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14th Annual Saints…

Mar 25 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The festival… more

19th Annual…

Mar 25 - 25, 2017
Travel the world in a single day at the 19th Annual Children's World's Fair -… more

Bach Around the Clock

Mar 25 - 25, 2017
Come join us for the Annual Bach Around the Clock. There will be over two… more

Backyard Grooves

Mar 25, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Mar 25 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Clarence John…

Mar 25 - 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

Dividing the Estate

Mar 25 - Apr 15, 2017
The third regional premiere of our season is the winner of the Outer Critics… more

Double Dose

Mar 25, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Drafts for Crafts -…

Mar 25 - 25, 2017
Joinus for the official launch party of PT-305. After nearly a decade of… more

Exhibition to feature…

Mar 25 - 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Louisiana Children's…

Mar 25 - 25, 2017
Travel the world in a single day at the 19th Annual Children's World's Fair -… more

Louisiana Music…

Mar 25 - 25, 2017
Join us for some live music featuring Alfred Banks. more

Louisiana Music…

Mar 25 - 25, 2017
Join us for some live music featuring Black Laurel. more

Louisiana Music…

Mar 25 - 25, 2017
Join us for some live music featuring Extended Trio. more

New Orleans Bourbon…

Mar 25 - 26, 2017
Laissez les bon temps rouler. Let the good times roll. The motto of a city that… more

New Orleans…

Mar 25 - 26, 2017
Come join us in a spring celebration featuring sugar blowing demonstrations and… more

New Orleans Mission…

Mar 25 - 25, 2017
The New Orleans Mission will host Cruisin' for the Mission, a one-day event… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 25 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 25 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Spring…

Mar 25 - Apr 2, 2017
New Orleans Spring Fiesta Association celebrates the cultural heritage… more

14th Annual Saints…

Mar 25 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The festival… 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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