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Theaters in the New Orleans area tune up for a variety of vintage delights

21 April 2007

From the Times-Picayune arts and entertaiment section comes a reminder that culture in a musical comedy format is back in full in our region. Now would be a good time to plan a visit over a weekend to see one or more of these productions. Fans and fanatics will be able to soak in examples of […]

Jazz Fest, first weekend not far away! April 27-29 2007

15 April 2007

It’s one of New Orleans and the world’s most anticipated events; the Godfather of Jazz festivals; the first of two weekends with no rivals. The festival is non-stop music from great local and nationally known performers. Restaurants compete to serve the tastiest dishes in the food row and the huge arts and crafts tents are […]

2007 French Quarter Festival-Don’t Miss It!

25 March 2007

The Music Schedule for the 24th annual French Quarter Festival April 13th-15th, 2007 is now up on the official website! The menu of food vendors for the worlds largest jazz brunch is also available as is the calender of special events! For those of you not aware of this local festival, its grown over the […]

Mardi Gras has come and gone-what a great holiday for all

22 February 2007

Its Thursday, February 22 and we are just getting things back in order from the terrific 14 days of Carnival. By all accounts, this year’s crowds, estimated at 800,000, signaled that New Orleans is slowly but surely making its way back. The best part of this season was the weather. For the first time in […]

Mardi Gras off to a huge start!

17 February 2007

Last evening, Friday, February 16th, three parades rolled in Uptown New Orleans. The crowds were especially large, larger that we could remember in recent years. And this was just the first of five major nights of the holiday. Out B&B is packed with excited guests who have a first class view and access to the […]

First weekend of Mardi Gras 2007 great fun!

11 February 2007

It’s Sunday February 11th and the last few parades are still rolling down St. Charles Avenue in front of our historic home. The house was filled with quite a few repeat guests from Mardi Gras past, and some new comers to Carnival. A complete sell-out. The weather was just wonderful, 50’s in the evening & […]

Girlfriend Getaway Package-”Leave the Boys Home” selected by major internet directory as “favorite”

8 January 2007, one of the largest online directories in the United States, has selected the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast’s package “Leave the Boys Home” as one of their favorites among a short list of selected B&B’s around the country. The package was created exclusively for “girlfriends” (mothers/daughters; sisters; friends, etc) so that they could take […]

Eagles Fans- Playoff package with tickets for January 13th 2007 game with Saints

8 January 2007

We have one package remaining for the Saturday playoff game, January 13th 2007, between the Eagles and the Saints. The package includes the grand king junior suite with four poster bed, sitting area, free parking, wireless internet and continental breakfast for two nights. The package also includes two loge/clubhouse tickets on the Saints side at the […]

Breaking Up is Hard To Do, But I’ll Get Over Him

18 November 2006

It was just before Valentine’s Day and a friend of ours was feeling a bit low. She had just split up with her boyfriend of several years and the holiday for lovers was just around the corner. She would be alone. Attempting to cheer her up, I said “you know, what you need is our ‘Breaking Up is Hard […]

Mock ‘N’ Rock Wedding Package Offers A Test Drive in the Nuptials of Your Dreams

11 November 2006

Ever test-drive a new car? Sample the cookies at the bakery before you buy? Taste the ice cream before it goes in the cone? Then the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast “Mock ‘N’ Rock Wedding” package may be just what some adventurous couples are looking for. Here’s a chance for a non-threatening trial wedding and vacation to […]

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