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A Bride's Story

May 06, 2014
What happens when a girl from Atlanta falls in love with a native New Orleanian? Nina Brantley had that distinct pleasure and it led to her fantasy wedding in a town she had never visited before dating Isaac. However, when she came to our charming city she "fell in love with the culture, food, and friendliness of everyone" and instantly knew that it was the perfect place for the wedding of her dreams, surrounded by magnificent landmarks and the rich sounds and history of one of the world's most celebrated cities.

Sippin' Into Summer

May 06, 2014
New Orleans and the French Quarter in particular bask in the spotlight as a superb destination for music, culture, food and drink, and other much-loved lifestyle preferences.

The French Quarter's many charms attract visitors from around the globe who appreciate historic architecture and a wide array of arts and entertainment stemming from the city's multi-cultural roots.

The depth and variety of live performances featuring blues, classical, rock and roll, and both traditional and modern jazz emanates from artists with local roots, many of whom are giants in the music world.

FestiGals... A Festival to Celebrate and Empower Women!

May 06, 2014
This June, women will be heading to the French Quarter to experience one of the country's most unique celebrations centered around women, FestiGals. The annual event takes place Thursday, June 19th through Sunday, June 22nd with a perfect weekend to celebrate life, laughter, and womanhood, and to share ideas, talents, and passions with other like-minded ladies in a city where food, fun and fabulousness abound! This year's theme, "It's All About YOU!" says it all! Early arrivals on Thursday June 19th will be treated to a private opening reception at the historic Hermann-Grimma House.

Romancing the Quarter

February 12, 2014
While some romantics might think that looking for romance in the French Quarter is like Indiana Jones searching for the Temple of Doom, the truth is that romance is littered in every corner of this unique, American neighborhood we call home.

A Spirited Stroll

February 12, 2014
Strolling and exploring the French Quarter with its overload of cerebral and sensual attractions - from the history, arts and architecture to food, drinks and music, guests and residents alike are always seeking "the next best thing" or the ensuing extraordinary experience!

With all the fun and anticipation of more head-turning, eye-popping sights and sounds, a little respite may be in order. The always fascinating French Quarter s offers an endless array of places to stop and enjoy a libation and perhaps a light bite while refreshing and reviving.

Party Time

February 11, 2014
Being in the French Quarter in springtime, or festival season, is like being Marie Antoinette on the season finale of the show "Cake Boss" ; so many fabulous bites of moist and delicious cake to sink your teeth into, and so little time to do it. From February to April, New Orleans is bursting at the seams with cultural events, festivals, and parties that not only keep locals and visitors smiling, but also define the very heartbeat of the city for the rest of the year. And, the heart of the party is the French Quarter.

Open the Gift of Christmas New Orleans Style

November 05, 2013
In New Orleans, holiday traditions are as thick as roux. Steeped in tradition, much has changed since the 1850s. Before Christmas trees became the fashion spurred by Queen Victoria's example, New Orleanians would typically set a small potted wax myrtle or citrus tree on a table. Trees were decorated with little gifts, paper ornaments and tallow candles. Today, exquisite sights, wonderful Creole food, long-treasured traditions spiced with 21st-century fun and jazz concerts abound.

Dinner and A Show

November 05, 2013
The Magic of Broadway is no longer confined to The Great White Way.

Broadway has returned to New Orleans in incredibly big fashion with the reopening of a grand venue, The Saenger Theatre, which takes its important place alongside Le Petit Theatre, the Joy Theatre, the Civic Theatre, and the Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts.

New Orleans' theatres are active and they don't take a back seat to any performance venue in the world when it comes to high-level productions and diversity of shows. In other words, New Orleans is a "hot theatre town."

A Spirited Stroll

November 05, 2013
The mid-winter season brings a much-desired fresh breath of cooler air to New Orleans' usually sub-tropical climate.

Along with the welcome weather changes, opportunities to enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities abound with football games, end of the year holidays, social gatherings, parades, festivals, shows and other events.

Many of these festivities are accompanied by fine food, luscious libations and the music that was born on the streets of New Orleans.

The French Quarter, with its Old World charm, offers