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1870s New Orleans Home Has a Refined, Art-Filled Interior | Home & Garden

One afternoon, on her way to a nearby grocery store, Catherine Makk passed a real estate sign for a house on Coliseum Street, one of three consecutive side-hallway houses on the block. Just four houses from her then residence on Toledano Street, Makk had always been curious about the interiors of those houses on Coliseum …

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This pied-à-terre is a fitting New Orleans home for interior designer Thomas Jayne |

Rick Ellis and interior designer Thomas Jayne have long enjoyed participating in Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, so a pied-à-terre as a home base for their celebrations was inevitable. They’ve finally found the right place in an 1836 Creole mansion in the French Quarter and transformed it into one of the world’s finest homes. …

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Vacations in New Orleans

French Quarter in New Orleans over the holidays Paul Broussard 25 acres of oak trees are covered in 500,000 twinkling lights. Choir singing at Saint Louis Cathedral. Caroling in Jackson Square, invitations to historic French Quarter homes and a holiday parade with a 30-foot-tall Santa. New Orleans seems to be celebrating something every week and …

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Dufossat St. mansion sold in New Orleans for $2.4 million | business news

1526 Dufossat St. The azure-and-white color scheme of the home at home evokes images of Delft pottery from the Netherlands, but this Arts and Crafts mansion is right at home in Uptown New Orleans. Located on a corner plot overlooking the Milton H. Latter Memorial Library, the stately residence was built in 1900 and blends …

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New Orleans opera singers return home for “Hansel and Gretel” | entertainment / life

“Hansel and Gretel” is set in the woods of Saxony, but New Orleans may also be the location for the opera, since two of the production’s artists have strong ties to the Crescent City. The New Orleans Opera production premieres Friday and Sunday at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. The work, in …

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New Orleans area home and garden calendar for November 12-19 | Home & Garden

Leyland Cypress, the white variegated, photographed Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Shady Pond Tree Farm in Pearl River. Lawyer staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD tree draw saturday Orleans Parish residents can receive one of 700 free trees at 1 Green Parade Lane, New Orleans’ Department of Parks and Parkways, from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. …

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Local roofers in New Orleans educate homeowners about necessary roof repairs

The owners of The New Orleans Roofers, premier roofers in New Orleans and surrounding cities, are pleased to announce their latest educational initiative. “Too many homeowners put off necessary roof repairs,” say the company’s owners. “On the other hand, we see that more and more unnecessary roof replacement tasks are being planned.” This press release …

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Buddy Bolden’s wrecked house seized by New Orleans | music

A shotgun house that legendary jazz cornetist Buddy Bolden once called home has been seized by the New Orleans government and may be sold at public auction. An early 20th-century jazz pioneer, Bolden lived in the unusual, run-down Central City building near First Street and Simon Bolivar Avenue. The deteriorated house, at 2309-2311 First, and …

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