Tag Archives: Hookah Cafe

DMC National DJ Championship Qualifier Tonight at The Hookah

Tonight, New Orleans is hosting a regional qualifier for the world’s largest DJ competition in the world and premier turntablism event, the DMC World DJ Championships. The DMC pits DJs of any genre of music (hip hop, house, techno, funk, etc.) against each other in the age-old turntablist battle of technical virtuosity. The winner of tonight’s [...]

The Renovation of The Hookah

The Hookah Cafe, once a stalwart of Frenchmen Street until it was quickly forced to shutter its windows this spring, just reopened a couple weeks ago at a brand new location in the French Quarter, at 309 Decatur St. The club, now called just The Hookah, is located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of [...]

Another Troubled Street

For the better part of a decade, Frenchmen Street has become the hot spot for locals and music savvy tourists tired of the gauntlet of identical strip clubs, T-shirt stores and frozen daiquiri joints on Bourbon Street. But this past Mardi Gras, the usual street choking crowds of revelers were noticeably thinner and the clubs [...]

Help Wanted

  Earlier today, we received an email from the Hookah Cafe’s Gil Berman warning that the club is likely to have to close because it doesn’t comply with non-smoking laws passed in 2007 (We have laws against smoking?). It needs a zoning change that the Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association vows to to fight. Assuming all [...]