4940 Chef Menteur Hwy,
New Orleans, LA 70126
Phone: (504) 940-5550
Fax: (504) 945-5819
Hotard Coaches is a full service transportation provider has been serving the deep South for more than 40 years. They have passenger vehicles that accommodate 25 to 55 people. Rates vary wildly, so your best bet is to call or drop them an e-mail for specific information regarding your needs.
This 19th-century landmark, Fair Grounds Race Course, allows visitors to experience the thrill of live thoroughbred racing for the entire winter season—thanksgiving to late March. The races can be viewed via real-time simulcast television or, for you die-hards, live at the finish line. Visitors can also enjoy buffet-style dining, snack concessions and bars. Do not forget to stop by the Mane Attractions Gift Shop to pick up a trinket for the horse lovers you left at home.
The Faubourg Marigny is a historic district in close proximity of the city of New Orleans. It has a total area cover of 0.33 square miles (0.9 square kilometers), as per the United Nations Census Bureau. Out of this, 0.31 square miles (0.8 square kilometers) constitutes land and the rest comprise of water. It swanks of being the most intact historic neighborhoods in the Country, through the 19th Century. It promises a bevy of restaurants and excellent coffee houses. Churches, temples, shops and bookstores add up to the beauty of Marigny. Varied provisions are made for sports activities and fitness. Theater, galleries, artists, studios too are in abundance.
This is not Borders, Barnes and Noble, or anything vaguely resembling the autonomous corporate bookstores. At Iron Rail Book Collective there is no rush to get your products purchased—feel free to browse through alternative genres such as anarchism, gay and lesbian studies and social theory while relaxing in the reading room. Book prices may seem cheap on Amazon, but here you can borrow a book for free from the lending library. And if you can't afford the $10 membership fee, put in three hours of volunteer work instead.
619 Frenchmen Street is one of the very important streets in the city. The street is often used as an event space for several functions and carnivals. Besides, the place is surrounded by some amazing shops and diners that are bustling with locals and tourists. A stroll through this busy and colorful street is sure to reveal the eclectic culture of the locals here and give you a peek into the culture of the city.
Treme Community Center is popular venue for events in New Orleans. The vast space and modern amenities makes it the perfect place to host conferences, meetings and special events and parties. Poetry Black Party is one of the famous events that had been held here. So the next time you want to plan an event, contact the Treme Community Center.
A very famous venue to host special events in New Orleans, Bourbon Vieux is said to be one of the finest party locations in New Orleans. If you're planning a corporate or social event, the staff at Bourbon Vieux can arrange everything—music, theme, decoration and much more, according to your needs. Easily accommodating 500 guests when it comes to wedding receptions, the venue has a extensive list of clients from big names in the corporate world to the celebrities of the city. Overlooking the Bourbon Street, the place is also known for its one of a kind New Year Party.
New Orleans is known as one of the most fun loving places on earth and its versatility in hosting events knows no limits. The Tad Gormley Stadium just proves the point. This state-of-art facility has a seating capacity of 26,500 at a time, which suits the scale at which New Orleans likes to party. Though it was damaged by hurricane Katrina in 2005, the stadium rose 'like a phoenix from the ashes', so to speak. The Tad Gormley Stadium is available for use for athletics, entertainment and corporate events. Tad Gormley was even host to the Track and Field trials of the 1992 Olympics.
Located on the Harrison Avenue, Edward Hynes Charter School is a charter school which was established in 1952 and serves students students upto K-8 grades. The school, with its talented and refined teaching staff, and state-of-the-art facilities, aims for an overall development of students. The courses held here are accredited to the NAEYC and the school is also recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
The St. James AME Church is a pristine white color church built in 1848. Encompassing a modest area of 0.2 acre (0.081 hectare), it is constructed in the Gothic style of architecture. The church still holds regular services and ceremonies to keep the community binded. Owing to its beautiful design and architecture, it was put up in the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Yellow-Checker Cab is a reputed taxi service that offers a round-the-clock service. The yellow cabs can be hailed on the street, but it's better to book by phone. Yellow-Checker Cab operates a large network of well-maintained taxicabs, which ensures that passengers don't have to wait too long for the cab to arrive. Service offered suits all needs, be it short or long distance travel.
Enter The Parish which is next door to the House of Blues through a brick alleyway with a large fountain depicting Atlas shouldering the globe. 5,000 square foot of event space with a state-of-the-art sound system, The Parish is very flexible and a versatile event and concert place, along with anything else you can think of that needs that kind of space. Designed after a cathedral and featuring stained glass, hand painted murals, it's certainly a sight to behold.