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Get Some Holiday Cheer in City Park Tonight

Get Some Holiday Cheer in City Park Tonight

Celebration in the Oaks: Jingle Bells & Beer Carousel Gardens Amusement Park November 22nd at 7:00 pm Buy Tickets Enjoy City Park’s inaugural holiday event created just for young adults – and those young at heart!   Craft beers (and wine too) will be available throughout the amusement park, and “munchies” will be provided from local food vendors. Guests can ride on all the rides within City Park’s amusement park, under the beautiful lights of Celebration in the Oaks.  Click … Read entire article »

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City Park News

City Park News

Celebrate Celebration! This year there are even more parties! Preview Party – Friday November 21st (A fancy-dress cocktail party!) Jingle Bells & Beer – Saturday November 22nd (A casual party where you get to ride the Amusement Park rides and sample craft beers!) Family Party – Sunday November 23rd (A party for the whole family – this year with the FROZEN characters!)   You can get all the details for each party, as well as buy tickets at this link. New Orleans’ … Read entire article »

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Big History in Our Big Park

Big History in Our Big Park

City Park By Kimberly Jochum, Amanda Knight, and University of New Orleans History Department This tour unveils the park’s history. Only a fraction of City Park’s 1300 acres will be accessed, yet you will walk through the cultural center of the park, visit the famous dueling grounds, stand beneath a tree whose branches touch the ground, and learn about many interesting events in the park’s history. Locations for Tour 1. Origins of New Orleans City Park Before the … Read entire article »

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Seafood Festival in City Park

Seafood Festival in City Park

article courtesy neworleansonline.com Louisiana Seafood Festival There is a sign hanging in a French Quarter restaurant that says “The oysters on your plate right now slept last night in the Gulf of Mexico.” Those few words more than adequately sum up the freshness and quality of the seafood served in our local dining establishments. New Orleans is world-renowned for the taste and quality of its seafood, much of which comes from the nearby Gulf of Mexico and the … Read entire article »

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Adventure in City Park

Adventure in City Park

photos by Charlie London My Fathers Day started with brunch at Pagoda, then some work in the yard, then shooting cans with my daughter and ended up with an adventure in City Park. We began our journey on Scout Island and ended up at the stables where the horses for the New Orleans Police Department’s Mounted Patrol are housed. Click on any photo for a larger view. … Read entire article »

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Terranova’s at 3308 Esplanade

Terranova’s at 3308 Esplanade

Terranova Brothers Superette | 3308 Esplanade Avenue In the video above, Tom Fitzmorris interviews Karen and Bennie Terranova. *** Article by Ian McNulty Terranova’s Supermarket isn’t well known as a place to pick up a sandwich, and that’s fine with Benjamin “Benny” Terranova and his wife Karen, who run the Faubourg St. John grocery and meat market along with their son Anthony and his wife Jennifer. After all, the shop sells only muffulettas and only has them at … Read entire article »

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Spring in to City Park

Spring in to City Park

Spring Season Opening of Carousel Gardens Amusement Park Visit City Park for the Spring Season Opening of the Carousel Gardens in New Orleans City Park. Carousel Gardens Amusement Park is fun for all ages! The Amusement Park features 16 rides guaranteed to put a smile on your face, including the Park’s famous antique wooden carousel. Spring Opening: Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11am Admission: $4/person | Kids 36″ & under and members of Friends of City Park receive … Read entire article »

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The Esplanade at City Park

The Esplanade at City Park

by Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The Esplanade at City Park, a landmark apartment building overlooking Bayou St. John, recently sold to a Florida investment firm for $53.5 million. Financing for the deal was announced this week by real estate finance group Walker & Dunlop, a national firm with a New Orleans office. Priderock Capital Partners, based in West Palm Beach, bought the 1970s-era, seven-story building in a sale that closed Nov. 12, according to Orleans … Read entire article »

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