Tag: Things to do in New Orleans


French Quarter Fest Alternatives

  The time has come! French Quarter Fest is this weekend! If you agree with a lot of other locals, then FQF has become too crowded and way too big. Props to them for making this free festival all it can be! Some of us long for the good ‘ol days when it was a… Read more »

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Get Inside!

  Summertime in New Orleans can be challenging. We are all sweating profusely and moving from one AC to the next. Other than seeking out where the free pools are, you’re looking for an indoor activity that can help beat this sweltering heat!   Audubon Aquarium of the Americas Even as an adult, I thoroughly enjoy… Read more »

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Street-Smart St. Roch

  St. Roch is a New Orleans neighborhood named after the patron saint of dogs & dog lovers – which is perfect for this part of town! You can generally find someone someone strolling up St. Roch Avenue with their pooch in tow. St. Roch is mainly residential with some gorgeous churches and cemeteries speckled across their… Read more »

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Tiptop Touro

  The New Orleans neighborhood Touro is flanked by businesses around it’s perimeter – but nestled inside are big, beautiful old homes. Living in Touro is picturesque and being able to walk to many shops, restaurants, and bars is a great convenience. If 100 year old homes make your heart melt, you’re going to be in… Read more »

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Top 10 Things to Know when Moving to NOLA

  As the saying goes, “You don’t choose New Orleans. New Orleans chooses you.” When the Big Easy beckons – you may not be aware of certain aspects since you haven’t lived here year-round. Here are Team Be New Orleans’ Top Ten Things to know when moving to NOLA.   NOLA Moving Tip #1: Potential landlords… Read more »

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New Orleans Pub Quiz 2018

  Want to test your knowledge and win free drinks, bar tabs, and other awesome prizes? Then we need to find you a pub quiz to dominate at a local New Orleans bar. Be New Orleans polled their loyal readers to see where their favorite trivia night is. Here are the winners!   Gasa Gasa… Read more »

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Time-honored Treme

  New Orleans’ oldest, and first, subdivision of the city is the neighborhood Treme. Minutes from the French Quarter, it is also the oldest African-American neighborhood in the country. This area hosts multiple festivals throughout the year where you can enjoy some local fare while sitting under an old oak tree. With theaters, museums, parks,… Read more »

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Fizzless Fun Dates

Dating in New Orleans should be a sport of it’s own. First date ideas tend to end up at the local watering hole. Even if you’ve been with someone for quite some time, finding date night plans that don’t involve going to a bar can be particularly daunting.  While all things involving Audubon are a great… Read more »

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Favorite Things 2017

Sing along, folks!  “Here are a few of my favorite things!”  I have a tendency that once I find something I love, I can’t stop talking about it. While many “best of” lists will all be bars & restaurants, I’m going to mix this up a bit. I mean, we can’t not mention food in a… Read more »

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