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March 8

A friend and I are taking a short trip (about 3 days) to New Orleans. We're staying near the French Quarter, access to buses and bikes. Where should we go, what should we do? [more inside]
posted by serelliya around New Orleans, LA at 6:13 PM - 7 answers

February 19

In mid-April, Pips and I will be taking a trip to New Orleans. It's our first time and our hotel is on the fringes of the French Quarter. We've been doing research about places to go (and when the time is right we'll call for a MeFi Meetup), but right now I need inside dope. I wanna know about great places for eating and drinking, especially unknown ones. I'm a big foodie and boozie, so I'm up for just about anything. Thanks in advance.
posted by jonmc around New Orleans, LA at 5:08 PM - 17 answers

January 6

30-ish scenester types seeking curated, non-comformist travel recommendations for the Crescent City. [more inside]
posted by sureshot around New Orleans, LA at 1:20 PM - 38 answers

January 3

My friend and I would like to plan an (approximately 4-day) trip to New Orleans this February or March, but not be there for Mardi Gras itself. Are these good times to travel there? [more inside]
posted by AlmondEyes around New Orleans, LA at 7:08 PM - 14 answers

December 6, 2013

I’m travelling with my significant other to New Orleans between December 29th and January 3rd, so we are looking for recommendations (food, bars, entertainment, etc.) Specific details and questions below the fold! [more inside]
posted by turniphead around New Orleans, LA at 2:58 PM - 6 answers has best

December 4, 2013

I'm going to New Orleans in a few days to cover a conference for a client. I will be going a half day early and staying an extra ~2 days more. I have limited time to do research, and do plan to go through the archives and NYT recommendation article. However, I was hoping to dig up any recommendations as to other things to see/check out when I'm there, and this seems to be an easy way to do so. [more inside]
posted by Wolfster around New Orleans, LA at 12:00 PM - 9 answers has best

November 29, 2013

This is a long shot, but does anybody know a good mechanic in the New Orleans area who'll work on my old 4Runner? I'm having a hard time finding one for some reason. [more inside]
posted by Scientist around New Orleans, LA at 1:15 PM - 5 answers has best

September 10, 2013

I'm somewhat last-minute booking a trip to NOLA, and have never been before, so I'm floundering a bit in sorting through my hotel decisions. There's tons of advice on where to eat, but very little on where to sleep! Which we do plan to do at least once. ;) So dear MeFites, where should the boy and I park ourselves between beignets? [more inside]
posted by like_a_friend around New Orleans, LA at 12:35 PM - 21 answers

June 25, 2013

Does New Orleans have an open-air market for dental tools? Back in the late '90s, I visited New Orleans with my parents. I have one memory from that trip that I am still bedeviled by. One afternoon, we headed to a big open-air market -- rows and rows of stalls, I think under some kind of canopy, various goods for sale. I guess this was probably the French Market, but I don't specifically remember. As we got further and further into the market, the stalls started to get a little funny. Everyone had POW-MIA flags, and I saw one that read, "KILL THEM ALL AND LET GOD SORT THEM OUT." [more inside]
posted by grobstein around New Orleans, LA at 11:48 AM - 18 answers

April 5, 2013

My girlfriend and I are going to New Orleans for Jazz Fest later this month. Although we'll spend a fair amount of time at the festival, we'd like to spend some time exploring NOLA itself. Looking for awesome restaurants, bars and fun things to do in New Orleans [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco around New Orleans, LA at 1:37 PM - 14 answers

March 20, 2013

Apologies in advance for like my umpteenth Ask about New Orleans. But I have some Halloween-specific questions... [more inside]
posted by JoanArkham around New Orleans, LA at 9:39 AM - 8 answers

March 13, 2013

My wife and I will be visiting New Orleans at the end of this month with our almost 1-year old son. Having the baby with us has required two contingencies: we are renting a car, and our days will have to end by 6:30 or 7 pm-ish (although they do start at 6:30-7am). We will also need to find a quiet place for him to nap during the day, or else sit in the car/return to our lodging for an hour or so. I am hoping he'll nap in the stroller as we wander the city, but can't take this for granted. Given this, and the fact that we only have two days (Friday-22 and Monday-25, the weekend is taken up by the wedding we are travelling for) how best to organize our time? Any advice on travelling with an infant? [more inside]
posted by arcticwoman around New Orleans, LA at 12:25 PM - 5 answers has best

March 6, 2013

Dinner party for 300. New Orleans. October. Have about $100/person to spend. Where should we go? [more inside]
posted by jbickers around New Orleans, LA at 12:52 PM - 5 answers

February 8, 2013

I'm considering going to New Orleans with my girlfriend for vacation the third week of March, and wondering if it gets crazy enough with spring breakers to make that a bad idea. [more inside]
posted by transient around New Orleans, LA at 1:22 PM - 12 answers has best

November 30, 2012

We're considering a short trip to New Orleans over Christmas. Will we find a town that's closed up for the holiday? [more inside]
posted by intermod around New Orleans, LA at 8:10 AM - 22 answers has best

November 24, 2012

Where to go in New Orleans for New Year's? [more inside]
posted by Go Banana around New Orleans, LA at 7:27 PM - 7 answers

November 19, 2012

Safely exploring New Orleans on foot. [more inside]
posted by eugenen around New Orleans, LA at 8:39 AM - 10 answers has best

August 25, 2012

I would like to take a two day trip less than 4 hours from New Orleans on public transportation. Where should I go? [more inside]
posted by unbearablylight around New Orleans, LA at 12:58 PM - 13 answers has best

August 17, 2012

Best way to rediscover New Orleans for a former resident and a best way to discover it for her newbie husband? [more inside]
posted by Kitteh around New Orleans, LA at 6:21 PM - 6 answers

June 18, 2012

I’ve been thinking about a return trip to New Orleans for a while now (last there in 2008), and came across some good off-season fares/hotel deals for August. Yes, New Orleans in August. (Probably too many) specific questions inside… [more inside]
posted by JoanArkham around New Orleans, LA at 8:52 AM - 41 answers