Category Archives: New Orleans

Hangout Fest – Gulf Shores

Heard of Hangout? It’s a 3 day music festivus on the beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. We’re going Thursday. Have a condo right on the beach. Holla! We leave Wednesday for New Orleans to spend the night with the lovely … Continue reading

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Goodbye John Stamos…and NOLA

SUNDAY – DAY THREE I’m not in my 20’s anymore so I require a lot more recovery time. I think it’s safe to say for every hour of debauchery, I need an hour of rehab. But the good thing about … Continue reading

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Holy John Stamos! Or…How To Hold Baby Alligators (part two)

SATURDAY – DAY TWO One of the cool things about staying at the Embassy Suites was the free hot breakfast buffet every morning. Score! They also have a free cocktail hour, but we missed that because of the festival. I … Continue reading

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Holy John Stamos! Or…How To Do Jazzfest Right (part one)

This was our first time at Jazzfest in New Orleans, and I think we squeezed every bit of life possible out of that weekend. Trips with the ATX crew are usually legendary, but this one proved especially epic. Mostly because … Continue reading

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New Orleans – 4

Frenchmen Street is THE place to go for music in New Orleans. Write that down. We hit up The Spotted Cat,  a tiny venue with silky music spilling out onto the pavement. The Jazz Vipers were playing that night, and … Continue reading

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New Orleans – 3

New Orleans gave us a very lazy second day. We didn’t get out of bed until midday and walked around the French Quarter trying to pull out of our haze from the night before. “He’s got gold teeth!” Kim said … Continue reading

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New Orleans – 2

First thing’s first: we take the street car to the shit show that is Bourbon Street. We immediately pop into a daiquiri factory and get our go-cups. Kim is appalled by the smell of urine and vomit and trash, at … Continue reading

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