Housed: A New Orleans Real Estate Bulletin

New Orleans is a very unique spot with plenty to offer. The cafes and coffee houses found throughout are also very unique. However, not all can compare when it comes to design. Some are simply more one-of-a-kind and just well put together.

While this post isn't about the actual coffee or other items each place serves, they are all well-known for what they do. Here's a look at some of the top cafes and coffee houses in New Orleans when it comes to design.

CC's Coffee House - 2800 Esplanade Avenue

The style of the building isn't known, but it's triangular and covers the entire 2800-block of Esplanade Avenue. It's a unique design and blends in well with the neighborhood. The coffee house fits in with some of the most incredible homes found

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There's no shortage of places to shop for antiques throughout New Orleans. It's a city full of history and full of antique stores, shops and boutiques. Whether you're looking to outfit your new home with antique furniture or you're looking for something unique to give as a gift, you'll find plenty of options throughout the city.

The French Quarter offers both Magazine Street and Royal Street. These streets are known for many things including incredible shops and galleries found throughout. While not every shop or gallery will feature antiques, many do. Here's a look at the top spots for antique shopping in New Orleans throughout Magazine and Royal Streets.

Magazine Street

When you hit Magazine Street, you'll realize you might need a few days

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Maybe you're considering relocating to New Orleans and you're curious to see how the housing prices compare. Of course, you could just be curious and already live in the city. Either way, it's never a bad idea to see how the properties in New Orleans compare to other larger cities across the United States.

When you look at how New Orleans compared to cities, such as New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia, it comes out as one of the least expensive. NeighborhoodX released a study they did comparing the prices of many cities across the country. . This is what they found.

Manhattan came out as the most expensive, while New Orleans was the least expensive. They looked at other cities, such as Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Austin and San

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The Lafitte Greenway opened in 2015 and many new developments have become a part of the area. There are several new upgrades and developments still to come this year and next. More than five new additions are expected by the end of 2018. The Greenway itself is a high priority and here are some of the new developments expected to come before the end of 2018.

Lemann Park & Playground

Lemann Park will get an upgrade when it comes to restrooms and concessions. It will also get a new playing field with a new playground. The renovations are on the list of things that will come very soon and Mayor Mitch Landrieu expects the renovations to be done before the end of September.

Mixed-Use Development from the New Orleans Redevelopment Fund


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If you recently moved to New Orleans and you're not sure where to golf, this is the list for you. There are several great golf courses found throughout the city and just a short drive from the area. Many excellent courses are found here including the TPC Louisiana, which hosts the Zurich Classic PGA Tour event. Here's a look at some of the top golfing options throughout New Orleans.

English Turn

Designed by Jack Nicklaus as a Championship Golf Course with wide-open spaces, beautiful water throughout and sculpted fairways. This is one of the best courses in the city and one every golfer should play.

TPC Louisiana

Found less than 15 miles from downtown, TPC Louisiana is known as the fourth-best upscale public golf course, according to Golf

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Breweries seem to be popping up on every corner throughout New Orleans. More than a half dozen have popped up over the past few years with more on the way. It's becoming a bit more of the European style with a brewery or brew pub in every neighborhood.

Each of the breweries, brewpubs and tap rooms has something unique to offer to the local beer scene. There are several to check out and if you love beer, you'll want to check them all out.

Gordon Biersch - 200 Poydras Street

While it's a national chain, Gordon Biersch still produces beer on site in New Orleans. It's as fresh as it gets and it's found next to Harrah's Casino. This German-style brewery uses hop-forward brewing for IPAs and produces many other choices, such as coffee lagers and

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Travel + Leisure Magazine ranked New Orleans as the fourth best city in the United States. This was based on scores from readers on cuisine, culture, friendliness, landmarks and the value of the city.

The booming entertainment scene was a big part of the overall score for the city as it beat out many other popular places, such as Nashville, TN. New Orleans scored an 89.15 out of 100, which was only 2.39 behind the winner; Charleston, SC. New Orleans was ranked as the highest on the list when it came to food and celebrations.

The full list included:

  1.        Charleston, SC
  2.        Santa Fe, NM
  3.        Savannah, GA
  4.        New Orleans, LA
  5.        Nashville, TN
  6.        Honolulu, HI
  7.        New York City, NY
  8.        Austin, TX
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Enjoying the beauty of New Orleans and getting around without the expense of gas is done best on a bike. New Orleans has been named as one of the top 50 best cities for cycling in the United States by USA Today (at #22) and for good reason. The city is home to many great bike trails including the Rails to Trails project. If you're looking to get around by bike, you need to know a few of the basics, along with where to shop and where to ride.

Basics of Biking in New Orleans

If you plan to commute via bike, you're in luck. New Orleans is ranked fifth when it comes to bike commuting when looking at the percentage of bike commuters. You can get a little bit of education and training from Bike Easy, which is an organization that educates bikers in

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Coming on Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd, the Best of the Bayou Festival will take over the historic Downtown area of Houma. This two-day event will feature two stages of live music with some of the best national headliners and plenty of Louisiana talent. It will be a fun-filled weekend with plenty of music for everybody to enjoy.

The Best of the Bayou Music Festival is one of the area's premier events and provides great music from all over the local area. It's a great place to enjoy Cajun cuisine, handmade crafts and there's even fun for kids to enjoy. Proceeds from the festival will help to fund grants for music departments of high schools found in Terrebonne Parish.


The event will feature many acts including

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A $21 million healthcare facility will soon be a part of New Orleans. This new facility has been a joint effort from Hope Enterprise Corporation and Home Credit Union. It will be located to the north of Claiborne and Elysian Field Avenue and will help by providing primary care and prevention services to those still recovering from Hurricane Katrina.

The facility will cover 64,000 square feet and will allow for CrescentCare to expand the services they offer and access to those services. CrescentCare offers many low or no cost services to the community.

Construction on this new healthcare facility in New Orleans is expected to begin by the end of the summer. It will take about 12 months for the building to be completed.

The new facility will be

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