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Attend Whitney White Linen Night

July 15th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Whitney White Linen Night 2014Whitney White Linen Night, held the first Saturday night every August since 1994, is an opportunity to revive an old, Southern tradition while enjoying excellent food, quenching drink, and fine art.

So what has white linen got to do with August and art?

Well, back before air conditioning, one of the few ways you could really even attempt to stay cool during the summer months, in a subtropical zone like the Gulf Coast, was to don white linen, which reflects the sun’s harsher rays and breathes … a bit. Surely you can picture the stereotypical Southern gentleman in his white suite – Colonel Sanders, for example.

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The Art of Julia Street, New Orleans

December 16th, 2010 by bbnola

Julia Street Streetcar Station

When you need to rest, hop on the Streetcar at Julia Street and see more of New Orleans.

Take advantage of the special Papa Noel rates offered by many New Orleans Bed and Breakfasts during the month of December, and explore the arts of New Olreans.

The arts run strong and deep in New Orleans. Everyone expects to hear great music in the Big Easy, but not everyone realizes that the visual arts are worth a look, too. This month, as you struggle to find the perfect gifts for the people you love, consider a trip to the 600 block of Julia Street.

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