You can stop at
Harrah's and roll the dice. Harrah's Casino is open and located on Canal Street by the river across from
the Acquarium. Harrah's is New Orleans only land based casino and is within walking distance of the French Quarter, The Morial
Convention Center, and most Hotels. You can get more information about Harrah's Hotel & Casino at www.harahs.com.
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|Visit the new Champions Square by the Renovated Superdome, the home of the Champion Saints.
This is the new Champions Square located next to the
Superdome next to Benson Tower which showcases some of the champion athletes that have performed in the Superdome over the
years. There are banners for Muhammad Ali, Pistol Pete Maravich, Michael Jordan, Ricky Jackson, Sean Payton, Tom Benson,
and of course Superbowl 44 Champion and MVP Dree Brees. The interior of the Superdome has had some major renovations,
and more or planned or already underway. Also, the exterior of the Superdome has a gorgeous next gold finish, and a
new top that make the Superdome appear to glow in gold and white. Don't miss the Saints at any of their home games,
if you can get a ticket that is. For more information about the Saints click here now or go to www.neworleanssaints.com.
Spend the night at The Columns Hotel
on St. Charles Avenue, or have a drink at their incredible mahogony bar, or just sip on a drink on the front porch and watch
the cars and the streetcars go by. The columns is also on the Mardi Gras parade route for some of the best parades of the
Mardi Gras season. Don't miss the chance to see this beautiful hotel on the the avenue. For more information call 1-800-445-9308
or go to www.thecolumns.com. |
This is the famous Pascals Manales Restaurant
on Napolean Avenue uptown just off St. Charles Avenue. Pascals has been serving great meals at this location for nearly 100
years and is famous for it's original Barbeque Shrimp dish and many others. This restaurant was one of the first major restaurants
to re-open after Katrina in early 2006. Don't miss it. Call 504-895-4877 for reservations and private parties, or visit www.neworleansrestaurants.com/pascalsmanale.
You can have some beignets at the famous Cafe
Du Monde, and next door the Mississippi's rollin on! This is the famous Cafe Du Monde known worldwide for its beignets
and cafe au lait. Cafe Du Monde is located across from Jackson Square right next to the Mississippi river. They are open daily
and serve the delicious hot french doughnuts with powdered sugar that no one can resist. This is one of my favorite places
in New Orleans and I sing about it in my songs "Bringing Back New Orleans," and "The
Crescent City French Quarter Sunday Morning Blues", and "You Might've Been to New Orleans". Learn
more at www.cafedumonde.com. |
This is the famous Natchez paddlewheel
riverboat. While I took this photo years ago one foggy Sunday morning you can still keep rollin on down the river on this
historic riverboat. The Natchez docks on the river by Jackson Square and can be reserved for special parties or events. Ride
on the river in style on the Natchez! Go to www.steamboatnatchez.com for more information, or call 800-233-2628 to book your private party or special event.
Try some live music at Preservation Hall or Tipitina's!
This is the famous Tipitina's sign at the uptown location at Napolean & Tchopitoulas Street by the river. This is the
original Tipitina's location where Aaron Neville and the Neville Brothers play, as well as many other famous New Orleans musicians.
You can also visit the other Tipitina's location in the French Quarter. Call 504-895-TIPS to book your special event,
or visit their website at www.tipitinas.com for more information. |
This is the front of famous Antoine's Restaurant
that has been open since 1840. Antoines is one of the most famous restaurants in New Orleans and was the first to serve
the famous Oysters Rockefellar. Antoine's can take care of parties of 2 or 200 with their many dining rooms. You can even
ask for your favorite waiter like my personal favorite Mr. Sterling Constant who has been serving at Antoines for over 40
years. Call 1-800-597-4823 for private parties & reservations orVisit www.antoines.com.