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175 years of worship and history and St. Augustine Church

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – In this historic city, there are many places to the experience the altruism of the people of New Orleans, but few places match the story of the sacred grounds of… 274 more words

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Lundi and (to a Lesser Extent) Mardi Gras

I hope nobody comes down here and punches me, but honestly, Mardi Gras was a bit anticlimactic. I guess I thought all the Fat Tuesday parades would be at night in the French Quarter and totally insane, but it was very kid friendly and not terribly crowded. 1,094 more words

Snapshots from Mardi Gras on Claiborne

Back in the day, Claiborne Avenue along the Treme neighborhood was a constant hive of activity, until city leaders OK’d a routing of a stretch of I-1o directly over that area, casting a literal shadow over a unique culture and commerce for the African-American community. 142 more words

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Snapshots from Zulu parade on Orleans Avenue (photos)

Watching the Zulu parade on Orleans Avenue has become a ritual, of sorts, setting up near Dooky Chase’s restaurant at the corner of Miro and enjoying an amazing street and neighborhood scene. 138 more words

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Fat Tuesday starts before dawn with Skull and Bones in Treme

Mardi Gras started before the sun came up in Treme with the North Side Skull and Bones Gang.

The gang dates back to the early 1800s, and while they assume the job of waking up the Crescent City for a raucous Carnival Day, they’re message is not all fun and games. 162 more words

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I don’t know what happened to the original post. Once again, WordPress and its quirks got me. I’ve about had enough with this crappy software and its needed work arounds. 216 more words

Ray Laskowitz