Lunch Deals in New Orleans

  Lunch deals in New Orleans aren’t always easy to find. Here are 5 places you can get fed for $10 or less (before tax):   Lunch Deal #1 Blue Oak BBQ – During happy hour you can get a healthy serving of their BBQ nachos for $5. The full size is $13.25 and so… Read more »

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3 Great Reasons to Get Organized & Stay That Way

Written by: Melissa Willis   Getting organized is often part of the top ten New Year’s Resolutions and/or it appears on many goal lists at any time of year. For some folks, it happens naturally; others, it’s a never-ending battle where the clutter typically wins. Then there are people who clutter doesn’t cause any internal… Read more »

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Halloween Costuming: 2019

written by: Marigold Pascual   Halloween Costume Shopping in City Known for Costuming   After an enduring summer which finally seems to have an end in sight, we New Orleanians turn our sights to cooler nights and costumes.  October kicks off festival season for us, and Halloween is the harbinger of costume season.  In a… Read more »

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‘Cause Everything Old Is New Again

      So you’ve decided to to do some updating and/renovating to your old New Orleans home? Or maybe you are building a new home but want to incorporate some of the architectural details that New Orleans is known for. However, you feel a little nervous because you don’t want to rely on just… Read more »

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Touro Neighborhood Street Names

  As you wander the streets of New Orleans, many people wonder where the street names derive from. The Touro street names are derived from generals, battles, and even just family names. While the Touro neighborhood itself was named after a doctor who founded the hospital in the area, the street names tell us more about… Read more »

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How to get around New Orleans: Blue Bikes

  Welcome to New Orleans! Your favorite New Orleans real estate agents want you to have all the necessary info to navigating our one-way and bumpy roads. If you’re eco-conscious or just love to pedal, you’re gonna love Blue Bikes!   If you’re new to the area, you might find yourself without a mode of transportation… Read more »

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New Orleans is for Readers

“I am at the moment writing a lengthy indictment against our century. When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occasional cheese dip.” -Ignatius J. Reilly     When I recently asked the question, what is the one book, fiction or non-fiction, set or about New Orleans you’d pick, the… Read more »

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