Looking for a nearby eatery after Jazz Fest – try Luizza’s

 Liuzza’s by the Track has become a local hot spot in this Mid-City neighborhood, especially for the two weekends of Jazz Fest, when tens of thousands of festival attendees can’t help but walk by the establishment on their way to … Continue reading

Tips for Making the Most Out of the Jazz Fest Music Lineup

Whether you go to New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival for one day or all seven, you want to make the most out of the experience—especially when it comes to catching all the great live music you have at your … Continue reading

2014 French Quarter Fest Food Guide

 As the Food tab on the French Quarter Fest website aptly puts it, “Food abounds” at New Orleans’ second biggest festival of the year. A huge draw for the city and its tourism (and locals too of course), the food … Continue reading

Louisiana Crawfish Festival- Will You Suck the Heads?

Just outside of New Orleans, Chalmette in St. Bernard parish hosts the annual Louisiana Crawfish Festival (March 20th-23rd) each year, a lavish celebration of one of the most beloved local seafoods, just in time for the start of its season, … Continue reading

NOLA Lit Fest: 2013 Words & Music Festival

Literature is ingrained in the history of New Orleans, and many authors have lived in and loved the city, both visitors and natives alike. You can enjoy a few different festivals celebrating this long lit history and current state of … Continue reading

Deutsches Haus: New Orleans’ Official Oktoberfest Host

October means many things for New Orleanians—the coming of fall weather, fall festivals, Halloween and, of course, Oktoberfest. While many bars and restaurants across the city host their own interpretation of Oktoberfest (Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26)—generally themed with plenty of … Continue reading

Modern Masterpieces at the New Orleans Film Festival

  Where do more than 200 filmmakers turn when they’re looking for new audiences for their modern cinematic efforts? For these filmmakers—who come from New Orleans, Los Angeles, Haiti, Brazil, Chile, Iceland, Amsterdam, Japan and more—one such place is the … Continue reading

Hop Across the River for More Culture and Entertainment at Gretna Fest

   Encompassing 25 blocks of Gretna on the river, Gretna Hertitage Fest celebrates 19 years of food, music and culture this year on Friday, Oct. 4th (3 p.m. to 11 p.m.), Saturday Oct. 5th (12 p.m. to 11 p.m.) and Sunday, … Continue reading

Shuckin’ Away at the New Orleans Oyster Festival -2013

    A delicacy in New Orleans, oysters have found a special place in the hearts of locals, visitors and foodies around the world. As the city has some of the best seafood in the world, it’s no surprise that … Continue reading