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Goop Goes New Orleans!

In Gwenyth Paltrow’s blogosphere of suggestions on places to go, things to see, and things to enhance your life, she shares her guest editor’s favorite places to go while he’s in the Big Easy. Michael Stipe, the frontman of the band R.E.M., exposes some of New Orleans treasured hotspots. That[…]

Painting the City of New Orleans

The Grand Victorian enjoyed featuring Marina’s Watercolors for an art show in the parlor of the house. The local artist exemplifies the vibrancy and excitement of the Big Easy through captivating colors. Her delicate and tactful strokes of her watercolor palette offer an interesting perspective of New Orleans landscape and[…]

New Orleans Survives Tropical Storm Lee

This Labor Day weekend turned out to be extra wet in New Orleans. With showers beginning on Friday, Tropical Storm Lee hit New Orleans by Sunday. The National Hurricane Center claimed Lee’s center was approximately 110 miles west-northwest of New Orleans with winds reaching 45 mph. Thankfully the Grand Victorian and[…]

Explore the Bayou on a Swamp Tour

As summer comes to an end and the weather begins to cool down, it’s never a better time to enjoy a swamp tour down here in the New Orleans Bayou. The source of the Cajun culture in the Big Easy, the airboat ride through the bayou allows you to see[…]

Art Show at the Grand Victorian

The Grand Victorian is excited to host an art show featuring the works of local painter, Marina G. Reed. Reed was born in Caracas, Venezuela, but has lived in New Orleans since 1965.  Enamored by the historic architecture, her watercolors feature New Orleans’ houses. She also has paintings inspired by[…]

Cool Down with New Orleans Coolinary Summer!

Cool down this summer with New Orleans’ restaurants summer specials. Over fifty local restaurants are participating in the COOLinary summer promotion and feature mouthwatering 2 or 3 course lunch for $20 or less and 3 course dinners for $35 or less.   From the French Quarter to the Central Business[…]

Fodor’s Choice 2011 – Grand Victorian

Fodor’s, the leading name in travel information, today announced that the Grand Victorian B&B has been recognized as a 2011 Fodor’s Choice selection. This distinction designates the Grand Victorian as a leader in its field for service, quality, and value in the 2011 year.   Fodor’s travel, founded in 1936[…]

New Orleans Number 1 City for Singles

No one needed to tell us New Orleans is number one! This past week the Today Show announced, based on studies by Travel + Leisure, that New Orleans was voted the number one in three categories: for singles, for cocktails, and for fascinating people.   Based on numerous factors including[…]

“Planking” Hits the Big Easy

The activity “planking” has been taking the country by storm. The trend elicits people from all over to share pictures of the “planker” lying facedown and hands touching his or her sides. These guys take planking to the next level as they plank throughout New Orleans. From Jackson Square, to,[…]

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