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Long time resident of New Orleans, I can provide information on the city, transportation, jazz and classical music, restaurants, night clubs,the French Quarter, museums and festivals. Where to go and not to go. Practical advice for travelers as well as very detailed advice for jazz lovers.

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Over 25 years of jazz clubs, bars, concerts, restaurants living and working in downtown New Orleans.

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2016-06-05 Louisiana to Florida:

Sorry,     Maybe we drive that route once a year or so. Never had a delay like that.     Don't know what to say except that I-10 would still be the best way to enter from the east.     If you have any

2014-06-06 New Orleans french quarter.:

First, will you have a car? Or plan to rent a car? Jean Lafitte swamp is very interesting and easy to get to . . . but without a car you need a tour.(www.jeanlafitteswamptour.com/swamp-boat.html). Plantations

2012-07-10 Treme:

It is pronounced Tra-May' with the accent on the last syllable. It is an old neighborhood here in New Orleans, just Lakeside of the French Quarter #Rampart St#. Besides the band, there is also an HBO

2012-07-02 New Orleans:

First, remember the weather here in summer is brutal. Highs 95-100 and very high humidity. Like a sauna. Usually November to April has very nice weather.     Next, you have to decide what you would like

2011-04-11 restaurants and jazz clubs:

My first choice for jazz is Snug Harbor.Best club in NO for over 30 years. Cover charge of $15-$25 but worth it for serious music and listening. Check schedule here and call for advanced tix if it is


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