Prominent West Coast Hospitality Group to Open Kimpton Hotel Fontenot in the CBD

The Kimpton Hotel Fontenot, a new, 202-room boutique hotel on the corner of Tchoupitoulas and Poydras streets, is opening it’s doors next month on Tuesday, May 11th. Formerly the Staybridge Suites, the hotel has been completely transformed by New York architecture and design firm MARKZEFF, featuring “artful, bold and sophisticated […]

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Corner Culture: The Pearl Hotel

Despite the pandemic’s devastating effects on tourism and travel, the anxiously-anticipated Pearl Hotel on North Beach Boulevard in Bay St. Louis is nearing completion. Featuring 59 luxury suites, many with balcony views of the boulevard and marina just across the street, this multi-million dollar boutique hotel will be the first […]

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House Float Huzzah

While we’ve long encouraged visitors and ex-pats to “be a New Orleanian wherever you are,” it seems this year the whole country is taking us seriously. Due to the pandemic, the usual 2+ weeks-long Mardi Gras celebrations and parades have been canceled. Dismayed, but not deterred, locals stepped up in […]

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