Should you visit New Orleans during COVID-19 Pandemic? Advice from a New Orleanian

The good news is if you are like me and absolutely love everything about New Orleans and want to dig deep into the heart and soul of New Orleans, I say, “Laissez les bons temps rouler.” Continue reading Should you visit New Orleans during COVID-19 Pandemic? Advice from a New Orleanian

Jason Lee of Hollywood UnLocked racially profiled at MSY Airport-New Orleans day after inspiring and motivating fans at his book signing

Media mogul, entrepreneur, personality, and iHeart Radio’s Jason Lee was in Harvey, LA (a suburb of Jefferson Parish and a 20-minute drive from New Orleans) on Wednesday night for the release of his inspirational new book titled, GOD MUST HAVE FORGOTTEN ABOUT ME was racially profiled or as some call it traveling while black as he waited for his plane at the MSY Airport-New Orleans … Continue reading Jason Lee of Hollywood UnLocked racially profiled at MSY Airport-New Orleans day after inspiring and motivating fans at his book signing

At New Orleans’ new airport terminal, check out these 20-plus places to eat and drink | Photos | nola.com

The new terminal for the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is scheduled to open Nov. 6. It brings a wide assortment of food options, with a mix of national — Read on http://www.nola.com/content/tncms/live/ Continue reading At New Orleans’ new airport terminal, check out these 20-plus places to eat and drink | Photos | nola.com

Nola Chic in Chicago: Big & little’s Restaurant Review

As you all know I have been craving New Orleans cuisine, well let’s just say I been wanting some good food with lots of flavors here in Chicago. My sister and I decided to go into the city for an early dinner and in a Google search, we found an urban restaurant with Nola inspired offerings, Big & little’s located in what was the Cabrini … Continue reading Nola Chic in Chicago: Big & little’s Restaurant Review

Out of all the things to do in New Orleans the tourism industry suggests you sit on an orange couch to celebrate the 25 years of Friends…

For whatever reason New Orleans is celebrating the ”25 years of Friends” yes the TV show. Why? I do not have a clue, but I’m wondering if there was a typo during the planning stage. So instead of sending the orange plastic couch to Central Park in New York, it was sent to Washington Artillery Park in New Orleans? Or maybe the New Orleans Tourism … Continue reading Out of all the things to do in New Orleans the tourism industry suggests you sit on an orange couch to celebrate the 25 years of Friends…

New Orleans Wedding Couple Kissing

Watch: New Orleans Second Line Weddings

Have you ever walked down the street and see lovers showing out like this? Some were taught to shun public affection, don’t kiss in public, and so on. But in New Orleans, you can feel free to take your love to the streets and dance in the name of love! There’s nothing like a New Orleans Second Line but a Second Line Wedding! I chase … Continue reading Watch: New Orleans Second Line Weddings

Ace Hotel is celebrating Southern Decadence with CAKE.

AceHotel New Orleans is offering to celebrate Southern Decadence, which you probably know is the city’s annual LGBT festival, over Labor Day weekend.  For the second year, Ace Hotel is celebrating Southern Decadence with CAKE — its 3-day series of decadence featuring dynamic, inclusive and thought-provoking events. For this year’s series, AceHotel has partnered with LGBT groups and leaders in the city and beyond, including: Lesbian and queer bar pop-up Grrlspot and CRESCENDO, which celebrates Black and … Continue reading Ace Hotel is celebrating Southern Decadence with CAKE.

Watch: Two Swiss tourists and Homer Simpson’s eat their way through New Orleans

Two Swiss girls, Katrin von Niederhäusern and Janine Wiget, who love “The Simpsons” and love New Orleans as much as I do, decided to recreate the episode where Homer eats his way through New Orleans. And they did it scene for scene with facial expressions and all. Only in New Orleans ⚜️🙌🏾 Continue reading Watch: Two Swiss tourists and Homer Simpson’s eat their way through New Orleans

NOLA Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Here’s some information I have found over the years that may help you prepare for Hurricane Season. As well as a story or two with it. 1. If the words “Mandatory Evacuation” is put in place for your area, please leave. I’m making this 1st because we seem to put it at the bottom of the list. As well as put it to the back … Continue reading NOLA Hurricane Preparedness Tips

New Orleans locals fight overtourism as visitor numbers top Venice | The Independent

New Orleans residents are fighting back after overtourism has seen visitor numbers surge. The Louisiana city’s historic centre currently receives more than five times the number of tourists per resident than the centre of Venice, one of the destinations that has been worst hit by tourism demand overwhelming current infrastructure. The report highlights the main areas of concern, which include the effects of marketing the … Continue reading New Orleans locals fight overtourism as visitor numbers top Venice | The Independent