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Top 5 beers brewed in Louisiana

The best of Louisiana brewed beers A carefully curated selection by Jeffrey Cheesedork   So00.. we are opening a Pedal Barge booze cruise this year.  We are now in the alcohol adjacent market so I feel the need to put out a little bit of boozy content.  One of the most exciting things about traveling…

Best Restaurants in New Orleans for 2020

We hit up all our friends in the industry for their favorite places to go when they are off of work.  Here is what they said.  It is hard finding time to make food at home when there are so many options for food in the city with new options popping up daily. New Restaurants…

The best self guided walking tour of New Orleans’ French Quarter

The perfect French Quarter self guided walking tour. This tour is meant to be followed in the following order… Simply type the next address into your phone and get to walkin!  Enjoy your adventure!   Old US Mint (400 Esplanade Ave.)  Built in 1835, the Old U.S. Mint is the only building in America to…

New Orleans Bachelorette Party Boat, Beads & Bubbles

If traditional New Orleans Bachelor Party and New Orleans Bachelorette Party ideas don’t sound appealing, here’s why you should opt for a NOLA Pedal Barge with your best friends instead. Grab the bachelor bros or bride tribe and get ready to pedal your way around the waters of Bayou Bienvenue on this unique cycle boat…

Nola Party Planning Tip #1

Champagne Fire Drill Is your party is feeling a bit flat footed? Or maybe you want to take it to the next level?  This party tip will make sure to leave your New Orleans bachelorette party with a fun memory, unless you have butterfingers. Champagne showers are waiting… 1st: Purchase enough cheap champagne so everyone…

What is going on with Louisianas Gulf coast??

Louisiana is disappearing.   We’ve already lost 2000 square miles of wetlands and were losing what’s left at about 16 square miles a year (a football field every 100 minutes). Louisiana is the most productive coastal estuary in North America south of Alaska. This loss isn’t just an environmental disaster, it’ also an economic disaster….

a guide to New Orleans housing styles

5 CLASSIC NEW ORLEANS STYLE HOMES. by Jeffrey Chitek New Orleans is a unique place.  By American standards, it’s one of the oldest settlements in our country’s history.  A lot has happened here. New Orleans has experienced 4 different countries of leadership, slavery, a civil war, rebellion, emigration, and social and political corruption and unrest.  This varietal experience lays evident is New Orleans culture to this day…the music, the food, the people, and…the architecture. Below is a short guide to this city’s architectural diversity…. CREOLE COTTAGE (1790-1850) A common site throughout the French Quarter and Marigny neighborhoods, the creole cottage is a confluence of Caribbean and French Canadian design.  This single floor style is endemic to the Gulf Coast of the US and is very common in New Orleans’ older neighborhoods bordering the Mississippi River. AMERICAN TOWNHOUSE (1820-1850) An early…

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