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In the French Quarter

A trumpet blasts a familiar tune; “When the Saints go Marching in.” Casually, a crowd gathers on Royal Street to enjoy the performers’ upbeat music. This melody was heard a few times during a recent trip to New Orleans, and although perhaps cliché, it was one of many welcomed cultural references to the city. 429 more words

Architecture

Hollywood animator moves back home to Jackson Square

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Chris Holt worked on multiple animated TV shows in California including, The Power Puff Girls, King of the Hill, and  112 more words

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New Orleans, Louisiana

DID YOU KNOW…New Orleans, Louisiana is a ten hour drive from Wichita Falls, Texas? Making the long haul this past weekend, we found out that, no matter where you’re coming from, the trek is worth every minute. 534 more words

Just Hanging Out in New Orleans

After lunch at Tujague’s, I spent the rest of the day wandering around the French Quarter.  I’d done most of the standard tourist stuff on previous visits, so I didn’t have an extensive list of must-visit sites and cemeteries.   480 more words

Restaurants

Beads, Beignets, & Bronanigans!

New Orleans Adventures!                                                   

  • Delicious food and drinks!
  • Mardi Gras festivities!
  • Rich history & culture!
  • A kidnapping *gasp*
  • Bronanigans (shenanigans with my brother)

These are all things I experienced on my recent trip to New Orleans. 440 more words

hello, new orleans

tomorrow morning, around the crack of dawn (which is what it will feel like to me), i will be making my way down to new orleans for mardi gras. 143 more words

Musings

Taking trash and creating treasure: Jackson Square artist uses everything he can get his hands on

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — He went to school for business, but this New Orleans artist had a different calling. You may have seen his art along Jackson Square. 105 more words

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