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For modern French Quarter restaurant Palm & Pine, constant change to stay the course

from NOLA.com: For modern French Quarter restaurant Palm & Pine, constant change to stay the course BY IAN MCNULTY | STAFF WRITER DEC 15, 2020 1 of 9 NO.palmandpine.lag.072519.0006.JPG Oaxacan mole plate is seen at Palm and Pine restaurant that offers a casual approach…

A wonderful tour full of facts and history!

A wonderful tour full of facts and history!   “When we were planning our trip to New Orleans, I knew that I really wanted to learn about voodoo and see the cemeteries. However, having had bad “ghost” tours given by other people in other places in the past, I wanted to pick something that would…

Gypsy Lou Webb, French Quarter bohemian who published Bukowski, inspired Dylan song, dies at 104

from NOLA.com Gypsy Lou Webb, French Quarter bohemian who published Bukowski, inspired Dylan song, dies at 104 With husband, published literary quarterly featuring Allen Ginsberg, Charles Bukowski, Jack Kerouac, Lawrence Ferlinghetti BY JOHN POPE | CONTRIBUTING WRITER PUBLISHED DEC 23, 2020 1 of 9

New Orleans classic Charlie’s Steak House to reopen, now led by new local chef

from NOLA.com New Orleans classic Charlie’s Steak House to reopen, now led by new local chef BY IAN MCNULTY | STAFF WRITER PUBLISHED DEC 9, 2020 1 of 9 charlies ext Charlie’s Steak House first opened in 1932 in Uptown New Orleans and evolved…

ot a cheesy ghost tour led by a costumed grim reaper.

Not a cheesy ghost tour led by a costumed grim reaper.   “We went on the ghost tour last week and loved every minute of it! This is not the cheesy tour led by the grim reaper filling our minds with vampire none sense. This was a historical tour of the French quarter with stories…

A holiday light show celebrates the Lafitte Greenway’s new plaza and its 5-year anniversary

A holiday light show celebrates the Lafitte Greenway’s new plaza and its 5-year anniversary BY MISSY WILKINSON | CONTRIBUTING WRITER DEC 11, 2020  https://www.nola.com/entertainment_life/article_c1316914-3658-11eb-a796-e76a3a7f4703.html 1 of 14 NO.greenwayart.nc.121620.0001.JPG Visitors admire the 17-foot glowing iris bouquet by William Nemitoff called ‘Iris of Memory.’ See it…

Garden District Walking Tour

Garden District Walking Tour “Nita was an outstanding tour guide. She added local flavor and color and kept us interested in hearing about history. She shared stories and other anecdotes which made it really memorable and personal. I also did the City/post-Katrina rebirth tour with guide Randy. I highly recommend both of these. They really…

An Oasis of Music – An oral history of WWOZ’s legendary “Treehouse” studio

from 64 PARISHES: An Oasis of Music An oral history of WWOZ’s legendary “Treehouse” studio BY BRIAN BOYLES   An Oasis of Music COURTESY OF WWOZ, PHOTO BY AL KENNEDY Dr. John visits the “Treehouse” during the spring 1999 pledge drive. WWOZ 90.7FM celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2016. To commemorate the…