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Yelp New Orleans Finds Business Booming On The Boulevard!



Passport Collage II Edit

From May 5-15th, Yelpers from all over the Greater New Orleans area descended upon Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard for a handful of events dubbed, “Passport To The Boulevard”, that brought the spotlight to this neighborhood’s burgeoning growth in businesses!

We kicked off the week with a sunset garden getaway with the ladies of Pistil & Stamen while enjoying refreshing Cathead Vodka-crafted cocktails and face-painting by Purple Penguin Art Company. Yelpers then celebrated NOLA’s sweet 297th birthday at the newly-minted Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market with Barefoot Bubbly and an array of sweets from Leah’s Pralines, Bakers Dozen, Sucre New Orleans, and Kupcake Factory with TapSnap catching the action with their digital photo booth!

Over the weekend, we gave back to the community at The Mission then kicked it back into high gear Monday with a trifecta scavenger hunt of three unique museums including The New Orleans Tattoo Museum, Southern Food & Beverage Museum, and The Professor Longhair Museum while enjoying Donner-Peltier-crafted cocktails at each location.

Urban Farmstead, just off of the Boulevard, gave us the 411 on Organic Veggie Growing on Tuesday, then we “wined down” (or “up” if you were there) on Wednesday with a rousing wine tasting put on by the krewe at Brady’s Wine Warehouse.

But our week of Boulevard events could not be complete without our wrap party, “Yelp's Final Destination at Ashe Cultural Arts Center”, benefitting Efforts of Grace that has supported this neighborhood since 1993. The night was jam-packed with live entertainment, local libations, and delicious dishes from NOLA restaurants. Check out all the deets and sponsors from that night, here

Thank you to all the businesses that participated to make this week a success, and we hope that our Yelpers have found their new favorite hot spots to bookmark on the Boulevard. Check out all the pictures in our Flickr collection, here!

 

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