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Settled by the French in 1718 as a strategic outpost near the mouth of the Mississippi River, ruled by the Spanish for 40 years and significantly impacted by people of African descent, New Orleans has become renowned for its well-into-the-night life, diverse musical offerings, festivals, Mardi Gras celebrations, Creole cuisine, nineteenth-century neighborhoods, and romantic strolls along the Mississippi River.

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News & Events

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Bruno Mars, Janet Jackson Set to Take the Mainstage at Essence Festival of Culture

ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women globally, today (Feb. 11) announced GRAMMY-award winning
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Where to See the St. Augustine Marching 100 this Parade Season

Start planning your New Orleans Mardi Gras experience now to make sure you don’t miss a single Marching 100 high-step.
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City Approves New Rules for Safe Greener Mardi Gras Parades

The New Orleans City Council recently passed legislation designed to help make Mardi Gras parades safer and more environmentally friendly
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BAYOU CLASSIC NAMES SHERYL UNDERWOOD OF “THE TALK” AMBASSADOR FOR THE 46TH ANNUAL BAYOU CLASSIC

Comedian, actress and television host Sheryl Underwood has been named an ambassador of the upcoming 46th Annual Bayou Classic which is
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