Alder Hotel - Uptown - New Orleans
4545 Magnolia St. New Orleans, LA 70115
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November 27, 2018

When you think of the must-try food in New Orleans the culinary wonders spread far beyond the French Quarter and the iconic Creole and Cajun restaurants. It seems there’s a handful of new places opening every month, adding to the stellar roster of delicious food you’ll likely won’t find anywhere else. Then there are the […]

November 26, 2018

The holiday season in New Orleans is a magical time to visit. The weather has cooled off but not so much as you wouldn’t want to be outside, the city is awash in thousands of lights and dazzling decorations, and even the streetcars are decked in wreaths. The festivities go into overdrive in December and […]

October 23, 2018

Photo courtesy of Oak Street Po-Boy Festival One thing New Orleanians can agree on, the po-boy satisfies hunger like nothing else. The once-humble sandwich has gone high-class in recent years, with top chefs serving their own inventive takes. But you can still find hearty 12-inch versions spilling fried shrimp and oysters for under $15 in local […]

October 15, 2018

St. Charles Avenue Streetcar by Sharon Mollerus on flickr There’s a way to see New Orleans’ Uptown, Garden District, Carrollton, and Central Business District neighborhoods that’s historically accurate, affordable and entertaining. It’s called the St. Charles Avenue streetcar, and a ride costs $1.25. Best of all, the streetcar stop is less than a mile away from […]

October 15, 2018

What sets a unique boutique apart from the rest of the big-box stores and chains? It’s simple: a strong point of view. Fortunately, New Orleans is home to a diverse group of bold, creative personalities, and while many of them find their niches in music, food or art, some express themselves by curating shops like […]

October 15, 2018

Photo courtesy of Cure NOLA on Facebook Once a sleepy neighborhood thoroughfare bordering Tulane University, Freret Street has undergone a revival over the past 10 years, becoming a food and entertainment destination in its own right. From Japanese to Southern soul food, there’s a cuisine for almost everyone — and Freret Street is only two […]

October 11, 2018

Photo courtesy of Scout Island Scream Park on Facebook Sure, every old house in New Orleans has a story — and more often than not, a spooky past — but what if you want to be scared in the here and now? Fortunately, there are plenty of fantastic haunted houses in the greater New Orleans […]

October 3, 2018

Photo courtesy of Celebration in the Oaks at New Orleans City Park on Facebook At a little over 391,000 residents, New Orleans is a relatively small city—but the 9.5 million tourists who visit each year mean The Big Easy boasts the amenities, dining and cultural scene of a bustling metropolis. The result? During high tourist […]

September 28, 2018

Get ready! October is an amazing time to be in New Orleans, and we’re not just talking about Halloween. October is packing over a dozen music and foods festivals alone, not to mention the milder temps you’d want to be here for. Here are the highlights of what’s going in New Orleans in October. Tremé […]

August 29, 2018

New Orleans has a lot of offer, as does the Uptown Freret neighborhood where the Alder hotel is located. You’ve probably also done your homework and have your sightseeing, dining and shopping options and preferences lined up. However, the idiosyncrasies of any city might throw off even a seasoned traveler. On top of that, online […]