Archive for October, 2006

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We know that New Orleans is well known for haunted places, does the Avenue Inn have any ghosts?

5 October 2006

We get this question all the time. Quite frankly, its a matter of opinion and we leave that up to our guests. We’ve had reports of many strange occurrences over the years. Some we attribute to co-incidence and others, perhaps, to friendly old Dr. Picard, one of the original owners. He passed away here in […]

The Art of Shopping in Style-Magazine Street festival evening

5 October 2006

Each October, the merchants on renowned Magazine Street collaborate for an evening of free food, door prizes, festivities, fun and of course shopping! My wife would never speak to me again if we missed this night on the town each year. We usually invite a few of our suburb friends to come into the city […]

Upperline Restaurant one of our favorites and a hit with guests

5 October 2006

For the past five years we have referred guests to Upperline. I can’t recall anyone who did not come back raving about the experience. JoAnn Cleavenger is a master at what she does and with her outstanding crew in front of the house and in the kitchen, one can be assured of an evening to […]

Commander’s Palace Re-Opens

4 October 2006

After a long wait post-Katrina, locals and visitors to the city have been rewarded with the reopening of this historic restaurant on Sunday October 1, 2006. The restaurant had significant damage from the loss of their roof; the entire facility had to be remodeled. The good news is that they are open with everthing in […]


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