Category Archives: the city

Joan of Arc parade kicks off Carnival season!

Twelfth Night is the Feast of the Epiphany, the day when the Wise Men found the baby Jesus, and the official start to Carnival season.  It’s also apparently the birthday of Joan of Arc, and there’s a beautiful walking parade … Continue reading

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No parade is complete without a face painter!

At the Joan of Arc parade on January 6.  More parade pics tomorrow!

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Bars of NOLA Tour: #1- The Sazerac in the Roosevelt Hotel

I’ve written about the Sazerac before – it’s a beautiful bar in a beautiful hotel.  I’ve decided in 2013 to try Happy Hour at a different bar nearly every Friday – and started last night with the Sazerac.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Staycation sunrise

Over the holiday break my sweetheart and I enjoyed a night at a high rise hotel on the lakefront (the Marriott Lakeway – I had a Groupon or a Living Social – I can’t remember which…) and we had a … Continue reading

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One afternoon and evening in NOLA in photos

This afternoon I started downtown in the Bywater for a meeting with a friend, and ended up uptown this evening in my neighborhood.  I used to have an entire blog dedicated to a daily New Orleans photo, but let it … Continue reading

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Hurricane days

Hurricane days are surreal and out of the routine.  You can read about how Isaac messed with my routines here.  You spend a lot of time listening to the wind, or to the little AM radio.  Or peeking out the … Continue reading

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NOLA love #9: Dr. Bob’s “Be Nice or Leave”

Go ahead.  Do a Google image search with the words “Dr Bob be nice or leave”.  You’ll see the zillions of signs he’s made over the years, many decorated with bottle caps.  Like the one on this beautiful New Orleans … Continue reading

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