bars http://wwno.org en After French Quarter Fest: Classic And Contemporary Quarter Bars http://wwno.org/post/after-french-quarter-fest-classic-and-contemporary-quarter-bars <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Partying at French Quarter Fest can be serious work. If you’re looking to take a break there’s few places better than one of the French Quarter’s classic bars — and there’s no shortage of them.</span></p><p class="p1">We’ve highlighted a few of our favorites below, along with a couple of brand-new classics to add to the pantheon. Have some favorites of your own? Add them in the comments below and we’ll update the story.</p><p class="p1"><em><strong>Classic</strong></em></p> Sat, 13 Apr 2013 20:55:32 +0000 Jason Saul 33225 at http://wwno.org Lafourche Council to Debate Longer Bar Hours http://wwno.org/post/lafourche-council-debate-longer-bar-hours <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Lafourche Parish Council is considering whether later bar-closing hours on the weekend would provide an economic boost or a law enforcement problem.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The council will debate and ultimately vote later this month on a measure that would give Lafourche bars the option of staying open until 3 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays.</p> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26741 at http://wwno.org Kissin' the Blarney Stone http://wwno.org/post/kissin-blarney-stone <p>Although there&#39;s&nbsp;been a neighborhood bar&nbsp;on Banks Street&nbsp;for decades, many New&nbsp;Orleanians might&nbsp;not&nbsp;think of it as&nbsp;the epicenter&nbsp;of St. Patrick&#39;s Day&nbsp;without the&nbsp;help&nbsp;of<a href="http://finnmccools.com/">&nbsp;Stephen&nbsp;Paterson</a>.&nbsp; Thu, 15 Mar 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 7029 at http://wwno.org