larger lots, almost all raised, and each one looks different… Read more »

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Why We Should Give A F*CK

There was a recent article about how Louisiana is the worst state to live in. Now, I didn’t read it, because I live here and I don’t need to. I can rattle off a myriad of reasons that we might be the worst. On the other hand, I can spout off a million things to… Read more »

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Naturally Navarre

Most people don’t even know that the New Orleans neighborhood, Navarre is even called that. They assume it’s a part of Lakeview or Mid-City right off the bat. It’s quiet, unassuming, and tucked away. While Navarre is mostly residential, there are some fabulous local businesses waiting for you to find them!   Cafe Navarre  … Read more »

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Fizzless Fun Dates

Dating in New Orleans should be a sport of it’s own. First date ideas tend to end up at the local watering hole. Even if you’ve been with someone for quite some time, finding date night plans that don’t involve going to a bar can be particularly daunting.  While all things involving Audubon are a great… Read more »

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Gorgeously Garden District

The Garden District is home to some of the most elaborate houses in all of New Orleans. Daily, you can find groups of tourists roaming the streets and snapping pictures of houses they will never find back home. If you’re looking for an area that is easily walkable, then the Garden District fits the bill.… Read more »

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Casually Carrollton

Carrollton, aka Riverbend, is one of those super chill New Orleans neighborhoods. People from the area, tend to stay in that area. Between Palmer Park, the new French school opening up, and its beautiful old oak trees, they make the Carrollton neighborhood a desirable place to live. Just be careful, as in much of New… Read more »

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I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Dance troupes add that extra touch of magic to Mardi Gras. They interact with the crowd. They can make a whole section of  the parade route bust out into a dance party. A lot of groups now have signature items they pass out. These groups bring flair to your day.   You can take all… Read more »

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Perfectly Parkview

New Orleans neighborhood, Parkview, has been one of the most recent additions to the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC). They are a small part of town that offers a lot of different styles of architecture. Bungalows, raised basements, and shotguns line their bumpy streets. It’s a quaint neighborhood to take a stroll through and enjoy some historic… Read more »

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