Post Tagged with: "New Orleans"

Festival Season

Like it or not, the warm weather is here to stay in New Orleans. That means that summer is around the corner, but before we have to max out air conditioners – there’s a period of a few weeks in South Louisiana now known as Festival Season. First, there was […]

April 4, 2011 ×

Must Do / Should Have Done

A recently admitted MBA for 2011 emailed me the other day and asked a great question that’s now becoming a blog post. He wanted to know what I’m really glad I did during my time at Tulane, and what I wish i would have done. Here’s my loose list. MUST […]

March 29, 2011 ×

Family Life in the City

I’m not married and I don’t have any kids, but this post is about family life in New Orleans. Even though I don’t have my own family, I think this is an important topic to address. At an admitted MBA event a week ago, I met a prospective student who […]

March 1, 2011 ×

It’s that time of year. The first major parading weekend of Mardi Gras kicks off Friday

It’s that time of year. The first major parading weekend of Mardi Gras kicks off Friday. Parades are set to roll through Uptown New Orleans all weekend. Warm weather (highs in the 70s) will undoubtedly mean huge crows on St. Charles Ave. Photo courtesy NOLA.com.

February 24, 2011 ×

Be Part of the Brain Gain

It’s no secret that many Tulane students come to New Orleans, enjoy their college experience, and go back home. With a large population of students from the East and West coasts, that’s bound to happen. As the economy continues to affect new jobs in the country’s bigger cities, many Tulane […]

February 15, 2011 ×

New Orleans is Special

Once you move to New Orleans, it’s impossible to not feel like you’ve become part of a special secret society that is wholly New Orleans. This “specialness” is due in large part to many things that are uniquely New Orleans. And while you may never reach the upper echelon of […]

February 8, 2011 ×

Magazine Street is one of Uptown New Orleans’ major shopping thoroughfares. The shops, re

Magazine Street is one of Uptown New Orleans’ major shopping thoroughfares. The shops, restaurants and bars lining Magazine with a uniquely local flare are one of the reasons why more New Orleanians spend their dollars with independent businesses.

February 3, 2011 ×

New Orleans : Indie City

New Orleans is not a great city because it has the fanciest malls, the most popular chain restaurants or easy access to big box stores – because it doesn’t. It’s a great city for what sets it apart. A new study now proves that New Orleanians do more of their […]

February 3, 2011 ×

The interior of a New Orleans Streetcar. Some days this is my view on the way to Tulane!

The interior of a New Orleans Streetcar. Some days this is my view on the way to Tulane!

January 17, 2011 ×

The Weather in New Orleans

When I first moved to New Orleans from San Francisco in August of last year, all that I could focus on was how incredibly hot it was. Insufferable heat! “How could anyone live here?” heat! But you quickly adjust and before you know it, you find yourself bragging to friends […]

January 14, 2011 ×