louisiana: Abita Mystery House - 01/04/19 08:17 AM
If you are an enthusiast of oddities and the bizarre, check out the Abita Mystery Museum in the small town of Abita Springs, LA! The Museum is a roadside attraction located at 22275 Hwy. 36, Abita Springs, LA 70420. You enter the Museum through a 1930’s style gas station, and once inside, you will see a variety of oddities to both amuse and amaze you! For example, there is a house covered with thousands of glass shards, a flying saucer crashed into a trailer, Darryl the “Dogigator” (half dog, half alligator), hundreds of collectibles and memorabilia. The Museum is so outlandish … (0 comments)

louisiana: Explore Folsom, Louisiana! - 12/28/18 11:21 AM
Named after President Grover Cleveland’s wife, Frances Folsom Cleveland, the village of Folsom was founded in 1904 at the Alma Post Office by George N. Fendlason. The village grew as a logging community before being incorporated into the State of Louisiana in 1915, and business picked up as more people moved into the flourishing village. 
This quaint and cozy village sits among the gentle hills and towering pines of St. Tammany Parish. A community well-known for its luscious plant nurseries and beautiful horse farms, Folsom is dotted with interesting, exotic animal farms with animals like emu and ostrich. The village's hospitable character and country … (1 comments)

louisiana: Explore Uptown New Orleans! - 11/09/18 07:12 AM
After the Louisiana purchase, many settlers from all over the United States developed homes and businesses in the area up river from the older city. This direction that was upriver was refered to as “Uptown.” In the 19thcentury, Canal Street was the dividing line between “uptown” and “downtown” New Orleans. This dividing line was also the boundary between the large Francophone area downriver and the large Anglophone area upriver. Uptown was developed mostly from land that had previously been used as southern plantations. Different sections of the land were divided and developed into separate towns. 
Many of the grand homes from the … (1 comments)

louisiana: Treme Creole Gumbo Festival - 11/08/18 07:04 AM
Mark your calendars for November 17-18, 2018 to hear all brass bands at the 11th annual Treme Gumbo Festival. Check out the live traditional and contemporary brass jazz bands while enjoying a wide variety of delicious Louisiana gumbo recipes along with other special New Orleans and Cajun dishes. The festival is presented by the nonprofit New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation that also owns the Jazz and Heritage Festival, presented annually by Shell at the Fairgrounds in New Orleans. The Treme Gumbo Festival will take place at Louis Armstrong Park, 701 Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70116. Admission is free and … (1 comments)

louisiana: Covington Three Rivers Art Festival - 11/06/18 07:06 AM
Get ready to help Covington celebrate art at Covington Three Rivers Art Festival on November 10-11, 2018 on historic Columbia Street! Booths will be set up on both sides of Columbia Street featuring sculpture, ceramics, woodworking, paintings and more. This large festival gets about 50,000 visitors every year from Louisiana as well as several other states. There will be live music and lots of delicious Louisiana cooking from local restaurants, serving dishes such as gumbo, jambalaya and even alligator. Truck vendors will also be available. If you have been looking for a piece of art, this is definitely where you can … (2 comments)

louisiana: Bucktown Seafood Festival - 10/30/18 08:07 AM
Mark your calendars for the exciting Bucktown Seafood Festival, held at St. Louis King of France School, 1600 Lake Ave., Metairie, LA 70005. The festival will begin on November 2 and last until November 4. This is the 21st annual fundraiser for St. Louis King of France School, and all proceeds will go to benefit the students. Stop by to enjoy the excellent live entertainment by Contraflow, Johnette Downing, Amanda Shaw and others. In addition, delicious food will be available from vendors such as Smoke House Grill, Bobby Hebert’s Cajun Canon, El Gato Negro Mexican Cuisine, Bubby’s Snoballs and more. Don’t … (1 comments)

louisiana: Slidell Street Fair - 10/19/18 07:57 AM
Get ready for the fabulous Slidell Street Fair to be held on October 27-28, 2018! The Fair takes place on First, Second and Erlanger Streets and is so popular that it happens twice a year, in the spring and in the fall. People come from all over the state to attend the affair and shoppers fill up the streets. Sponsored by the Slidell Historical Antique Association, the Fair features booths set up to display various artwork such as pottery, jewelry, stained glass and other collectibles, including Saints and LSU merchandise. The antique shops are open during the fair carrying antique furniture, … (0 comments)

