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    Fighting off the demons of recent times with a combination of indomitable community spirit and a shared love of local superstar Lil Wayne, New Orleans is fast overcoming the dark days of hurricane Katrina, and returning to the happy times and staunch, fun loving outlook of a city living by the motto "Let the good times roll."

    Seen by many as almost as Caribbean as it is American, New Orleans is boisterous and colorful, full of a vivacious energy that seems to soak into the skin from the moment you arrive amongst the funky sounds of the city streets and the succulent tastes of foods fused through the city’s multifaceted cultural influences. It could turn out to be a city of offense or crime easily, dynamic and moderate with abundance in the way of bizarre, rough parties and garish, cocktail-infused, fast ways of life.

    And why not? After all, few cities revel in the good times quite as much as New Orleans. New Orleans is one of the few locations in which you can visit for a day or two and make memories that will last forever.

    There’s plenty to discover aside from a good-time vibe, too, like the delicate pastel buildings of the French Quarter, with its trams, fusions architecture and shambolic yet seductive old stores and churches. Hop on and off the trams to grab crepes, dine in opulent restaurants like the Carousel Bar, or take a horse and carriage ride through Jackson Square, soaking up the quiet ambience of the manicured gardens and eying the church spires piercing the skyline.

    Woldenberg Park at sunset is another alluring and romantic corner of New Orleans, while the City Park Sculpture Garden or a relaxing ride on the top deck of the Steamboat Natchez are not to be sniffed at, either. You’ll find the traces of liberal-era hippiedom in amongst the open space of the city, with the modern art LOVE sign still occupying a small park corner, and sexual direction of absolutely no consequence to liberal locals.

    New Orleans is a city unlike any other, steeped in history and passion, and, for all its recent tragedy, still falling happily into the liberal comedy end of the city-destination spectrum. All in all, its freethinking, lively, and more fun that than even the enlightened might expect.

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      • One Shell Square
        0.10 Km from New Orleans
        One Shell Square is a 51-story, 697-foot (212 m) skyscraper designed in the International style by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, located at 701 Poydras Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is the tallest building in both the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana, and is taller than Louisiana's tallest peak, Driskill Mountain. The building is primarily used for leaseable office space, with some retail space on the ground level. The design of the building ...
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        The Le Pavillon Hotel is a luxury hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was originally named the Denechaud, then for generations was the De Soto Hotel. Le Pavillon Hotel was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior in 1991. Le Pavillon Hotel is a member of Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. ^ Le Pavillon Hotel Website ^ "Le Pavillon Hotel History". lepavillon.com. 2009. ^ &qu...
      • Oakwood Center
        4.60 Km from New Orleans
        Oakwood Center is a major shopping mall owned by General Growth Properties in Terrytown, on the West Bank of the Mississippi River in the New Orleans metropolitan area. It was originally named "Oakwood Mall", and some signage and local usage continues to call it that. It is geographically in Terrytown, but the mailing address is in adjacent Gretna. "Oakwood Mall" opened in 1966, taking advantage of the increased development on the West Bank following the opening of the Greate...
      • Tipitina's
        4.70 Km from New Orleans
        Tipitina's is a music venue located at the corner of Napoleon Avenue and Tchoupitoulas Street in Uptown New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Local music enthusiasts opened the venue on January 14, 1977. The name was inspired by a well-known song, "Tipitina", by Professor Longhair who also performed there until his death in 1980. Before adopting use of "Tipitina's" as its name, the facility was known as "The 501 Club," in reference to its street address (501 Napoleon Avenue)...
      • Krewe of Muses
        5.07 Km from New Orleans
        The Krewe of Muses, named after the Muses, is an all-female krewe or New Orleans Mardi Gras social organization. The Muses were founded in 2000 by Staci Rosenberg, and first paraded during Mardi Gras in 2001. Since then, their krewe has grown to include approximately 1100 members. The krewe's parade is held on the Thursday evening before Mardi Gras, and features 25 floats designed by Blaine Kern Studios. The krewe is known for non-traditional Mardi Gras throws such as "decorated shoes, ligh...
      • WWNO
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      • WYLD-FM
        5.66 Km from New Orleans
        WYLD-FM is an Urban Adult Contemporary radio outlet in New Orleans, Louisiana, and one of the highest rated radio stations in the market. The iHeartMedia, Inc. station operates at 98.5 megahertz. Its transmitter is located in New Orleans' Algiers district, and its studios are located downtown.
      • Longue Vue House and Gardens
        5.73 Km from New Orleans
        Longue Vue House and Gardens, also known as Longue Vue, is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens, including a locally unparalleled collection of Louisiana irises and an interactive Discovery Garden for children of all ages. It is located at 7 Bamboo Road in New Orleans. The former home of Edgar and Edith Stern (daughter of Julius Rosenwald), the current house is in fact the second. The original house and gardens began in 1924. In ...

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      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 12.6 127.9 54.7 50.4
      Feb 13.9 123.3 57 48.5
      Mar 16.8 137.9 62.2 54.3
      Apr 20.4 123.9 68.7 48.8
      May 23.5 129.1 74.3 50.8
      Jun 26.7 154.9 80.1 61
      Jul 27.5 193.8 81.5 76.3
      Aug 27.6 180.5 81.7 71.1
      Sep 25.8 143.5 78.4 56.5
      Oct 21.2 105 70.2 41.3
      Nov 16.1 108.4 61 42.7
      Dec 13 142 55.4 55.9

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