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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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2019 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Saturday, Feb. 9 Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus, 7 p.m. — Forms at at Press and Chartres streets; disbands at Press and
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We Dats Opens Third Restaurant

We Dat’s Chicken & Shrimp is set to open its third location in the Greater New Orleans area on Monday,
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2019 Jazz Fest Music Line-Up Announced

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival officially announced its talent line-up for the 2019 Jazz Fest at a press
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Visit Ashe Cultural Arts Center

The Ashé Cultural Arts Center is located in the historically-significant corridor of Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. (formerly known as Dryades Street) in
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