Michael Patrick Welch

Nostalgia: Movie Magic Memories

  The growing accessibility of automobiles after World War II changed American culture in many...

Nostalgia: The Boston Club

  The Boston Club, founded in 1841, is the oldest social club in New Orleans...

Nostalgia: The Meal-a-Minit Era

The Meal-A-Minit at 1717 Canal St. opened in 1951. This location was probably the...

Nostalgia: Hope Haven

  Located on Barataria Drive in Marrero, the Hope Haven campus of ornate Spanish Colonial...

Nostalgia: Bali Ha’i

Bali Ha’i at Pontchartrain Beach was the creation of Harry Batt Sr., who had...

Nostalgia: The World’s Champion Speed Contest

The Speed Derby of 1941, billed as the World’s Champion Speed Contest by Creator...

No Beer Goggles Needed

What is now known as the Falstaff Brewery Building on Gravier Street near South...

Pool Pleasures

  After City Park opened a swimming pool in 1924, Audubon Park decided to build...

Nostalgia: New Orleans Lawn Tennis Club

Founded in 1876, the New Orleans Lawn Tennis Club is the oldest tennis club...

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