Royal Street for antiques, jewelry and restaurants in the French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 21: Royal Street, located in the French Quarter, is one block over from Bourbon Street and famous for its local art displays and galleries, antique shops, boutiques, fine jewelry stores and world-class restaurants and hotels.

New Orleaans parking meters take change, Visa or MasterCard

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 21: The parking meters in New Orleans take exact change, Visa and MasterCard for payment. All meters will eventually be replaced by solar powered meters just like the one use in Tampa, Florida. Parking Division | 1300 Perdido St., Rm 2W89 | New Orleans, LA 70112 | nola.gov/dpw/parking/

PALACE CAFE, gets renovated on Canal Street, New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 21: PALACE CAFE is temporarily closed due to renovation located on Canal Street in New Orleans, LA. During renovations, you can visit Palace Cafe ‘Pop-Ups’ at its sister restaurants: Tableau, The Bourbon House and at the Dickie Brennan’s Steakhouse. Renovations will include a second floor bar featuring high-end Rums with a charcuterie kitchen. The first floor kitchen […]

Solar WIFI trash cans on the streets of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 21: Big Belly solar WIFI trash cans line the sidewalks of New Orleans from the business district to the French Quarter. Big Belly trash cans automatically compact the contents when needed by the built-in battery that is charge daily with the solar panel on top. They are connected to the […]

Banners reading ‘We’re Jazzed You’re Here’ welcome visitors to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Banners along the streets of New Orleans that read ‘We’re Jazzed You’re Here’ welcome visitors into the city. The banners were designed and promoted by the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau, a non profit organization on St Charles Ave.

Street names embedded on sidewalks in New Orleans

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) NEW ORLEANS, LA – Ceramic tiles and brass plates with embossed lettering of the street names are embedded in the sidewalks in New Orleans, LA. The old Encaustic cement tiles were placed on sidewalks from the 1870s to about 1920 and still can be found on many sidewalks today. However, the replacement […]

The Everything Shoppe Mini Mart open 24/7 on Canal Street

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 20: The Everything Shoppe Mini Mart is a 24/7 convenience store for novelty gifts, food and liquor in the Sanlin building on the corner of Magazine and Canal Street in New Orleans, LA. Everything Shoppe Mini Mart 444 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 568-9634

Dixie Market for souvenirs and New Orleans Famous Praline treats

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 20: Dixie Market is a souvenir and retail store that sells New Orleans Famous Praline candy on Canal Street in New Orleans, LA. Praline goodies are New Orleans’ signature sweet treat made from the finest pecans, creams and sugars. Dixie Market | 501 Canal St | New Orleans, LA 70130

Mardi Gras Parade Route signs posted year round on Canal Street

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 20: Mardi Gras Parade Route signs with parking information and street cleaning times are permanently placed on street light poles along Canal Street in New Orleans, LA. This particular one is front of the historic U.S. Custom House that once held Confederate soldiers prisoner during the Civil War when the Union Army occupied New […]

The Sanlin: the watch band building on Canal Street

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 20: The Sanlin (aka watch band) building was built in 1953 and is a multi-floor retail and restaurant property located on 400 Canal St in New Orleans, LA. It has been said that the facade of the building resembles an old expandable watch band that is stretched out revealing its gold-like links that […]

US Custom House held Confederate soldiers prisoner in 1862

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 20: US Custom House is a historic 4-story building that once held Confederate soldiers as prisoners by the Union Army after New Orleans was briefly occupied in 1862 during the Civil War. The Custom Building currently houses the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and shares the same address. Construction of the granite […]