Top Reasons To Attend Satchmo Summerfest This August!

Trumpet Street Jazz New Orleans at Satchmo SummerFest

The City of New Orleans pays tribute annually to one of their most famous natives. We know him as the late Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, and the Satchmo Summerfest is named in his honor. During its first year, organizers had no idea just how successful the event would become. It began growing in popularity so rapidly… Read more »

Summer Destinations Around New Orleans

Summer Destinations around New Orleans

Take a road trip on your summer vacation! All of these beautiful destinations are less than a three-hour drive from New Orleans, and are perfect for a weekend getaway or a family vacation! Mandeville, LA Mandeville is only a 45-minute drive from New Orleans. Historic Mandeville has B&Bs, cottages for rent, restaurants, bike paths, shops,… Read more »

Must-Try New Orleans Ice Cream Shops

Ice Cream around New Orleans

Below are eight different ice-cream shops in or around New Orleans. Each one of these little restaurants is special in its own way and provides a completely different dessert experience. So, take a little trip and get yourself and your friends some of these sweet treats! Pandora’s SnoBalls This little spot is near City Park.… Read more »

Celebrate Bastille Day Fête In New Orleans This Year!

Celebrating Bastille Day in New Orleans

It’s known as the third best Bastille celebration in the world by The Bastille Day celebration in New Orleans is one for the books. Bastille Day celebrates the French national holiday, and it’s only appropriate that it’s celebrated in the US’s most French-influenced city: New Orleans. For the 6th year in a row, the people… Read more »

Get Ready for the 11th Annual Running of the Bulls in New Orleans

Running of the Bulls Celebration in New Orleans

It is that time of year again when the New Orleans community swarms the streets of downtown for the 11th Annual Running of the Bulls Festival. This event coincides with the world famous Encierro (Running of the Bulls) at San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain. The city of New Orleans has created their unique spin… Read more »

Get Delicious Crawfish Boil in Harvey

Pot of crawfish boil

Living in Louisiana, you know that one of the tastiest foods available is crawfish, no matter how you cook it. With multiple restaurants serving crawfish in Harvey and nearby New Orleans, you just have to figure out which one you want to go to. When in the mood for boiled crawfish, check out one of… Read more »

Fun Places in New Orleans to Take Dad This Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner, so you have to start making plans to celebrate Dad’s special day! This holiday is a great day to spend catching up with your dear old man, so don’t forget to take him to one of these great places on June 18th! Check out these ideas for the best… Read more »