The History of our Unique New Orleans Architecture

From historic mansions on St. Charles to Creole cottages and the beautiful balconies of the French Quarter, the city has amazing examples of architectural styles from around the world.

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Krewe Feature: The Krewe of Tucks

Perhaps best known for its irreverence, the Krewe of Tucks has its humble origins beginning in 1969 as a small group of Loyola University students.

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Krewe of Muses

Having the distinguished honor of being the first all-female Mardi Gras krewe, the Krewe of Muses honors New Orleans with its captivating presence with several nods to the women of the Bronze Age myths.

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Thank you for a Great 2022 Mardi Gras Season!

With another successful Mardi Gras season behind us, we give thanks for everything and everyone that gave us reasons to celebrate!

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Everything You Need to Know About Mardi Gras 2022

Although Mardi Gras hasn’t been canceled, there will be some changes this year that will still make the festivities different from pre-pandemic times.

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Krewe Feature: Krewe of Hermes

America was still feeling the impact of the Great Depression in the '30s when some businessmen hailing from New Orleans congregated to discuss the fate of their lovely city. With folks lower than they've been since the Great War, there was only one New Orleans-style solution: have a party with the Krewe of Hermes!

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King Cake Season Has Begun

With the turning of the year, it’s time for king cake season! Carnival 2022 began officially on January 6th in New Orleans, debuting to beautiful skies and festive Mardi Gras jams playing for the multitudes of king cake admirers ready to tackle their sweet tooths.

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Krewe of Orpheus

The Krewe of Orpheus is a New Orleans social organization and super-krewe, having brought itself into formation in 1993. The founders of the Krewe of Orpheus are Harry Connick Sr, his son Harry Connick Jr, and Sonny Borey.

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The Mystic Krewe of Barkus and Krewe de Paws

Want to be able to actually take your dog to a Mardi Gras parade and march in it? Then look no further than the Mystic Krewe of Barkus and Krewe de Paws!

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New Orleans' Festival of Bonfires - Bonfires on the Levee

The story of New Orleans' Festival of Bonfires started hundreds of years ago when the first Cajun settlers arrived in Louisiana.

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