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GoNOLA Find: Treme’s Historic Carver Theater

in Arts & Culture, Things To Do

New Orleans and classic movie theaters go way back. One of the very first movie theaters in the nation opened here, and during much of the 20th century, movie theaters were neighborhood gathering places in the way that neighborhood bars are now. Many of those historic theaters are long gone, but a few remain, and some have been restored and …

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Off the Beaten Path: A Neighborhood Guide to the French Quarter

in Food, Nightlife, Restaurants, Things To Do

New Orleans’ French Quarter offers no shortage of things to do and places to eat and drink. But with our neighborhood guide to the French Quarter we’re going slightly off the beaten path: here’s some itineraries you might not find in all the guidebooks, but you’ll be glad to discover when you’re out exploring New Orleans’ oldest historic neighborhood.

Little …

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New Orleans Museum Month: History Spots to Explore – Part 2

in Arts & Culture, History, Things To Do

August is almost over, but there’s still time to take advantage of the first-ever New Orleans Museum Month. All month, membership to any of the 15 participating institutions entitles one to free admission for two at any of the other participating spots. It’s a great way to get mileage out of an existing membership, or a perfect excuse to become …

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Exercise Your Ears: 5 Alternative New Orleans Music Clubs

Turning a corner anywhere in New Orleans, you are likely to hear the sweet sound of music all around you. Follow that sound, and you will no doubt run headfirst into one of the city’s many music clubs. The tried-and-true classics such as Snug Harbor, Maple Leaf and Preservation Hall should not be missed, but if you are seeking something …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

in Events, Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans is all about new experiences and summer fun. Celebrate the half-way point to Mardi Gras with the Krewe of OAK, try out beers from across Louisiana at Brewsiana on Saturday night, or sample live music from up-and-coming artists performing as part of the Cutting Edge CE Conference all weekend long. Enjoy a laugh with the …

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Cheap Eats in New Orleans: 5 Places to Try in 5 Neighborhoods

in Food, Restaurants

New Orleans is known world-wide for being home to some of the finest restaurants. Sometimes fine dining is what you’re going for; more often than not, though, you really just want a quick meal that won’t take a big bite out of your wallet. If you’re nodding your head “yes” to this, then check out my recommendations for five cheap …

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New Orleans Calling: The Love of Your Life

Music New Orleans All the Way Live

WWOZ’s nationally-syndicated one-hour program New Orleans All The Way Live has been recently renamed and re-imagined in a great new form, with a new name — New Orleans Calling.

Welcome to New Orleans Calling, WWOZ’s nationally syndicated program. New Orleans Calling airs on WWOZ 90.7 FM in New Orleans every Saturday morning from 7 a.m.-8 a.m., and you can …

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Labor Day in New Orleans: How to Spend the Holiday

Events Family Friendly GLBT Sports & Recreation Things To Do

Labor Day is bittersweet: while it’s an opportunity to relish a long weekend, it also signals the end of summer and all the fun that comes with it. Whether you want to take advantage of that extra day of recovery by hitting up Southern Decadence or partaking in some summery outdoor fun, here’s some ideas for ways to get the …

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National Sandwich Month: The 10 Best Places to Get a Vegetarian Sandwich in New Orleans

Food Restaurants

This month is National Sandwich Month, and it is a time for celebrating the endless possibilities of cuisine enclosed by two pieces of bread. Here in New Orleans, we have shrimp poboys and muffulettas galore, but vegetarians may be asking themselves, “What does New Orleans have for me?” Luckily, New Orleans has a host of fabulous restaurants that offer …

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New Orleans Arts Walk: Discovering Diverse Local Art By Foot

Arts & Culture Things To Do Videos

New Orleans is a city teeming with artistic talent, and there are many opportunities to soak up our creative culture. One of the best ways to enjoy the visual arts in New Orleans is by taking part in one of the city’s two Arts Walks each month. The Arts Walks are opportunities to see the latest art exhibits and installations …

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COOLinary Restaurant Month Pick: The Fountain Lounge

Food Recipes Restaurants

Now that we’ve passed the halfway mark of COOLinary Restaurant Month, we hope you’ve taken the opportunity to indulge in at least a few of the many restaurant deals available throughout New Orleans in August. With more than 50 participating restaurants to choose from, you’re bound to discover a new favorite dish while dining out for less. This week we’re …

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GoNOLA Find: St. Augustine Catholic Church

History Things To Do

An area steeped in history and made famous nationally by the hit HBO show of the same name, the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans lies just outside of the French Quarter. Once known as “Back of Town,” this neighborhood is one of the oldest in the city, and it is home to this week’s GoNOLA Find: St. Augustine Catholic Church.…

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National Rum Month: 5 Ways to Experience Rum in New Orleans

Cocktail Culture Nightlife

August, in addition to being National Sandwich Month, is National Rum Month. The resurgence of the tiki drink movement has been a large part in the recent elevation of rum in the eyes of many sophisticated drinks. No longer is rum just the drink for pirates and spring breakers! New Orleans, being the cocktail experts we are, has become …

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New Orleans Museum Month: Art Museums to Explore

Arts & Culture Things To Do

August has become the ideal month for New Orleans arts lovers. White Linen Night kicked off the gallery season at the beginning of the month, and Dirty Linen Night provided a playful foil in the Royal Street arts district the following weekend. Cultural Collision, a casual happy hour event where New Orleans arts groups promote their upcoming seasons under one …

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GoNOLA Guide: Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard

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Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard is a historic and cultural products district in New Orleans. Originally a stretch of Dryades Street, it was later named after Haley, the late civil rights and social justice advocate who resided in Central City. Once known for being a corridor of economic opportunity for minorities, the boulevard became less populated as the years passed.

For …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

Even during the lazy days of summer, there’s no excuse to be bored in New Orleans, as this weekend offers a variety of fun things to do. New Orleanians anxiously awaiting the start of football season have their shot at watching the first pre-season Saints home game on Friday night. Have fun all weekend long with events including rock shows, …

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