Hurricane Katrina is still present in every aspect of New Orleans life. It is as much a part of our culture and community here as our speech, our streetcars, and our music. It is as defining an event as the Civil War, Emancipation or Brown Vs. Board of Education, or more so, as everyone here…Details
Hi, I’m Carl and I’d like to welcome you to what will be a regularly occurring section of the I Tour For Tips blog, appropriately titled “Carl’s Corner”. In this section, I hope to highlight some of the amazing little gems that New Orleans has to offer when it comes to places to eat and drink…Details
By Georgios Michael Loring Tsangaris Saint Ferdinand, patron saint of sleeping under a bridge. saint of trains crashing into each other on purpose. Saint of bleached crawfish shells in giant puddles after a storm: they could almost be alive again. Saint of purple morning glories engulfing a house that is made of tears. Saint of…Details
Tucked away between two parking lots behind the Canal Place mall, not far from Harrah’s Casino, is a white obelisk scrawled with the ghost outlines of some old graffiti and featuring a placard stating, “In honor of those Americans on both sides of the conflict who died in the Battle of Liberty Place. A…Details
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