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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 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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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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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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COOLinary Restaurant Month Pick: Muriel’s Jackson Square

Food Restaurants

All throughout the month of August, COOLinary New Orleans offers locals and tourists alike the chance to dine out and indulge for less, with menu specials at more than 50 participating restaurants around town. With so many great deals and amazing lunch and dinner options, it can be hard to choose where to start. This week’s pick is Muriel’s, located …

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GoNOLA Find: Arnaud’s Germaine Wells Mardi Gras Museum

Arts & Culture Things To Do

Tucked away on the second floor of the classic French Quarter restaurant Arnaud’s is a hidden gem of a museum, well worth a visit if you’re in the neighborhood or dining downstairs. Named after the woman who has reigned over more Mardi Gras balls than any other, the Germaine Cazenave Wells Mardi Gras Museum is this week’s GoNOLA Find.

The …

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A Festival with Flair: Southern Decadence 2014

Events GLBT Things To Do

Labor Day weekend in New Orleans can only mean one thing: the return of Southern Decadence. Affectionately known as “Gay Mardi Gras,” the event celebrates its 43rd anniversary this year, with events scheduled from Wednesday, August 27 through Monday, September 1, 2014. This year’s official theme is “Under The Big Top: Welcome to the Gayest Show on Earth,” with the …

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

Events Things To Do

From red dresses to dirty linens, this weekend in New Orleans offers a fashionable array of summer fun. Saturday features a whole day of excitement in the French Quarter, kicking off with the Red Dress Run in the morning and continuing into the night for Dirty Linen Night. Off-the-beaten-path activities abound this weekend, as Allways Theatre hosts the local premiere …

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New Orleans Calling: Play It By Ear

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 7-8 a.m., and you can also listen …

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COOLinary Restaurant Month Pick: Palace Cafe

Food Restaurants

August in New Orleans means an amazing array of food at great prices, as more than 50 restaurants around town celebrate COOLinary Restaurant Month. Now is a great time to treat yourself and dine out, as you can indulge in great meals at fine dining restaurants for reduced prices.

Palace Cafe serves up Andouille Crusted Fish as part of their …

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GoNOLA Find: Kawaii NOLA

Shopping

As fans of anime and Japanese culture flock to downtown New Orleans this weekend for MechaCon, this year they also have a new reason to head to Magazine Street, as Kawaii NOLA celebrates its first year in business. This cute little boutique marked its first birthday on July 20, 2014 and has quickly become a favorite among quirky, fashion-loving ladies …

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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 a culturally diverse array of things to do. Head to the French Quarter for some festing in celebration of the life and music of Louis Armstrong at Satchmo Summerfest, or chill out at the Prytania Theatre uptown for the French Film Festival. Deadheads should check out the free show Friday night at Tipitina’s, while …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Garlic Clove Shrimp from Chef Brian Landry

Recipes

Chef Brian Landry is well known for his Louisiana-inspired seafood dishes, which he serves up daily at John Besh’s Borgne restaurant. This week’s recipe is Landry’s take on barbeque shrimp, served up Spanish style instead. This dish is a great representative of Spanish influenced Creole cuisine. Sizzling shrimp in spicy-garlic oil (gambas al ajillo) can be found on many tapas …

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GoNOLA Find: The Cornstalk Hotel in the French Quarter

History Travel

If you’ve ever spent an afternoon wandering the French Quarter, or taken a carriage ride around the Vieux Carre, you’ve likely stumbled upon this week’s GoNOLA Find, the famous Cornstalk Hotel.

The historic Cornstalk Hotel is one of the most photographed spots in the French Quarter. (photo by Charles Pence, from Flickr)

Located at 915 Royal Street, the Cornstalk Hotel …

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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 a diverse range of musical options. Classical music fans can check out the International Piano Competition finals, while jazz lovers will have the chance to see Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the Saenger Theatre. Fans of 1970s rock can head to the UNO Lakefront Arena for Steely Dan Saturday …

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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.

Tales of …

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