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Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 1 - 8, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 1 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Preservation Jazz…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Live New Orleans Jazz nightly! more

Southern Decadence…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Second NOLA Bike to Work Day Presented by Entergy and Bike Easy

 

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Second NOLA Bike to Work Day Presented by Entergy and Bike Easy

WHO:  Greater New Orleans residents, Entergy Corporation and Bike Easy 

WHAT: Bicyclists from all over New Orleans will commemorate the 2nd NOLA Bike to Work Day by biking to work

WHEN/WHERE:        Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Scheduled NOLA Bike to Work Day events include the following:

7:00 - 7:30 AM:             Meet up at Bike Convoy(s) Hub Stations

Those who work in the CBD can join experienced riders at dozens of Hub Stations throughout Orleans Parish to ride together downtown. Official rider rangers will depart at 7:30 AM. Select hub stations will be offering free coffee or snacks for riders. Visit http://bikeeasy.org/events/archives/929/ for a complete list of Hub stations open for morning meet ups.  

 

8:00 - 10:00 AM:            Morning Meet Up For All Riders

Duncan Plaza (On Loyola Avenue between Gravier and Perdido Streets; across from City Hall)

Stop by Duncan Plaza on your way to work for complimentary snacks, giveaways and to take a group photo on the steps of City Hall.

 

5:00 - 8:00 PM:             Bike to Work Day After Party

American Sector at the National WWII Museum (945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130)

Stop by American Sector for an extended celebration with exclusive food and beverage specials for Bike to Work Day participants.       

HOW:                           This event is free and anyone with a bike can participate. Register as an individual, create a group to ride with or volunteer as a ride ranger online at http://bikeeasy.org/events/archives/929/Pre-register as an individual rider today and be entered to win a bicycle and other great prizes.

Free New Orleans Bike Maps will be available at all New Orleans Public Library branches throughout the day. Select local bike shops will be offering free bicycle tune-ups throughout the day.

WHY:                           NOLA Bike to Work Day will raise awareness about the benefits of biking and regional developments that are making biking easier and safer for all.

Before Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans had approximately 11 miles of bicycle paths. Thanks to a grant from Entergy Corporation and a partnership between the City of New Orleans and the Louisiana Public Health Institute, the city now boasts over 50 miles with more planned or under construction.

For its efforts, the City of New Orleans has been designated a Bronze Level Bike Friendly City by the League of American Bicyclists - joining other cities such as Portland, Boulder and Austin who are designated bike-friendly cities. In 2012, the Alliance for Bicycling and Walking Benchmarking Reported ranked New Orleans tenth nationwide for the highest number of workers commuting by bike.

Entergy Corporation, which celebrates its 100th birthday this year, is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation's leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $10 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.

 

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