Love history? New Orleans contains some of the nation’s oldest examples of original French, Spanish, and American architecture. Some of New Orleans’ most distinguished residents lived in homes that have now become museums scattered throughout the city just waiting for you to tour. When you visit New Orleans, plan your[…]
The Grand Victorian is conveniently located in the Garden District, but how convenient are we to various event venues in other parts of the city? The quick answer is about 15-20 minutes from most places. Here is a guide to help you plan your stay. French Quarter (Cafe du Monde,[…]
Experience the New Orleans Food and Wine Experience May 20-23, 2015. Now in it’s 23rd year, this nationally recognized festival boasts 52 wineries, 53 restaurants, 24 exhibitors, and 26 special guests – plus numerous special events and seminars spread out over 4 days. Since its inception, this non-profit festival has raised over[…]
Get your count down on at Jackson Square, near our New Orleans bed and breakfast, for live music with Eric Lindell and the Honey Island Swamp Band. Just before midnight, from the top of Jax Brewery, the 8-foot-tall fleur-de-lis drops down to switch on the 2014 light. After the drop, you[…]
The holiday events near our New Orleans bed and breakfast just keep rolling with 85 events listed, 50 of which are free, and many great specials still available to make your holiday a festive one. Take a peek into quiet courtyards in the French Quarter, conveniently located near our bed and breakfast[…]
There is a wonderful new behind-the-scenes activity at the Audubon Institute’s Aquarium of the Americas in the French Quarter of New Orleans that will appeal to all ages. I gave a Backstage Penguin Pass to several family members as a Christmas present ages from 5 to 75 years old.[…]
We ventured downtown between Mardi Gras parades this weekend and got a sneak peek at what the rest of this week will offer for locals and our visitors. You can read more about this in the Super Bowl Fan Guide pull out in the Gambit or at www.nolasuperbowl.com This past[…]
Free events and free things are not only for incoming students, but for everyone. There are many fun and interesting ways to enjoy New Orleans that don’t cost a thing!BONUS FREEBIE: We have a free Night’s Stay at the New Orleans’ Grand Victorian Bed and Breakfast: BUY TWO NIGHTS & GET THE[…]
We don’t let the heat keep us from enjoying the city and the summer; here’s what’s coming up to keep you cool during the doldrums of August. Satchmo Fest – August 3rd, 4th, 5th Satchmo Fest is the premier American jazz festival dedicated to the life, music and legacy[…]
Tomatoes, Seafood and Zydeco: this festival trio (June 9-12, 2012) celebrates the early summer harvest bounty of the New Orleans region. The festivals are held at the same time and in the same location, the French Market District, 8 blocks along the Mississippi River from Jackson Square to Esplanade Avenue,[…]
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