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Ten Things To Do: Mid City New Orleans

Ten Things To Do: Mid City

Top Ten Things To Do In Mid-City New Orleans People give dozens of reasons to buy houses or invest in New Orleans Property, like the nightlife scene and rich history of the area. Stunning streets lined with majestic trees adorn Jefferson Davis Parkway and other popular areas of this neighborhood beckoning visitors and locals …

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A. Botsay

Before the street was renamed after Gov. Francis T. Nicholls, it was Hospital Street for 180 years. And 516 Hospital St. was the residence and business of Alexander Botsay, a pioneer cigar box maker of the South. It was about 1860 that Botsay introduced the cigar box industry to New Orleans. Before that, cigar …

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Crescent City

The crescent that gave rise to our city’s nickname runs from Canal Street to Esplanade Avenue, across from Algiers Point. It hugs a sharp, crescent-shaped bend of the river, and the moniker became popular in the early 1800s. When Jean Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur de Bienville was looking for a place to build a …

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THIS WEEKEND!!!! The Boogaloo Goes On Rain or Shine…Founded during the evacuation of Hurricane Katrina, the Mid City Bayou Boogaloo has shown its commitment to New Orleans through rain or shine, and this year’s festival is no different. The event will occur Friday (evening), Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine. Please show your passion …

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The Mid City Bayou Boogaloo is this weekend and I can’t wait. This is truly one of the best festivals in the city. The band line up is always great, its on the underutilized beautiful Bayou St. John and best of all it’s FREE!! I having been volunteering at the beer booths since the …

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Why New Orleans: Mardi Gras! Jazzfest! Everyday is a Party!

Just thought I’d write a quick blog entry to all those non-New Orleans residents looking at moving to New Orleans. Get ready for a unique American experience: the feeling of living in New Orleans can’t be found anywhere else in the world.

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