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Where Y’at!

Elysian Fields Avenue is a broad, straight avenue in New Orleans named after the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris. It courses south to north from the Lower Mississippi River to Lake Pontchartrain, a distance of approximately 5 miles (8.0 km). The … Read More

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DINNER AND THE FRENCH MARKET After your tour, visit the French Market. This market’s history dates back three centuries, and today, it spans six blocks with a flea market, cafes and restaurants, a farmers’ market, eateries, shops, and more. Explore … Read More

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Welcome to Mag’s Guest House!

Welcome to Mag’s 940 Guest House. You Had Me At Hello

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Spirit of New Orleans

 Famous People Born in New Orleans Famous people like Truman Capote, Kitty Carlisle, Fats Domino, and Lil’ Wayne who born in the “Big Easy.” PEOPLE IN THIS GROUP BIOGRAPHY Peyton Manning ATHLETE, FOOTBALL PLAYER (1976–) BIOGRAPHY Reese Witherspoon ACTRESS, PRODUCER, … Read More

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Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.

Oscar Wilde
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Iconic Art

Amzie Adams is a nationally recognized Artist who has lives in New Orleans today as a poet, actor, musician, filmmaker and painter. George Rodrigue’s (Louisiana contemporary artist)  Blue Dog series. That famous Blue Dog that is now in homes and art galleries … Read More

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Who dat? is an English idiom originating from New Orleans. First referenced in poetry, the phrase was a common dialogue element between the performers and crowd at traveling minstrel shows in the region. Eventually, the phrase became used in US … Read More

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The Big Easy

Just about everyone has heard the city of New Orleans, located in Louisiana along the Mississippi River, referred to as “The Big Easy.” While the term has been used in everything from literature to sales brochures and even movies, its … Read More

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Jackson Square

Stroll through one of the most beautiful and historic parks in New Orleans. Jackson Square is always full of street artists, jazz performers, tourists, and locals alike; needless to say, this is one of the city’s most popular squares. Historic … Read More

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NOLA Where Drinking in Public Is Commendable

<strong>New Orleans</strong> It’s impossible to speak of open container laws without mentioning New Orleans. Home of the biggest Mardi Gras festival in the US, the city is packed year round with tourists who love history — and drinking. As long … Read More

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N’awlins Slang

Most cities have their own quirks; things that non-locals or visitors do not understand or expect upon arriving in that respective city. This could be anything from etiquette at bars, local cuisine, or vernacular. All of those things, along with … Read More

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