New Orleans Ghost Stories

New Orleans Ghost Stories

Although Halloween is over, it’s always a great time to visit one of USA Today’s most haunted cities in America. That’s right, we’re talking about New Orleans. Ours is a city with a haunted past, with cemeteries scattered throughout every...
The Haunted Tale of Maurice Begere

The Haunted Tale of Maurice Begere

Candy and costumes are top of mind this time of year, but Halloween means one more thing: ghost stories. As we ponder what to wear (while snacking on candy corn) we can’t help but think of one of our most haunted happenings at Hotel Monteleone. Turn down the lights...
A Spirited Social Calendar for Halloween 2016

A Spirited Social Calendar for Halloween 2016

Halloween is hallowed ground in New Orleans. This year, the holiday falls on a Monday, but that doesn’t mean the weekend won’t be filled with festivities. Still haven’t planned your Halloween happenings? Take a look at a few of the many ways to celebrate...
Criollo Announces Menu for 2016 Reveillon Christmas Dinners

Criollo Announces Menu for 2016 Reveillon Christmas Dinners

Observed around the world in places like Portugal, Belgium, Romania, Brazil, and France, the Reveillon dinner is mostly a forgotten meal in the United States – except in New Orleans. This celebratory meal leading up to Christmas is a treasured New Orleans tradition....
10th Annual Oak Street Po-Boy Festival

10th Annual Oak Street Po-Boy Festival

New Orleans Po-Boy: A Classic What is known in some parts of the country as a “submarine sandwich” and in other parts as a “hoagie,” is called a “po-boy” in New Orleans. And, like many other uniquely New Orleans and Louisiana...