Author Archive | Julie Clements

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Prima Donnas Set to Stroll Friday

Most people in New Orleans are familiar with the all-female krewes that have their own parades or the various dance groups that march in several parades throughout the season, but not nearly as many are aware of the walking groups that parade through the French Quarter the Friday afternoon before Fat Tuesday…the best Friday of […]

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Thankful for New Orleans – Day 19

Since I am on vacation, this week’s posts will likely be fairly short. I enjoy the writing, but I enjoy family time even more…especially when the family is in New York City.  Day 19 – Gas Lights Part of what makes New Orleans special and nostalgic are the gas lights scattered throughout the city, especially […]

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Thankful for New Orleans – Day 18

Day 18 – Sno-balls You might think that all sno-balls are created equal, but if you’ve ever had a Hansen’s sno-ball, you know this couldn’t be further from the truth. Let me back up for a second and explain that a sno-ball is, what some of you refer to as a snow cone. For the […]

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Thankful for New Orleans – Day 17

Day 17 – Bead Fences There are many gorgeous iron fences in New Orleans, and you could spend days appreciating them as you walk through different neighborhoods in the city. As special as they are, some are made even more spectacular with the addition of Mardi Gras beads.  Many homeowners jazz up their houses during […]

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Thankful for New Orleans – Day 16

Day 16 – Katrina X-codes This probably sounds strange, but I am thankful for the X-codes that remain on some of the homes in New Orleans. After Hurricane Katrina, rescue teams searched neighborhoods that had been damaged by the storm for those who might have stayed behind. An X was painted on the front of […]

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