A Different Kind Of Memorial Day

What’s the same:  Blue skies, palms lazily moving in the breeze, unrelenting heat. What’s different:    No crowded corners on Bourbon Street.  No live music wafting out of the clubs on Frenchmen Street.  No aroma of lamb at the GreekFest that is not happening.

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Covid-19 Statement

April 28, 2020 During this period of COVID-19 hibernation, we have the opportunity to take a step back.  We innkeepers can reflect on our role during this pause.   We’re remembering past JazzFests fondly.  We’re worrying about our today.  We’re daydreaming about tomorrow, when we’ll hear music and laughter on our streets again.  As a group, we […]

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Did you know that Mardi Gras in New Orleans is a KID’s EVENT in some neighborhoods? What’s spoken about most often is the French Quarter and some surrounding neighborhoods where adult behavior is always available if you are not toting your kids along.

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Summer in New Orleans

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Essence Music Festival

Come for the 4th of July and stay for Essence Festival. It’s a celebration of African-American women, but y’all know that. The 25th Anniversary Festival is July 5-7, 2020. Book your girls trip at a New Orleans Bed & Breakfast. Missy Elliott and Mary J. Blige are the headliners. BUT, you really need to see […]

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Wednesday at the Square

Free music series called Wednesday at the Square. It’s the after work 5pm to 8pm in Lafayette Square festival for 10 weeks in the Spring. Food and drinks are available for purchase with proceeds benefiting the Young Leadership Council. It’s a great way to spend the evening in New Orleans. Book your Bed & Breakfast […]

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Crawfish

It’s the season for crawfish. Spring has Sprung in New Orleans. April to June is prime crawfish time. You can get them earlier if the weather cooperates. Looking for boiled crawfish. There’s is a Crawfish APP for that. Going to French Quarter Fest or Jazz Fest, there is crawfish there too. The famous Crawfish Monica. […]

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Free to visit Sculpture Garden in City Park

Yes, I’m sure this is in New Orleans. It’s a beautiful way to spend a morning or afternoon. And can you believe it’s FREE to enter?!? YES it is FREE. Don’t forget to stop at Cafe du Monde for some beignets and cafe au lait located at one of the three entrances to the garden. […]

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St Patrick and St Joseph

Missed Mardi Gras? There are more parades to come in New Orleans and surrounding areas. The Irish and Italians are bringing more fun and celebration. Friday, March 15 – Molly’s at the Market Irish Parade 6pm French Quarter Saturday, March 16 – IRISH CHANNEL PARADE 1pm Garden District SUPER SUNDAY, MARCH 17 – MARDI GRAS […]

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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is not just a day.  It’s a season.  This year Mardi Gras Day is March 5th.  It’s not too early to start planning for next year which is February 25, 2020.  The party starts weeks before.  Check availability at New Orleans Bed and Breakfasts then look here for a list of parades 2019 […]

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