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Magazine Street is one of Uptown New Orleans’ major shopping thoroughfares. The shops, re

Magazine Street is one of Uptown New Orleans’ major shopping thoroughfares. The shops, re

Magazine Street is one of Uptown New Orleans’ major shopping thoroughfares. The shops, restaurants and bars lining Magazine with a uniquely local flare are one of the reasons why more New Orleanians spend their dollars with independent businesses.

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New Orleans : Indie City

New Orleans : Indie City

New Orleans is not a great city because it has the fanciest malls, the most popular chain restaurants or easy access to big box stores – because it doesn’t. It’s a great city for what sets it apart. A new study now proves that New Orleanians do more of their […]

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Experience, New Orleans

The interior of a New Orleans Streetcar. Some days this is my view on the way to Tulane!

The interior of a New Orleans Streetcar. Some days this is my view on the way to Tulane!

The interior of a New Orleans Streetcar. Some days this is my view on the way to Tulane!

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The Weather in New Orleans

The Weather in New Orleans

When I first moved to New Orleans from San Francisco in August of last year, all that I could focus on was how incredibly hot it was. Insufferable heat! “How could anyone live here?” heat! But you quickly adjust and before you know it, you find yourself bragging to friends […]

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Po-boy Fest

Po-boy Fest

Well, I guess this will be the third post about Po-boy Fest – just goes to show how seriously we take our food around here! I took this photo of an impromptu second line parade at last weekend’s festivities.

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Experience, New Orleans

Po-Boy Fest

Po-Boy Fest

Eliot Kamenitz / The Times-Picayune It didn’t matter whether it swam, flew, walked, squawked, oinked or quacked, 30 vendors at the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival found a way to slap it between French bread and make it a sandwich Sunday.

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Great Food, Low Prices = You Win

We’ve all known that New Orleans is one of the country’s greatest food cities – and now we know it’s also the cheapest! Zagat: New Orleans most affordable dining in US. As a side note – while we were in Argentina, about 40,000 of our fellow New Orleanians showed up […]

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Greetings from New Orleans’ City of the Dead

Greetings from New Orleans’ City of the Dead

Greetings from New Orleans’ City of the Dead. I live in a small neighborhood around the Mid City area that is flanked by at least six cemeteries. It’s a popular destination for tourists this time of year, and Voodoo Fest , popular with visitors and locals alike, is just down […]

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Halloween Week

Halloween Week

The Freeman School is hosting a Halloween party at a popular bar, F&Ms, where there will be an open bar and costume contests. Last year students spent weeks preparing their costumes for Halloween. My personal favorite costume was by a student who came dressed as one of our first year […]

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Music in New Orleans

Music in New Orleans

Live music in New Orleans is definitely one of the reasons that I was drawn to school here. On any given evening, you can find live music all over the city. I live in the Marigny – home to Frenchmen Street, where local jazz, funk and blues pours out onto […]

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