Category: Community


How to handle your mortgage during COVID-19

  We are getting bombarded with people asking us how to handle their mortgage during COVID-19. With the new stimulus bill that was passed, there is a lot of misinformation being circulated right now.   Here is the main piece of information that you should know about your mortgage:  If you need to delay your… Read more »

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Virtual Exploring During COVID-19

  We are a few days into practicing social distancing (at least I hope you are) and I imagine everyone is starting to feel a little stir crazy. If you have kids, I’ll bet you’ve heard “I’m bored” and broken up more fights than you care to imagine. You may even be feeling like this… Read more »

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COVID-19 & Real Estate: What To Know

  Updated: 3/30/2020 While the city of New Orleans prepares to tackle COVID-19 and cancels events across the city, many people are still wondering about real estate. Is this now a bad time to buy or sell? Should they stop everything they’re doing?   First things first – don’t panic.  While everyone at home has… Read more »

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Costumes & Wigs & Head Pieces, oh my!

  It’s our last-second Mardi Gras costume scramble and you need something to wear. Where do you even go that’s close to your house and will have SOMETHING you can throw on?   Denise Lyons (@roamingnola on IG) with Buffalo Exchange made this awesome list for all your last-minute costuming needs!   Buffalo Exchange 4119… Read more »

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Family Friendly Mardi Gras

written by: Nicholas Peddle   Kids & Carnival: Your Guide to Family-Friendly Mardi Gras   It’s Carnival Time, y’all! One of the great things about Mardi Gras in New Orleans is that there are a variety of ways to celebrate. While some among us may be putting the finishing touches on an epic costume (so.… 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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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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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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