Waitress Helga carries beer glasses in the "Hofbraeuhaus" beer tent at the Theresienwiese Oktoberfest fair grounds in Munich, southern Germany, on September 24, 2012. The world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012. AFP PHOTO / FRANK LEONHARDT GERMANY OUTFRANK LEONHARDT/AFP/GettyImages Photo: Frank Leonhardt, AFP/Getty Images / SF
Take a moment to relax and reflect at one of the many hidden gems found around New Orleans: Alcée Fortier Park. This small but charming Mid-City park lies within walking distance of the New Orleans Fair Grounds and Bayou St. John, at the intersection of Esplanade Avenue, Mystery Street and Grand Route St. John.
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