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The Ultimate Guide for Women Traveling Solo in the French Quarter

Photo by Court Prather on Unsplash If you are a woman who likes to travel solo, New Orleans is well-suited for experiencing on your own. Whether you're traveling for leisure or work, there’s much to explore, and the well-honed tourism industry ensures that you feel welcome, safe and...

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How to Dress for Mardi Gras

Costumes are to the Carnival season as peanut butter is to jelly — indispensable. We encourage you to consider wearing one, or at least accessorize with a sparkly headdress and some feathers. At the very least, wear something in the Carnival colors — purple, green and gold. Not only will it...

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The Ultimate French Quarter Guide to Christmas in New Orleans

During the holiday season in New Orleans, the city’s predilection for spectacle goes into overdrive. Here are some of the sights and shows that make for an unforgettable December visit, plus our picks on where to eat, including some of the best Reveillon dinners going on in the city. What to...

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French Quarter One-of-a-Kind Series: Uncommon Scents

By: Tara McLellanTop to bottom: Hové Parfumeurs Owner Amy van Calsem Wendel, Perfumed strips each featuring hand-blended Hové scents, Hové room scents and scented candles.When visiting Hové Parfumeurs in the heart of the French Quarter there are two things you can be sure of - the...

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Quarter Top Hats: Kabuki Design Studio

By: Tara McLellanA Small Selection of Designs from Kabuki Design Studios' Owner & Designer Tracy ThomsonFor milliner and accessories designer Tracy Thomson, her artistic career has truly come full circle in New Orleans. "Hats basically start out as circles. Circles to me represent...

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By: Jyl BensonTop to bottom: M.S. Rau's Chevy Chase sideboard. Sideboard Detail. Antique Pistols from Cohen & Sons. A Shopper Browsing a Display of Antique ArmamentsIn the mid-1800s furniture maker Gerrard Robinson of Newcastle, England, was oddly inspired to dedicate six years...

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By: Jyl BensonRetro-Vintage-Estate-Antique. By any name it's dazzle to die for...While the practice of wooing women with jewels may offend some gals, they probably aren’t from New Orleans. Throughout the ages Southern women have typically responded with great zeal to gemstone-laden...

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By: Jyl BensonOne of the Quarter's specialty music stores, the Louisiana Music FactoryThe lack of formality that pervades New Orleans’ live music scene also distinguishes the city’s most rewarding retail music shops, most of which are located within blocks of one another in the French...

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By: Jyl BensonSince 1929, the Bottom of the Cup has been offering coffee, tea and psychic guidanceMany local facets associated with alternative belief systems can be traced to the days of slavery when a myriad of faiths amalgamated into what is commonly regarded as voodoo, which came to...

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By: Tara McLellanTop to Bottom: Fleur de Paris Shop Window Display & Details (images 1-3); A fun floral & faux Leopard chapeau; Joe Parrino, Jr. will help you pick a show-stopping accessoryIt has often been said that it is the accessories that make the outfit. Never has...

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