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'the birthplace of jazz'

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given that New Orleans claims the title ‘the birthplace of jazz’ it seemed fitting that i was there during  JAZZ FEST 2011. now…just so you are aware – the name Jazz Fest is a bit of a misnomer. it’s really … Continue reading

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crescent city kitsch & beyond

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if you go to New Orleans you are probably going to visit the french quarter. jackson square is a beautiful park right in the thick of it and it’s where you go to find the “fortune tellers”. OK – it … Continue reading

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from cajun to creole – NOLA food

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in my pre-trip planning i asked some New Orleanean friends about food recommendations.  bottom line – there is so much great food in NOLA – it should be called ‘The Big Easy’ because your belly is going to get BIG … Continue reading

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New Orleans – WHY is it called The Big Easy anyway?

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talk about southern hospitality – WOW – New Orleaneans have their fair share. if anything will stick with me from this trip – it’s the warm welcome i received consistently while visiting NOLA – thank you! known as the Big Easy … Continue reading

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Early May – NOLA…heading to the Big Easy

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TO DO LIST – again, probably overly aggressive but here it goes: 1) hob knob with important people at the compete dCMO summit 2011 - i’m especially excited to hear what arianna huffington, editor-in-chief of huffington post, drew patterson, CEO of … Continue reading

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