With the holiday shopping season upon us, new-to-NOLA residents might be wondering where the best places are to get all of their shopping done. While I’m big into shopping locally at the unique New Orleans boutiques that call Magazine Street and the French Quarter home, sometimes you just have to make a trip to … the mall! Here’s an overview of the shopping malls around New Orleans, and what makes each one special.
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Where to eat in New Orleans 10/7/2013
We’re eating & drinking our way through New Orleans with the #NewinNOLA crew. Venues from Sept. 30 to Oct. 7:
- Hansen’s in Uptown
- Hollygrove Market & Farm
- Taj Mahal in Old Metairie
- Mona’s on Magazine Street
- McClure’s Barbecue on Magazine Street
- Cafe du Monde in the quarter
- Mister Apple in the quarter
Where to eat in New Orleans 9/2/2013
We’re eating & drinking our way through New Orleans with the #NewinNOLA crew. Here’s where we spent the last week of September (time flies, right?!):
- Tan Dinh
- Pho Bistreaux
- Lee’s Hamburgers
- Creole Creamery
- Croissant d’Or
- The American Sector
Free museum admission today in New Orleans
It’s Museum Day (Sept. 28, 2013) and several museums in New Orleans are waiving admission – but you have to print a ticket via the Smithsonian’s website.
Important – the ticket is good for two people only. If you have more than two people (group of friends), make sure people print their own tickets.
Participating museums in New Orleans:
Where to eat in New Orleans 8/26/13
We’re eating & drinking our way through New Orleans with the #NewinNOLA crew. Venues from Aug. 19 – 26:
- Pierre Maspero’s
- St. Lawrence
- Bar Tonique
See the yummy food photos here.
Follow our food adventures throughout the week on Instagram (@NewinNOLA).
What to see other great New Orleans restaurants we’ve visited? Check them out here.
Our New Orleans food adventures 6/10/13
We’re eating our way through New Orleans. Restaurants this week included The Midway, Zea’s, Korea House, Hansen’s and Darwell’s in Long Beach, Miss.
Check out the full post on Storify.
Free donuts today in New Orleans
Happy National Doughnut/Donut Day! Have you celebrated the holiday already?
We suggest you swing by Blue Dot Donuts in Mid-City. Yum. Here’s why we think they are a must-visit vendor in New Orleans.
Free donut options today:
New Orleans neighborhood map
This neighborhood map of New Orleans has been tremendously helpful. Where is Mid-City? Bywater? Uptown?
This map has the answers. Via NewOrleansOnline.com:
Storyville Apparel has a more detailed map. And, you can buy the T-shirt version of this map via Storyville.