Her neighborhood strolls through New Orleans have turned into a following of more than 17k and counting!
If you’ve ever come across Denise Lyons’ quirky and colorful Instagram page, you’ve probably scrolled through longer than you anticipated.
Denise spends her time roaming NOLA for single shotgun houses, vibrant sunsets, unique street art, and other Southern charms commonly found in New Orleans - and then shares her findings far and wide with her RoamingNOLA community!
You can feel her love and appreciation for the city in her dynamic snapshots taken while walking or riding her bike. Her attention to the intricate details of architecture and glimpses into urban life make New Orleans a great city and places her as one of the most vibrant up-and-coming photographic ambassadors.
What is your geaux-to stop for dinner and drinks in the city?
Bacchanal if I'm in the Bywater. Yo Nashi in the CBD and Del Fuego uptown. I like to stay on the move; you'll never know where I'll turn up.
The best month to visit New Orleans? Why?
January-March: Perfect weather, Mardi Gras, St. Joseph's Day altars, and St. Patrick's day. April-June: Festivals non-stop! French Quarter Fest, Jazz Fest, and some smaller festivals to round it out. October-December: Halloween festivities, opening day at the Fairgrounds, and local holiday activities.
What are your top 5 must-do's for a first-time visitor to New Orleans?
What is your favorite off-the-beaten-path place in New Orleans?
Who has the best happy hour in the city?
Sake Cafe on Magazine St.