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As old as jazz itself, Lionel Ferbos keeps on jammin’ – USATODAY.com

As old as jazz itself, Lionel Ferbos keeps on jammin' - USATODAY.com.   Check out USA News today for an interesting article on our Lionel Ferbos, 100 year old Trumpet player at the Palm Court Jazz Club in New Orleans..... Read more [...]

Texas Belles in New Orleans!

It was great to see Alisha Pearson and Allison Condron of Dallas, and Rita Condron of Pollok, Texas; and Amy Barnett of Jasper, Texas.....once again! They shopped until they dropped on Magazine Street, Royal Street, Uptown Re-sale shops, and Read more [...]

SLAP YA MAMA -Cajun Seasoning

If you want to spice up your food, consider using SLAP YA MAMA Cajun seasoning. It's available at their website....or if you are in Louisiana..check out a Rouse's grocery store for the best prices. The original blend is a perfect blend of salt, peppers, Read more [...]

Frolicking on Frenchmen

Check out 15 great place for dancing, dining and enjoying New Orleans by Morgan Packard/Times-Picayune…..

Stay with us and enjoy the Frenchman Street Music District…Spotted Cat, DBA, and Snug Harbor

Cheap Eats

Stay at the Marigny Manor House Bed and Breakfast and enjoy the Frenchman Street music district….only 3 blocks away. Three of our favorites inexpensive restaurants featuring delicious New Orleans flavors are the following: La Peniche http://www.yelp.com/biz/la-peniche-new-orleans 940 Read more [...]

Houston Playwright– “The Familiar”

Our friend, mystery author and playwright from Houston, Rosemary Poole-Carter developed the ending of her new play, “The Familiar while staying with us during the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival earlier this year. The play opens in Seattle at Read more [...]

Linnzi Zaorski at Three Muses – Frenchman

After three incredible Easter Parades in the French Quarter on Sunday, April 24, Gil and I met four of our charming guests from Ogunquit,Maine and Havana,Cuba at The Three Muses , 536 Frenchman Street. Linzai Zaorski was on stage with the release of her Read more [...]

French Quarter Easter Parade

A new Orleans tradition, Easter bonnets will be on display at all 4 of the Easter parades in the French Quarter on Sunday, April 24, 2011 The beautiful uptown ladies will arrive by horse and carriage for the Easter Sunday services at Saint Louis cathedral and then enjoy brunch at Arnauds after mass.... Read more [...]

Verti Marte Re-opening!

Locals and visitors looking for great food at a cheap price welcomed the re-opening of the Verti Marte Deli on Royal Street in the French Quarter on January 29, 2011. Famous for its deluxe po-boy sandwiches, and take-out comfort food , ie Creole Fried Read more [...]

Streetcar service gets the green light!

Finally, with more than $90 million in hand to build it,RTA executives have announced approval to build the new streetcar line that connects downtown with the Marigny via Rampart, St Claude and Elysian Fields. The project should by completed by late Read more [...]

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