New Year’s Eve 2017

What are you doing on New Year’s Eve?   You’re going to answer that question about 100 times before it’s over. But the real question is, what are you doing? If you’re anything like me, you have no clue at this point. You’re scrambling to see what is going on or texting the friends who always know… Read more »

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Holiday Bars 2017

Because I know many of you need a holiday drink after dealing with the fam all day, I have gathered a list of bars open for you on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day!   Avenue Pub  – Eve & Day Mayfair – Eve only Halfmoon Bar – Eve only for Saints game SoBou – Eve & Day Garden… Read more »

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Park Talk

  The City Park neighborhood has lots of delicious food and fun bar options. It’s a walkable area that has access to the streetcar line too. The best part of this neighborhood is the actual park! City Park has 1300 acres of fun to access. You can rent bikes, go kayaking, meditate under a tree –… Read more »

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Prospect 4 – The Sequel

  This is round 2 of Prospect 4 – The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp. To refresh your memory, they are various art installations all over the city. Locations for Prospect 4 range from outdoors to inside museums. Here is a look 3 more of the venues & their prospective artists.   New Orleans… Read more »

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New Orleans Resolutions

  Oh, New Orleans. She’s that old friend that has a few issues, but you still really freaking love her. Yeah, she’s boisterous, and messy, and might cause a few fights when you’re out. It doesn’t matter though. She’s your girl and you’re going to defend her. The one thing we may want for this… Read more »

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Fantastically Fontainebleau

  The New Orleans neighborhood of Fontainebleau is a mainly residential area. Their commercial businesses are largely located in the same spot – which is great for your one-stop shopping! You can find the majority clustered all in at Calhoun and Claiborne. Here are my current top 3!   Elio’s Wine Warehouse Elio’s Wine Warehouse has been… Read more »

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Oh, Christmas Tree!

There are plenty of places in New Orleans to buy a beautiful Christmas tree. I crowdsourced the very best people I know (meaning all my Facebook friends) & asked where their favorite spots were. Here are the top 3!   Perino’s Garden Center While Perino’s Garden Center is in Metairie, they have been a staple for… Read more »

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Celebration in the Oaks!

Lights! Ornaments! Marshmallows!  Celebration in the Oaks is a long standing tradition in New Orleans. There are plenty of natives who will tell you about when you could drive through all the lights in City Park. (I gotta say, it was really nice & I do miss it. hint, hint City Park, we want more… Read more »

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Intoxicating Irish Channel

The Irish Channel neighborhood has a rich history. A large portion of its boundaries were the City of Lafayette, before being annexed into New Orleans. Current day, it’s a very hip, walkable area where you’re going to know all your neighbors. There are plenty of brand new builds that has some old school residents who… Read more »

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Prospect 4 – Round 1

  Every 3 years, Prospect New Orleans has city wide art displays. The venues for the art range from public areas to local art museums and galleries. Quoted from their site, “Prospect introduces audiences to the richness of New Orleans culture as seen through the eyes of artists.”     To get a better feel for… Read more »

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