New in NOLA’s most popular newcomer advice for 2013

We’ve learned a lot this past year. The biggest thing we’ve learned – there’s so much MORE to learn about New Orleans.


photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in

We’ve learned the proper way to pronounce street names (“Chop-uh-too-lus”), that Big Freedia has an amazing Pandora station, that “neutral ground” is the correct term for a median in New Orleans, that NOLA’s Running of the Bulls is worth getting up early for and you should never ever call a street car a “trolley” – ever.

The most popular advice posts we did in 2013:

Good places to live in New Orleans

Things to do with Mardi Gras beads

New Orleans has its own set of directions

How to get a driver’s license in Louisiana

How to find an apartment in New Orleans

Beware of stinging caterpillars in New Orleans

New Orleans neighborhood map

Top 30 things to do in New Orleans (TripAdvisor)

Where to pee in New Orleans during Mardi Gras

Tips for St. Patrick’s Day parade in New Orleans

What is Russian cake?

How to wear a summer hat

How to rent an apartment in New Orleans (

New Orleans shopping mall guide

How to get a library card in New Orleans

Here’s the rest of our advice posts in 2013. What advice should we tackle in 2014?

Bonus: We offer more advice on Instagram (@NewinNOLA) that doesn’t make its way to Make sure you follow us there.

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