Blog Posts - Mitch Landrieu



The historic 1908 Beaux Arts The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

Immerse yourself in New Orleans history at our luxury hotel on the edge of the French Quarter. Set within the historic 1908 Beaux Arts Maison Blanche building, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans retains the grace and charm of an antebellum mansion. The p...
by eTravelTrips on Feb 18, 2015

New Orleans Mardi Gras Comes Too Soon This Year

Funny thing there is about the holidays. Around Halloween when I think of having to go out and buy a tree and pull all the decorations out and pretty up the house it just seems so far off, like I couldn’t imagine doing all that, so far away fro...
by Notes On New Orleans on Jan 14, 2015

The 2014 Ice Storm That Almost Ate New Orleans – Will We Survive?

New Orleans: The 2014 ice storm. Did we make it? Did we survive? Here’s the latest report from contributor MM Butterworth: The 2014 Ice Storm That Almost Ate New Orleans – Will We Survive? Please – a Moment of Silence for those who...
by Notes On New Orleans on Jan 29, 2014

NOLA Mayor Vetoes Food Truck Ordinance

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Calling it unconstitutional and unlikely to stand up to a legal challenge, Mayor Mitch Landrieu has vetoed a recent City Council ordinance easing restrictions on food trucks in New Orleans. Landrieu suggested that the ordinance,...
by Mobile Cuisine Magazine on May 2, 2013

VIDEO: Sheriff: Jail Video May Have Been Doctored

New Orleans Sheriff Marlin Gusman says a video of disturbing behavior and conditions in a New Orleans jail was recorded in 2009, in a now-closed facility. Gusman also questioned the video’s accuracy. (April 5) Thanks for checking us out. Please...
by @JTN_Network on Apr 5, 2013

New Orleans Gets a Facelift For Super Bowl XVLII

It’s been eleven years since New Orleans has hosted a Super Bowl which was before the destruction wrought upon our city from the failure of the federal levee system in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The city has made great strides since th...
by Notes On New Orleans on Jan 18, 2013

New Orleans 2012 Review – The Good, The Bad, The OK

Now that the old year is winding down and we come upon the time of the new year is it time to reflect a bit on the year of 2012? What happened in the city this year that is worth taking a review? I think, yes, so here goes. New Orleans 2012 Review &...
by Notes On New Orleans on Dec 28, 2012

Are All New Orleans Residents Finally Done With Hunkering After Hurricane Isaac?

Yeah, we here in New Orleans learned a lot during Hurricane Isaac about hunkering, something the news media and government officials constantly told us to do. We did a veritable hurricane of hunkering. Yeah, you right, we know all bout that, cher. Fi...
by Notes On New Orleans on Oct 20, 2012

Things to do in New Orleans: Ride a Double-Decker Bus

Well, wonder of all wonders are we getting really upscale or what? I mean you can add this to your list of things to do in New Orleans: riding the new double-decker bus. These are seen in London, Paris, New York and parts of Asia and now the Crescent...
by Notes On New Orleans on Sep 22, 2012

New Orleans Recovery Shines in Updated Google Street View Imagery

The New Orleans recovery since Hurricane Katrina is moving full steam ahead. And now you can actually see it with Google’s updated street view imagery. I gotta say Google is pretty amazing. To be able to pick a spot in the city and see a 360 de...
by Notes On New Orleans on Aug 16, 2012

New Orleans Recovery Shines in Updated Google Street View Imagery

The New Orleans recovery since Hurricane Katrina is moving full steam ahead. And now you can actually see it with Google’s updated street view imagery. I gotta say Google is pretty amazing. To be able to pick a spot in the city and see a 360 de...
by Notes On New Orleans on Aug 16, 2012


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