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Mardi Gras has been a part of New Orleans since the city was first founded. The Carnival Season features numerous parades and opportunities for locals and visitors alike to eat, drink, and be merry. This season culminates in Fat Tuesday, an all-day celebration where the...

OMG! OMG! OMG! The Bride-to-Be has chosen New Orleans for Mardi Gras for her bachelorette destination. Well, you and your gal pals better prepare for the party of a lifetime! If the bride-to-be was looking for something different, something a little wild, some place where memories...

If you haven’t noticed, over the last few years, New Orleans has seen a boom in local breweries. Nola Brewing Company, The Courtyard Brewery, and Urban South Brewery showcase some of the city’s best ales, lagers, porters, and pilsners. These destinations are great for tours...

1. New Orleans is all about going overboard, and Mardi Gras is no exception. In New Orleans, you’ll often hear of people over eating, over drinking, and dressing over enthusiastically! There’s always an excuse to dress up in costume, grab a fancy, over-the-top meal, and over...

Carnival is officially here, guys!!!! So, we thought NOW was a good time to awaken your Mardi Gras spirit by introducing our favorite ways to decorate your home, car, or dog with last years’ Mardi Gras catches!!! We LOVE to decorate fences: Trees:   Our Kid’s strollers: Potholes:     ...

  Trying to shed some of that winter weight you gained over the holiday’s? Want to stay on track with your new year’s resolution? Sidestep the extra calories of elaborate happy-hour drinks with these cocktails that maximize flavor without blowing your diet.   Mizado Cocina's Skinny Batida Mizado Cocina's...

The holidays are the perfect time to celebrate! Most importantly, it’s the best excuse to throw a party for your company. It’s a simple show of appreciation that is sure to go a long way your work family. Party planning can be fun, as long...

Photo credit: French Market’s Annual Tree Lighting French Market’s Annual Tree Lighting (November 17 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm) :: The French Market features holiday activities daily. Enjoy shopping, holiday decorations, costumed characters and even strolling carolers. On November 17th from 5-6, the New Orleans Jazz National Historical...

The New Orleans Locals Top 5 Business Lunch Spots Trying to select the best restaurants to hold a business lunch in the city is a skill. Business lunches are all about making a good impression, but if the atmosphere is not impressive, that may be difficult....