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Bike through the Garden District and admire the graciousness of the architecture, stop and stroll through Lafayette Cemetery , than mosey on over to Magazine Street for shopping and lunch. Better yet, head further uptown to Whole Foods, grab a sandwich and continue on to Audubon Park and picnic on the banks of the Mississippi. Relax, stretch your legs and hope that you are luckily enough to see a huge ship pass as she navigates down the river.
New Orleans seems to be a natural fit for the annual Essence Music Festival. This is a very special year for the 16 -year-old event as they are also celebrating the 40th anniversary of the publication of Essence magazine, the best selling periodical dedicated to African American women.
Make no mistake, this year’s Essence Festival is not to be missed!
Magazine is full of local character and charm. This stimulating street features exciting architecture – including everything from large columns of the Greek Revival to the playful colors of Victorian cottages accented with tedious gingerbread millwork.
BP and the Coast Guard are not doing an acceptable job of containing and cleaning up the oil. Do you know that the local mayors and our governor have ,for the last 3 weeks , begged for permission to start dredging and building levees outside of the marshes so that the oil could be contained.
A salad combination you may never expect, but are sure to love, is sweet and tangy Watermelon and Tomato Salad. I first had this salad last year at the restaurant Coquette while shopping on Magazine Street.
New Orleans is one of the most unique cities in the world. Whether you have visited in the past or coming for the first time, I’d like to share a bit of insight with you….. read more »