Experience New Orleans Affordably in the Comfort of a Chartered Bus
If visitors to New Orleans are seeking a different approach to touring the city and its surrounds, they now have an affordable, interesting and fun option. Free Tours by Foot is offering a guided bus tour into and through the districts most tourists want to see...and into areas they desire, but find too far to walk to.
For more information contact: Stephen Pickhardt Stephen@freetoursbyfoot.com or 347-576-0394
|National WWII Museum Welcomes Restored P-40 Curtiss Warhawk |
Vintage fighter aircraft to represent the famed Flying Tigers Squadron - Contact call 877-813-3329 or 504-528-1944.
The Remedy Room: Not feeling well? Hungover? Training for a marathon? Look no further. The Remedy Room is New Orleans' first boutique infusion therapy clinic. Specializing in IV hydration and nutrition therapy, The Remedy Room utilized fluids and naturally occurring vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to improve the symptoms of hangovers, enhance athletic performance, defend against common illnesses and promote general wellness.
Contact - www.theremedyroom.com.
Easter Brunch at the Famous Orleans Ballroom
Family Workshop: Radio Sound Effects
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion
Don't touch that dial! In this fun-filled family workshop, kids and parents will explore the medium of radio by providing the voices and sounds effects in a WWII radio play. Games and activities include learning how to make real radio sound effects and listening to famous WWII-era radio broadcasts before becoming part of the cast in an original WWII radio drama. Come discover how radio can be even more fun and creative than TV. Workshops are designed for children ages 8 - 12. Pre-registration is required for workshops. Please make your reservation online now, call 504-528-1944 x 304 to secure your spot. 1 adult per 3 kids required.
Easter Day Brunch in the Waldorf Astoria Ballroom
Join The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf AstoriaTM Hotel for Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 20, 2014, featuring entertainment by Antoine Diel from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30p.m. Complimentary valet parking and free-flowing champagne. Adults $79 / Children ages 6 to 10 $29. Reservations Required. Call (504) 648-1200.
What: Traditional Easter Brunch with Carl LeBlanc Jazz Trio.
Where: The famous Orleans Ballroom at the Bourbon Orleans hotel of the New Orleans Hotel Collection
Address: Orleans Avenue, in the French Quarter, just behind St Louis Cathedral
When: Sunday April 20th. Two seatings: 10am and 12:30pm.
Cost: Adults $65 . Children $30.
Parking: Special valet parking just $10.
For additional inquiries, please contact Mark Wilson, Bourbon Orleans Hotel 523-2222.
Dinner with a Curator - Kim Guise Presents "Chow Time: Feeding an Army in World War II"
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Come and get it! Ever have corn willie or bacon ducks prepared by greasepots and doughpunchers and washed down by bamboo juice or cat beer? Hear about the task of feeding an army, what GIs ate in the field and how holidays were celebrated while in service during WWII. Learn the lingo and use your fightin' tools (utensils) in a finer mess hall experience. Get a closer look at artifacts such as wartime rations, canteens, mess kits and menus.
Dinner with a Curator is a seasonal series where Museum staff and guests discuss a featured topic related to World War II while enjoying a delicious three-course dinner. All dinners catered by Chef John Besh at the Museum's American Sector restaurant. Space is limited. Reservations are required. To see a schedule of topics or make a reservation, visit http://www.nationalww2museum.org/american-sector/ or call 504-528-1944 x 213.
63rd Annual Tomato Festival
May 2 - 4, 2014
2320 Paris Road Chalmette, LA 70043
Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church & School invites St. Bernard Parish residents and visitors to celebrate a local delicacy and kick-off the Creole tomato season with delicious food including Raw and Grilled Oysters, Tomato-a-la-Chalmette, BBQ Shrimp, Jambalaya, Shrimp Fettuccini, Crawfish Fried Rice, Italian Sausage, Pizza, Funnel Cakes, Chicken Strips, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, and much more. The weekend features live local entertainment, games, & rides. The annual Tomato Queen Pagaent and Baby Contests are held on the Saturday of the festival and a 5K race and Fun Run is held before the festival.
Contact: 504-271-2953 or email@example.com
|PHIL BRINGS THE GRILL TO DOWNTOWN NEW ORLEANS |
Restaurateur Phil de Gruy's Award-Winning Burger Restaurant, Phil's Grill, Now Open
Known by many as Louisiana's ‘Top Bun', Phil de Gruy, recently expanded his burgeoning burger empire, Phil's Grill, when he opened his third outpost at 748 Camp Street in New Orleans' Central Business District (CBD). Contact - 504.309.7702 or http://www.phils-grill.com/.
DR. JOHN'S LEGENDARY MUSICAL INFLUENCE TO BE HONORED AT ONE-NIGHT-ONLY CONCERT EVENT ON MAY 3 AT THE SAENGER THEATRE IN NEW ORLEANS
May 3, 2014 - 9pm
On Saturday, May 3, 2014, esteemed musicians and friends will join together for "The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music," a special concert event taping honoring this musical icon in his hometown of New Orleans. Taking place at the historic Saenger Theatre in the French Quarter, the concert will pay homage to Dr. John's illustrious songbook and feature once-in-a-lifetime collaborations from a lineup of prestigious and award-winning artists including Gregg Allman, Tab Benoit, Ryan Bingham, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Chief Monk Boudreaux, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Bill Kreutzmann, Chuck Leavell, Shannon McNally, Zigaboo Modeliste, Sarah Morrow, Cyril Neville, Anders Osborne, George Porter Jr., Mavis Staples, Allen Toussaint, Lucinda Williams, Irma Thomas, Jimmie Vaughan and Widespread Panic. Surprise special guests, along with additional performers, will be announced in the weeks ahead. This will be Dr. John's only New Orleans performance during Jazz Fest, with the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer taking the stage to perform with a number of special guests throughout the night.
For more information about "The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music" please visit: http://www.celebratedrjohn.com/