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Sign on St. Charles after the Superbowl win.

It’s Great to Be a Who Dat!

If I were to sit down and make a list of the things I love about New Orleans, my Saints would sit very near the top. The magic of game day (or night) in the Dome is something that everyone, even the non-Saints fan, should experience at some point. We were season ticket holders way […]

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Be Like Steve…and his friends

Steve Gleason is a hero. No doubt about it. No true Saints fan will ever forget his blocked punt in 2006, when the Saints returned to the Dome for the first time post-Katrina. A year after the storm, we were still more than a little broken, but in those few seconds it took #37 to […]

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I saw this New Orleans house this year at Mardi Gras. It's not hard to find abandoned homes 
that were never demolished or rebuilt.

A Look Back at Katrina

Eight years ago today, Katrina made her unwelcome appearance in New Orleans and along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, leaving unimaginable destruction in her wake. In some ways, it seems like a lifetime ago, but my memories of the days leading up to the storm and the weeks after are as clear as if it happened […]

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Strolling On Royal

Ask anyone from outside the area what they picture when they think of New Orleans, and chances are their answer will have something to do with crazy parties on Bourbon Street. I think this is unfortunate because, for me, Bourbon Street is the least interesting part of the city. Of course, when visiting New Orleans, […]

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