Lafayette Hotel - New Orleans
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April 18, 2017

French Quarter by Long Zheng The Big Easy got its nickname because of its laissez faire outlook–but it’s also a surprisingly easy place to bike. That’s thanks to its small footprint, pancake-flat terrain and nearly 100 miles of new bike infrastructure. Bike trails, paths and racks connect the city’s neighborhoods and landscape. In fact, cycling […]

April 4, 2017

Photo courtesy of Stella Jones Gallery on Facebook New Orleans is known for music, food and booze that’s available 24/7–but the city’s creatives aren’t just musicians and chefs. Visual artists, too, refine their craft in its shotgun houses and French Quarter studios. To get a taste of their talent, head to Julia Street and its […]

March 31, 2017

The Lafayette Hotel (pronounced LAFFY-ette by locals) is perched right on the edge Lafayette Square, a leafy, 2.5-acre site that’s one of the city’s oldest parks. It boasts a 150-year history of hosting public celebrations, inaugurations and concerts. Each year, 72,000 people continue that tradition when the Young Leadership Committee (YLC) rolls out Wednesday at […]

March 3, 2017

One of the best ways to learn about New Orleans’ culture and history is from an experienced local guide. Tours around the city educate visitors about the places, foods, drinks, and ghosts that makes the city special. The majority begin in the French Quarter, where guides take tourists along quiet alleys and through courtyards enclosed […]

December 1, 2016

Reveillon Dinners are a tradition in New Orleans that date back to the early 19th century. After midnight Mass and a day of fasting on Christmas Eve, Catholic families would gather for a Christmas feast. The tradition was revived in the 1990s and continues today with over fifty top-tier New Orleans restaurants offering prix-fixe dinners […]

September 15, 2016

Visit New Orleans this fall to take a deep dive into this city’s unique culture at Art for Art’s Sake. On the first Saturday of October – which means the first of October this year – over 30,000 guests will sip wine and cocktails and explore galleries within the city’s storied Warehouse District, the location […]

September 8, 2016

It seems like every classic New Orleans menu item has its own festival, and now, one of the city’s most iconic treats – the beignet – is coming to party in Lafayette Square! The inaugural Beignet Fest will be happening on October 8, and we’re looking forward to a sweet time across the street from […]

August 31, 2016

New Orleans is passionate about many things, but especially the New Orleans Saints professional football team! Saints fans are among the most dedicated, spirited fans in all of football. You will find die-hard fans from near and far tailgating for hours before a game begins with delicious local food like jambalaya and gumbo, drinks, music, […]

August 22, 2016

Visitors from around the world are drawn to New Orleans for plenty of reasons – not least, a slate of festivals that make the city a unique world class destination. In the heart of the New Orleans Central Business District, Lafayette Square Park plays host to events that have broad appeal across all ages and […]

July 25, 2016

Stay out of New Orleans’ heat this summer and explore the city’s exciting indoor activities! August is Museum Month in New Orleans, which involves a collaboration between museums of all sizes across the greater New Orleans area. This month offers museum members the chance to use their membership and allow two people admission to all […]
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