New Orleans’ No. 1 Tourist Attraction Will Surprise You

The French Quarter, with all its cast iron and history and color and craziness…Bourbon Street, arguably the most aptly named thoroughfare of any in America…Preservation Hall, the Garden District, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, etc. etc. We speak, of course, of New Orleans. NOLA. The Big Easy. One of the greatest and most iconic cities … Read moreNew Orleans’ No. 1 Tourist Attraction Will Surprise You

A Guide to Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Revel in the bawdy French Quarter or catch a parade? Which parade? Do you plan to wear a costume on the big day? Politically themed? Historic? Risque? All of the above? New Orleans is entering the height of its annual pre-Lenten Carnival season, culminating on Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, which … Read moreA Guide to Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans

New Orleans French Quarter shooting kills 1 and wounds 9

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police had already increased patrols in New Orleans’ bustling French Quarter before gunfire erupted early Sunday, leaving one man dead and nine other people wounded in a tourist district famed for its bars, bright lights and live music. Extra uniformed and plainclothes officers were on duty and ambulance crews were on … Read moreNew Orleans French Quarter shooting kills 1 and wounds 9

New Orleans Considers Port Expansion

 Reported by TravelPulse News …CRUISE LINE & CRUISE SHIP | JANEEN CHRISTOFF | OCTOBER 25, 2016 PHOTO: More cruises mean a possibly port expansion in New Orleans. (Photo courtesy New Orleans CVB) The Port of New Orleans’ passenger numbers are growing and now may be the time to expand, says Houma Today. “Local officials and … Read moreNew Orleans Considers Port Expansion