Archive for April, 2007

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Jazz Fest 2007 is Here! Old Favorites, New Faces

27 April 2007

Its the first day of Jazz Fest and everyone staying at the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast is excited in anticipation of three great days of music, culture and plenty of sun. The temperature this morning (as we write) is a beautiful 70 degrees with low humidity. By noon its expected to be 75 degrees […]

Times-Picayune Spring 2007 Dining Guide is Out for New Orleans Eateries

23 April 2007

Some folks live and die by the word of local food writers, some could care less. As we look at the choices offered by Brett Anderson of the Picayune, we conclude that its hard to boil down the “top” restaurants in this world class restaurant city since we have so many that are light years […]

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 […]

The April 2007 issue of Architecture Digest has a feature story with spectacular photos of Helen Mirren & Taylor Hackford in New Orleans

7 April 2007

Mirren is the famed Academy Award winning actress (The Queen) and her husband, Hackford, is a movie director (An Officer and a Gentleman, Ray). It is one of the most positive post Katrina articles that we have seen on the city. This is what Mirren & Hackford say about New Orleans: “In spite of the […]

Femme-that’s French for “woman”

6 April 2007

The New Orleans Museum of Art is showing one of its most interesting and most anticipated exhibits “Femme, Femme, Femme”, the evolution of women in French society. The impressive list of artists include Picasso, Daumier and Renoir just to name a few. More than one hundred pieces have been donated by French museums to support […]

NOMCVB PR Update: New Orleans’ Heart Beats Again

6 April 2007

In a wonderful report about New Orleans, CNBC has video about the recent American College of Cardiology’s successful meeting here early last week. Click the link to view a great news segment about their conference. With over 30,000 doctors coming to the city, isn’t it time for you to consider a visit? That many intelligent people must […]