Archive for December, 2006

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My son is planning a visit to N.O. with his fiance in March, 2007. Can you tell me if the St. Charles Ave. Streetcar is back in operation? Les-Oregon

5 December 2006

The streetcar system is being worked on as we speak. The St. Charles line will be 40% completed by the end of this month, but they have not been specific about the rest of the line. I would not be able to guarantee that for March. The good news is that they have put city […]

I was wondering if you knew of any charities off hand that really do a good job in the city. I’d like to donate this year instead of giving presents… I know people down there could use money or presents much more than my family could. Maria-Colorado

5 December 2006

How nice of you! May God bless you and your family for such a wonderful gesture. There are of course hundreds of charities. Here is a website that lists quite a few Katrina related charities and you could begin a search and research here. They list a top ten in the upper right and I […]

We may be able to get tickets for the 2007 Sugar Bowl, do you have any packages? Julie-Baton Rouge

4 December 2006

We were thrilled to learn that Louisiana State will meet Notre Dame in the 73rd Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic. These teams have excellent records at 10-2 and have both played each other in years past, but never in the Sugar Bowl. LSU and Notre Dame Fans will enjoy a re-vitalized New Orleans and a tourism […]

The Media Just Won’t Give New Orleans Tourism a Break

1 December 2006

Just when we thought the media had enough of beating us up, Today’s USA TODAY had a headline about crime in the city. And what was it about? They rehashed some recent episodes and gave the impression that it was unsafe to be in New Orleans. They also said that the crime was 70% related […]

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