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New Orleans’ Historic Homes

New Orleans' architecture, like its food, music, and people, echoes the multicultural influences that make our beautiful city so special. You will notice in visiting the historic parts of our city that there are distinguishable architectural typologies ranging from...

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All Aboard the American Duchess!

Yesterday, Monday, August 14th 2017, the newest and arguably best vessel cruising the Mississippi disembarked from the Port of New Orleans on her maiden voyage! The American Duchess is the newest addition to the well known American Queen family of domestic...

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A REAL New Orleans Saint!

New Orleans is of course home to the Saints football team, but did you know that it is also the home of the (potentially) first New Orleanian to be declared a saint by the Catholic church?  Henriette Delille was a woman of the 1800s, born to a Frenchman and a free...

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The Italian Side of the French Quarter

Some people are surprised to find out that the historical center of New Orleans, the French Quarter, isn't really very French! Though founded by the French, the architecture is mostly influenced by the 40 year rule of the Spanish. And a lot of the food is heavily...

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Algiers Plantation Home Repurposed

LeBeuf Plantation as it was formerly known is now called Quarters A. This French Creole style estate is one of the few remaining plantation homes in New Orleans! Most of the original houses built on long plots of land known as plantations (or farms) were fatal victims...

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OPA! GREEK FEST ON THE BAYOU!

The annual New Orleans Greek Festival is this Memorial Day weekend on the banks of Bayou St. John and it is one of the most popular festivals we have (and we have A LOT of festivals!). The Greeks have had a presence in New Orleans for over 250 years and their culture...

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