George Rodrigue Studio
Exclusive gallery for the art of George Rodrigue, best known for his Blue Dog Series in the early 1990s , based on the French-Cajun loup-garou legend, catapulted him to worldwide fame, while his dark Renaissance-like landscapes developed into robust modern masterpieces.
The Sazerac Bar
Named after what many consider to be the world’s first mixed drink, The Sazerac Bar carries with it as much history and lore as its potable namesake. Just gazing at the famous Paul Ninas murals that flank the long African walnut bar takes you back to the grandeur of old New Orleans””a time when Huey P. Long would stroll in, order a Ramos Gin Fizz and spend the next couple hours talking to his constituents. Restored to reflect the spirit of the original establishment, the elegant barstools and plush banquettes of today’s Sazerac Bar invites locals and visitors alike for well-crafted drinks and free-flowing conversation.
Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to honor one of America’s truest art forms – Traditional New Orleans Jazz. Operating as a music venue, a touring band, and a non-profit organization, it continues its mission today as a staple of New Orleans music and culture. Situated in the heart of the French Quarter on St. Peter Street, the Preservation Hall venue presents intimate, acoustic New Orleans Jazz concerts over 350 nights a year. On any given night, audiences bear joyful witness to the evolution of this venerable and living tradition. Open nightly with concerts at 8, 9 and 10pm Mondays through Wednesdays with additional 5pm and 6 pm performances Thursdays – Sundays, for the best in traditional New Orleans jazz for all ages.
New Orleans Casino
Around 1822, America’s first gambling casino opened in New Orleans. Like modern casinos, it was open 24/7. In 1999, Harrah’s brought the action back to New Orleans with the opening of Harrah’s New Orleans Casino. Today, you can take a shot at more than 1,500 of the hottest slots and more than 130 table games including blackjack, roulette, baccarat, craps, and three card poker. The poker room boasts more than 20 poker tables, offering several exciting varieties of poker that are suited to the recreational poker players and seasoned veterans.
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
It’s all about location in New Orleans and the Hilton New Orleans Riverside places you at the center of it all. Nestled against the banks of the Mississippi River, guests can watch the ships come sailing in or dive into the city life just steps away. Grab a beignet, listen to live jazz, ride a streetcar, or hop into a parade, you never know what you’ll experience in the vibrant culture and excitement of New Orleans just outside the front door.
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Amusement Expo International
10070 W. 190th Place
Mokena, IL 60448