Category: Community


Who Dat?: Henriette DeLille

  Even as a New Orleans native, there are many times that I drive around and have no clue who some of these streets are named after. The “Who Dat?” series is uncovering the history behind these people. This edition is dedicated to Henriette DeLille.      Henriette DeLille   Henriette DeLille (1813-1865) was a… Read more »

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Flourishing Fairgrounds

  The Fairgrounds neighborhood in New Orleans is one where there is a healthy mix of business and residential. Being in the Fairgrounds means you can easily walk to your coffee shop or neighborhood pub. But, you will also know all your neighbors and can borrow a cup of sugar. While their residents get to… Read more »

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Serene St. Anthony/Milneburg

  St. Anthony & Milneburg are subdistricts are of the Filmore neighborhood in New Orleans. They are close to the lake, a quick ride to City Park, and have easy access to the interstate. They are both considered some of the most affordable neighborhoods left in the city. While mainly residential, check out a few… Read more »

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Happenin’ Hollygrove

  Hollygrove is a quiet, mainly residential, New Orleans neighborhood. They have lots of little shotguns and cottages gracing their streets. It’s one of the very few affordable neighborhoods left in the city. With bumpy streets, working-class residents, and a great location – it’s a perfect spot to call home.   Al and Al’s One Stop… Read more »

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Peaceful Ponchartrain Park

  The New Orleans neighborhoods of Pontchartrain Park & Gentilly Woods are mostly residential other than a few strip malls here and there. These are neighborhoods were everyone knows each other and the older residents can tell you stories about the old Maison Blanche that was located at Frenchmen & Gentilly Rd. Fast forward to today… Read more »

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Amiable Audubon

  Audubon, a New Orleans neighborhood that is considered “far Uptown”, is filled with long time residents, businesses, and college kids. You can stroll to cheap eats, fine dining, your barber, your Realtor (hint, hint!), and many things in between. One of Audubon residents favorite aspects is Audubon park and zoo. Walk under the oaks… Read more »

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Non-Profit New Orleans

  Give NOLA Day is one of my absolute favorite days of the year. The people of New Orleans come together to raise money for local non-profits on May 1st. Every time I find a new non-profit to fall in love with and support.  While that day has come and gone, these organizations need help year-round.… Read more »

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Breezy Bayou St. John

  Bayou St. John is one of the New Orleans neighborhoods that everyone just loves. You have a variety of options for outdoor activities, Bayou Boogaloo every year, and architecture that will make your out of town friends envious. Bayou St. John, IMO, is in the heart of New Orleans.   Check out some of… Read more »

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Most Instagrammable Places in NOLA

  “Hold on! Let me take a photo!” This is a common phrase you hear now that we are cameras on us at all times. Instagram brought photos taking to next level. We all stop now to snap a pic of our food, the scenery, that cute decoration. And I gotta tell you – I… Read more »

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