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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Tales of the Cocktail Competition Winning Hurricane Caesar

Cocktail Culture Recipes

The 12th annual Tales of the Cocktail winds to a close today. The event brings together bartenders, mixologists and spirits industry professionals from around the world for a week-long celebration of the best in cocktails. Each year, the festival honors one classic cocktail and invites bartenders to put their own twist on it for their Official Cocktail Competition.

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GoNOLA Find: Crescent City Comics on Freret Street

Family Friendly Pick of the Week Shopping Things To Do

Where do geeks converge in New Orleans? Head to the heart of the Freret Street resurgence to get your comic book fix at this week’s GoNOLA Find, Crescent City Comics.

Crescent City Comics offers a fantastic collection of pre-1960 Silver Age comics. Image courtesy Crescent City Comics.

This locally owned comic book store celebrates 5 years on Freret this …

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Satchmo Summerfest: A New Orleans Style Celebration of Louis Armstrong

Events Music Things To Do

New Orleans celebrates the life, legacy and music of its most famous native son, Louis Armstrong, with Satchmo Summerfest, a free three-day festival August 1-3, 2014 at the Louisiana State Museum’s Old U.S. Mint. Produced by the same folks who put on French Quarter Festival, this annual event is now in its 14th year. The festival usually takes place during …

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

Events Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans is all about the art of the mixed drink, as Tales of the Cocktail celebrates its 12th year. Look forward to a weekend full of spirits industry events, plus parties perfect for cocktail enthusiasts, like the Pig & Punch party on Sunday afternoon. Grab a to-go cup for the Daiquiri Day Parade on Saturday, take …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Cherry Bounce and Improved Bombo Cocktails from Cane & Table

Cocktail Culture Recipes

In celebration of the 12th annual Tales of the Cocktail next week, July 16-20, we thought we’d share a few truly classic cocktail recipes from Cane & Table. These cocktails can trace their roots back to Revolutionary War times and our founding fathers, but they’ve been updated with a modern twist. Pour one at home, or head to 1113 Decatur …

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GoNOLA Find: Pitot House on Bayou St. John

History Pick of the Week Things To Do

The Pitot House is the only Creole Colonial style house museum in New Orleans. Image courtesy neworleansonline.com.

Tucked away on the banks of Bayou St. John in the Esplanade Ridge neighborhood, the Pitot House is a Creole colonial plantation home that was built in the 18th century, and it is the only one of its kind in New Orleans that …

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

Events GLBT Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers plenty of summer fun. Head downtown early Saturday morning for a Running of the Bulls, New Orleans style, and stay for the Bastille Day Fête free festival on Spanish Plaza. Beat the heat with indoor entertainment all weekend long as the New Orleans Film Society presents a new gay and lesbian-themed film festival, or …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Strawberries Arnaud Dessert from Arnaud’s Restaurant

Food Recipes Restaurants

When the famous French Quarter restaurant Arnaud’s teamed up with MS Rau Antiques for a decadent romantic treat, they made headlines for serving up a multi-million dollar dessert, complete with pink diamond engagement ring. However, the dessert, Strawberries Arnaud, is available here in New Orleans anytime for just $8.25 (minus the diamond ring, of course). Arnaud’s is one of more …

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GoNOLA Find: Popp’s Fountain in City Park

History

Originally built in 1937 as one of the depression-era Works Progress Administration projects in City Park, Popp’s Fountain now plays frequent host to wedding ceremonies and cocktail parties. It wasn’t always that way, however. Popp’s Fountain has an interesting history worth exploring, which is what makes it this week’s pick for our GoNOLA Find.

Popp’s Fountain on a freezing January …

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

Events Music Things To Do

There is plenty of fun to be had during the long 4th of July weekend in New Orleans, including family fun, empowerment and a musical feast at Essence Fest. The annual dueling barges fireworks show on the Mississippi River on Friday night is worth watching, as is the new multimedia production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Tulane. Saturday evening …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Apple Brie and Walnut Salad with Orange Champagne Vinaigrette

Food Recipes Restaurants

Each August, New Orleanians cool down their palates with a taste of COOLinary Restaurant Month. The event features lunch and dinner specials from more than 50 participating restaurants around town, and the result is a delicious way to dine out for less. August in New Orleans offers plenty to do, with fun events like COOLinary, White Linen Night, Satchmo SummerFest, …

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GoNOLA Find: St. Roch Cemeteries & Chapel

History Travel

New Orleans holds many hidden treasures, curiosities tucked away for decades that are well-known by the neighborhood but a mystery to the wider world. One of these such gems lies in a part of town that has seen a bit of a resurgence over the past few years. That’s why this week’s GoNOLA Find is the St. Roch Cemeteries & …

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

Events Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers an eclectic mix of things to see and do, from circus performers, to bounce rap artists, to videos of cats from across the Internet. After you’ve had your fill, relax and imbibe on a variety of beers or wines during FestivALES or the Summer Wine Festival.

All Weekend

1. Ringling Bros. and Barnum &

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Emeril’s New Orleans-style Stuffed Artichokes

Food Recipes

A favorite among the Italian-American community here in New Orleans, stuffed artichokes make a perfect side dish for outdoor celebrations, cookouts and festivals. With a little advanced preparation, this recipe for New Orleans-style Stuffed Artichokes from Emeril Lagasse can be easily made at home and is sure to make you the hit of any 4th of July get together.

Emeril’s…

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GoNOLA Find: Milton H. Latter Memorial Library

Family Friendly History Things To Do

A trip down St. Charles Avenue may have you wishing for a peek into one of the many historic mansions that line this world famous street. While most of the mansions are privately owned and closed to the public, the Milton H. Latter Memorial Library at 5120 St. Charles Avenue offers a glimpse into the storied past of New Orleans.…

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

Arts & Culture Events GLBT Nightlife Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers empowering events, intoxicating spectacles and spiritual feasts. Celebrate diversity with New Orleans Pride, and embrace girl power at Festigals. Indulge in live performances of Reefer Madness and Bourbon & Burlesque showcase forbidden pleasures. After all of that, cleanse your spirit at a ritual voodoo blessing and feast in honor of St. John.

All Weekend

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