Top 10 Apps for New Orleanians

12:30 March 13, 2015
By: Natalie Adams

1. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 

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The Jazz Fest App is your official electronic guide to everything festival related! Create and organize your festival schedule, check out the different stages and discover artist info, food venues and find your way around using the map. The best way to make the most of your Jazz Festival experience. 

2. Hurricane Central WDSU - New Orleans, Southeast Louisiana

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With this all-inclusive app from WDSU 6, you can track hurricanes and troprical storms using maps, radars, forecasts and much more all at your fingertips. There is an easy to follow "threat meter" that will let you know when there is cause for concern. The app is also equipped with checklists for your whole family and live update feeds from Facebook and Twitter. 


NOLA Phone App Guide: Spring Edition

Stay in the know about current events and news in the city. The app is partnered with the Times-Picayune and keeps breaking news stories and important events in the hands of all. 


4. New Orleans Food Trucks

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Your guide to food truck heaven in one of the fastest food truck growing cities. Find your mobile kitchens, from Food Drunk to Frencheeze easily and effortlessly. Search for trucks by name, cuisine and keyword, and connect to learn more about each one. 

5. French Quarter Festival

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The largest free music festival in the South deserves an app to help you find artists and descriptions, food booth information and a color-coded map to help you navigate your way to all it has to offer. 

6. Nola Explorer Guide

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The Official Visitor's Guide isn't just useful for tourists: locals can check out upcoming events and festivals and all the tools necessary to plan the perfect weekend. 

7. New Orleans Streetcar Lines 

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Great app that helps you map out your travel plans, showing every stop on all the streetcar lines. Never guess if you missed your stop again! 

8. WDSU Parade Tracker 

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Just because Mardi Gras is over doesn't mean that parades are! Use the WDSU Parade Tracker app to track three of the St. Patrick's Day Parades. 

9. New Orleans Maps and Walks

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Provides users with several self-guided tours, setting your own pace at no cost. Highlights include a self-guided a Voodoo tour, a Garden District walk, antiques shopping, and French Quarter nightlife. 

10. Historic New Orleans

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History buffs and novices alike can enjoy this one. Discover the exciting history of New Orleans with this app that takes your location and shares photos from 1900s taken in the same spot. 

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