What details capture a community? In the Warehouse Arts District it’s 19th century paving stones and 21st Century rooftop swimming pools, grilled Gulf redfish and warm baguettes, a B-17 Flying Fortress called “My Gal Sal”and an African-American self-taught artist named Clementine Hunter. This urbane…
The trendy Warehouse District has converted brick warehouses housing innovative restaurants, sleek coffee shops, eclectic boutiques and BBQ joints. Warplanes hang in a soaring pavilion at the renowned National WWII Museum, while the Ogden Museum of Southern Art shows regional works. Julia Street is…
Saturdays are art night in NOLA. Galleries are open late. Restaurants and bars on every corner.
“Fashionable spot offering New American shared plates, cocktails & music in a cool, loungey setting.”
“Refined Creole bistro in the Hotel Monteleone with a seasonal menu & a revolving carousel bar.”
“Known for its colorful street murals, the Bywater neighborhood has a bohemian vibe, with plenty of outdoor cafes, boisterous dive bars and hip restaurants. Quirky boutiques selling handmade goods dot the area, while buzzy St. Roch Market offers southern gourmet specialities in a stylishly updated Victorian food hall. Trails, picnic spots and sweeping city views are the draw at riverside Crescent Park.”
“Barbeque spot in the french market. There is live music and the barbeque is the best. Try the ribs and the pulled pork nachos!”
“This is on the outskirts of the French Quarter, if you have a car you could drive around and look at the historic homes. Without knowing what streets are safe or not, I would be cautious walking around at night or alone. ”