DDIY: Mardi Gras Edition

  Don’t Do It Yourself. DDIY. Not that you can’t – but maybe you don’t have the time. Or energy. Or the skillset. Whatever reason it is, you don’t have to do it yourself. You can hire someone.  If you hate doing the dirty work, then you’ve come to the right place. Let Be New… Read more »

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Furr-Ever Homes: Winter 2020

  One of Team Be New Orleans’ favorite things is your pets! We love holding them, snuggling them, and we even love helping you pick them out. There are many homeless pets in New Orleans, which is why we always preach the “Adopt & don’t Shop” motto. We each have rescue babies of our own… Read more »

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To-Do List Task Force: Mardi Gras Edition

  This is a list of people to help check off your to-do list for Mardi Gras related items.    Places to buy throws:  Beads by the Dozen: 333 Edwards Ave., New Orleans 504-734-9966 TJ’s Carnival & Mardi Gras Supplies: 28 Fairfield Ave., Terrytown 504-392-7217 Plush Appeal: 2811 Toulouse St., New Orleans 504-482-6100   Places… Read more »

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Be New Orleans Playlists

  Y’all – it ain’t New Orleans if there isn’t some music blasting somewhere. Whether it’s the house on Tchoup that has bubble machines and loud tunes, a dive bar on the corner in the Bywater, live music at Le Bon Temps, or in your car cruising down Claiborne – New Orleanians LOVE them some… Read more »

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Interior Trends: Winter 2020

  Kelly Hopkins Brown, of KHB Interiors, spent time this fall at the High Point Furniture Market to bring us back the latest in interior design trends!     Kelly explains, “High Point furniture market, located in High Point, North Carolina takes place twice a year, in the spring in April and in October in… Read more »

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Bar Christmas in New Orleans

  For just about everyone, the holiday season is a stressful one. If you’re local, you have family events that can include politics to avoid, presents to buy, and extended family member names to remember. If you’re far from home, the holidays can be lonely and spending the day avoiding politics with someone else’s family… Read more »

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Holiday Activities in New Orleans: 2019

  If you’ve spent more than five minutes in the Crescent City, you know that New Orleans is a festive place throughout the year. And the holiday season is no exception. Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, December in New Orleans is a time to join friends and family in getting out and enjoying what… Read more »

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Thanksgiving Restaurants: 2019

  We all love our families; most of the time anyway. Many of us love to cook, but if you are anything like me, you don’t always love to cook FOR your family.  Aunt Debra always complains that the stuffing should be oyster dressing, Uncle Jeff always has something to say about the apple pie,… Read more »

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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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