Archive for August, 2008

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Paying More but Getting Less for Lodging? Try a B&B!

7 August 2008

Amid a difficult economy, overall satisfaction with hotels is down notably in 2008, says the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 survey of customer satisfaction with North American hotels. Four of the six segments — upscale, mid-scale full service, mid-scale limited service and economy/budget — fell in overall satisfaction compared with 2007. And overall satisfaction with […]

The Eighth Annual Satchmo SummerFest Is back at the Old US Mint! July 31-August 3, 2008

3 August 2008

Locals and visitors alike are celebrating the life of Louis Armstrong with a fun-filled weekend of activities and music.  We went to the edge of the French Quarter yesterday and found four stages all located within the Old US Mint. There were the Traditional Jazz Stage, Contemporary Jazz Stage, and a Brass Band Stage; Plus a Children’s Stage […]