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Duckweed, a swampy phenomenon!

A beautiful (and useful!) carpet-like green cover floating on the bayou is the smallest plant in the fern family. Its common name is duckweed, its botanical name is Lemnacae It is the second highest plant in nitrogen content, after soy. It can even be used as an...

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Memorial Day Service at the WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum celebrate the teamwork, optimism, courage, and sacrifices of the men and women who fought on the battlefront and served on the homefront in the war that changed the world. A special memorial service for these men and women and their...

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Bayou Boogaloo this weekend!

Another FREE festival this weekend! Bayou Boogaloo which is being set up for the next 3 days on the banks of Bayou St. John will feature culinary delights of New Orleans' Mid City restaurants, local New Orleans music, and local arts and crafts. Been to the French...

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What Is It About New Orleans?

What Is It About New Orleans? In short, New Orleans has everything to make life worth living and improve quality of life; eating, drinking, music, and merry making. All places in the U.S. have their own history, culture, values, and stories that made them who they...

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Music!

It's the last weekend of Jazz fest, but even if you can't make it to the festival, you should be sure to check out the after parties all around the city. There will be live music in almost every bar in the city this weekend. Click here for the full lineup of Jazz Fest...

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Jazz Fest – advice from a local

If you are visiting New Orleans over the next two weeks and planning to attend Jazz Fest at least one of the days, these tips are for you: 1. Skip breakfast and try as much of the food as you can! You can sample dishes from many local restaurants. (Some people go just...

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French Quarter Festival this weekend!

The 33rd annual French Quarter Fest is here! What a great event for visitors and natives of New Orleans! This local festival was established in 1983 and had its first year in action in 1984. Since then, the French Quarter Fest has grown into the biggest FREE music...

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Congo Square and Jazz Heritage

Jazz and Heritage Festival is less than a month away and has gotten bigger than ever. This event now attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors to New Orleans but had its humble beginnings in Congo Square, right outside of the French Quarter in what is now Louis...

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