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Christmas Eve ’44: The Angel Of Bastogne

  Seventy-seven years ago this month, the deadliest European battle in World War II broke...

St. Tammany Rolls The Dice

  On the matter of a casino in Slidell, I stand firmly in the middle...

Kennedy In Dallas: New Orleans And The Conspiracies

  For the past 58 years, ever since the assassination of President John Kennedy on...

Beyond City Hall: Mayoral Futures

  Winning the job as a big city’s mayor is a significant political achievement, all...

A Mayor On The Rocks: The Saga of Louis Roffignac

  In this the week of city elections in which, I suspect, the city’s first...

How Houston Baseball Changed New Orleans

  One rule I live by while watching sports is to never pull for teams...

Let Endymion, Thoth and Zulu Be

  At some point during the afternoon of the Endymion parade a neighbor in our...

A Proposal: How About a Carnival of Neighborhoods?

  A friend of mine recalls the time when she first moved into her Mid-City...

Parading Again, The Cosmic Connection

  In answer to the question, "will there be a Mardi Gras next year," the...

Benson’s Vision vs. Jazz’s Departure

  Tom Benson liked to tell the story about the phone call he received in...

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