October 2017

Found 3 blog entries for October 2017.

Mayor Landrieu just announced some huge riverfront development projects coming to New Orleans. This announcement happened earlier today and will provide plenty of new things for residents to be excited about.

The announcements were expected today as a series of "major riverfront development projects." The mayor announced the projects from the Moonwalk at 10:30 am, which is found across from Jackson Square. It was also telecast online and on Facebook.

Before the announcement was made, the mayor's office had stated it would involve many "landmark projects" and these projects would help the economy grow for the Riverfront area. This announcement came after a deal was made between the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, the Port of New Orleans and the

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Held for three weekends in October, the Oktoberfest event is back and better than ever. It's sponsored by Deutsches Haus of New Orleans and will include plenty of great music, German-food, culture and fun. Of course, there will be all kinds of good beer, too.

What to Expect

The largest variety of German beers and German food will be a huge part of the event. In addition, German "oom pah pah" brass bands will play plenty of great folk dancing music. The Chicken Dance will happen at least once, probably more and there will be plenty of waltzes and polkas, too.

On Saturday, October 21st, you can enjoy the Dachshund Dash. This event will feature 60 to 75 wiener dogs in a race to see who's the fastest.

The Food

Plenty of authentic German food

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Finding a great restaurant in the French Quarter is very easy. There are several great options. If you're looking on Decatur Street, here are some of the top choices.

Cafe Du Monde - 800 Decatur Street

A great place for breakfast, Cafe Du Monde is a coffee shop with plenty to offer. It has been around since 1862 and was the original French Market Coffee Stand in the area. This landmark is found across from Jackson Square and offers original beignet, doughnuts, coffee and chicory.

Cane and Table - 1113 Decatur Street

A great place for dinner, Can and Table is known for the Tapas or small plates on the menu. They serve a Creole cuisine with an island flare. The restaurant offers a rustic feel with fruity drinks made with plenty of rum. It's the

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