NOLA 2018

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Travel

What is the fastest growing airport in America? We’ll give you a hint: Christina Aguilera is playing a jazz fest close by this Friday night.<p>If you …

Let’s Get Real ... and Then Talk About Draft Charades

Want a feel-good story amid all the misinformation swirling around the NFL? Saints owner Tom Benson is opening his wallet—widely—to help Steve …

Nine years later, the NBA and New Orleans remain connected

Nearly a decade after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Chris Paul returns for the city's second All-Star Game since the storm.<p>NEW ORLEANS -- You have to understand, none of this could have been here.<p>There are parades Saturday in New Orleans. The quarter is alive, filled with people doing the …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel

The year in business: New Orleans hosts its 10th Super Bowl

<b>Looking back on 2013:</b> The most publicized business and economic event in New Orleans in 2013 was certainly the Super Bowl, taking place at the …

New Orleans, after Super Bowl 2013 and other big events, is named a top sports destination

The World Travel Awards, a London-based program for honoring accomplishments in the tourism industry internationally, named New Orleans as the top …

Super Bowl Party Photos: Inside the Biggest Bashes in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS This weekend the Super Bowl returned to New Orleans after 11 years—the first time since Hurricane Katrina devastated the city—and event …

New Orleans reinvented as 'Silicon Bayou' for start-ups

The US city of New Orleans saw its population decline by almost a third in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.<p>But the population - like the city's fortunes - has been revived in the years since the flooding, partly because of the Big Easy's culture and charm but also thanks to a series of …

Silicon Valley

Why Every American Needs to Visit New Orleans

The United States is a pretty big place, with more than a handful of notable cities. There are big cities, quaint cities, cities known for their …

Saints Looking To Add Center-Hung Video Board To Superdome

Big things may be coming to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, and by big, I mean it in every literal sense of the word. New Orleans Saints team president …

NFL

Saints want to add center-hung video board to Dome

Hoping it boosts the city’s chances of landing the bid to host Super Bowl LII in 2018, the New Orleans Saints are pushing to add a center-hung video …

Vikings find $975M isn't enough for everything in new stadium

Even before the first chunk of earth is turned for the new Vikings’ stadium, project planners are finding out that $975 million doesn’t go nearly as …

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Never host a Super Bowl anywhere else other than New Orleans

A Super Bowl Sunday spent around the city only reinforces the notion that the NFL should consider making New Orleans a permanent Super Bowl host.<p>NEW ORLEANS – Yes, someone's drink was descending upon my head and down my back from atop a balcony on Bourbon Street a few hours before Super Bowl …

Who Should Host the 2018 Super Bowl?

Three finalists have been asked by the NFL to submit bids to be the host for Super Bowl LII in February, 2018.<p>As ESPN reports, the pressure now ratchets up for folks in Indianapolis, Minneapolis and New Orleans, as business and civic leaders put their heads together in an effort to win the rights …

NFL

The ultimate Super Bowl city? New Orleans

On Sunday, New Orleans will host the NFL's biggest game for the 10th time, tying it with the Miami metro area for most ever.<p>When it comes to these …

Goodell: New Orleans a 'terrific' Super Bowl host, despite outage

NEW ORLEANS -- The blackout at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will not stop the Super Bowl from returning to New Orleans.<p>NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell …

NFL

'Super Gras' a big score for New Orleans

Whether or not you care about the big game on Sunday, if you have plans to visit New Orleans any time in the near future, you're a winner of Super Bowl XLVII. When the final seconds tick away on the scoreboard, New Orleanians and the some 10 million visitors likely to travel to the Big Easy this …

Top five Super Bowl host cities

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As Super Host, New Orleans Is By Far No. I

Super Bowl Week is a week to party, and no city throws a party like that grand old lady of a city. She's been throwing parties every day for more …

Hampton Roads

Baltimore Ravens Donate Motorcycles To New Orleans Police Department; Thank City For Hosting Super Bowl

The Baltimore Ravens have gone out of their way to show thanks to the city of New Orleans for the experience they had while they were visiting for …

Miller: A city with Super Bowl-sized spirit

By JEFF MILLER / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER<p>NEW ORLEANS – He came here to become a famous chef and start a kick-butt band.<p>Ten years later, he's a cook. At …

NFL

Super Bowl 2013: New Orleans is a tough act to follow as Super Bowl host

NEW ORLEANS — What makes a Super Bowl great?<p>The tarot card reader misunderstands the question at first. Plenty of tourists have shelled out the $30 …