louisiana: Explore Gentilly, LA! - 10/18/18 07:50 AM
The first area of Gentilly to be developed was Gentilly Ridge. This area sat on the banks of Bayou Gentilly. Development was originally confined to this area because of its natural elevation. Most of the area surrounding the rage was swampland and development didn't begin until the early 20th century when the swampland was torn out to make way for plots of land that could be built on. This lead to Gentilly Terrace, a major section of Gentilly, being developed. 
Once drain pumps were invented, they were installed in Gentilly and the land quickly became suitable for building. Gentilly was developed in the … (1 comments)

louisiana: Subdivision Spotlight: The Woodlands in Mandeville, LA - 07/14/15 02:58 PM
Interested in finding homes for sale in The Woodlands Subdivision of Mandeville, LA? Click the link to find all homes currently available for sale in this subdivision and the surrounding area of west Mandeville.
  Why do people live here?
The Woodlands is a private gated Mandeville subdivision that is truly focused on its residents' comfort. Some of the wonderful amenities includea large neighborhood swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, exercise path, children's playground, and plenty of beautiful green space.  The subdivision is conveniently located near the Causeway Bridge and several  shopping centers with lots of local restaurants to enjoy.  The Woodlands' Property Owners Association hosts many events for residents to meet and interact with others in the subdivision, and they also keep … (1 comments)

louisiana: What is Curb Appeal and How to Improve It - 07/14/15 11:33 AM

Curb appeal is a word that we hear thrown around by the likes of realtors, landscapers, and potential homebuyers. But what does the word entail? Curb appeal can be found in the houses that make you take a second look, the houses that wow you. Basically, it means how appealing the home's exterior is from the street.
The exterior is the first thing buyers see of a home so make the first impression count and impress them with a gorgeous yard and home front. Below is one of my listings that has great curb appeal with their lush landscaping, spotless cement driveway, and freshly … (17 comments)

louisiana: Collective Madness? The Running of The Bulls with a NOLA Twist - 07/06/15 06:52 AM
Ever dreamed of attending the world-famous Encierro (English: Running of the Bulls) in Pamplona, Spain? 
The running of the bulls is a major feature of a 9-day fiesta, the San Fermin festival, held each year from July 6th to July 14th. The festival attracts over a million visitors and is one of the most internationally renowned festivals in Spain, having been popularized by Ernest Hemmingway in his 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises. The event is not without danger, and since officials began keeping records in 1925, at least 13 people have been killed participating and many others are gored or otherwised injured each year.
The … (4 comments)

louisiana: Tennessee Williams Literary Festival - 03/18/15 08:24 AM
If you can relate to Stella!, then you're probably a Tennessee Williams fan. And if you're  a fan, then you'll thoroughly enjoy taking the short drive to New Orleans for the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival, held March 25th through 29th.
Tennessee Williams loved New Orleans, and New Orleans loves him too.  Williams frequently worked in New Orleans to create his world-famous plays.
Thousands of people travel to New Orleans each year to attend the Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival.  It has been named one of the top literary festivals in the United States, and authors, playwrights, actors, and speakers come together to discuss the work of Williams. … (0 comments)

louisiana: Living in Mandeville - 03/04/15 04:46 AM
Mandeville is a beautiful city and bountiful community offering its residents an exceptional quality of life. In addition to its wonderful location to New Orleans via the Causeway, the city is home to great shopping and upscale dining. Lake Pontchartrain and Trailhead are just a few of the remarkable outdoor activities enjoyed by the community. 
Mandeville embraces the quietness of its rich natural environment. As a lakefront and water-oriented community, residents enjoy a mild climate accompanied by beautiful live oaks, magnolias and soaring pines. Many warm, sunny days are spent by families, walking, jogging or swimming on the lakefront.  
Across from the lakefront you'll find breathtaking centuries-old, … (1 comments)

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