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Morgan's Note

This is my first issue that I’ve worked on since becoming a mom – in fact, my five-week-old son is in a rocker next to me as I type – and the thing that has changed the most for me,…

Bev's Note

“Magic in the Moonlight” at the New Orleans Botanical Garden has become one of the most prestigious fundraisers in the city, and with Margo DuBos and Juli Miller Hart chairing this alfresco dinner, you don’t want to miss it! Thanks…

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The Man Who Ran Before the Parades Ed. Note: In our April 2011 issue, Julia Street answered a question about an elderly runner who used to precede Carnival parades. In our May 2011 issue, a reader provided more information about…

lifelines

Remember Tabasco?In the May/June issue, I was quite surprised to see no Tabasco included in your display of Louisiana foods and seasonings. How come? Tabasco is older than all those other things.Richard W. Leche Jr.CovingtonEd. Reply: You are certainly correct…

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The Mardi Gras Runner Re: Julia column. April 2011 issue.Just finished reading Julia’s article in the latest edition of New Orleans Magazine. A gentleman asked about the “Dr. Nut Runner” in front of the parades; Julia responded she wasn’t aware…

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THE LADY AT THE LAKEVIEW THEATERRe: Julia Street. February 2011 issue.In New Orleans Magazine’s February issue [in the Julia Street column] there was a request from a lady in Shreveport for information about the lady who used to usher at…

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FACTS ABOUT DILLARD UNIVERSITYI enjoyed your 2011 “Guide to Schools,” but I was surprised and disappointed to see that Dillard University was not included. Our university has been educating young men and women for 141 years – long enough, I…

We want to hear from you!

We are looking for feedback from you, our readers. Every March we feature the “Top Weekend Getaways” in New Orleans Magazine – places to go and things to see, all within a short drive of New Orleans. Last year, we…

We want to hear from you!

We are looking for feedback from you, our readers. Every March we feature the “Top Weekend Getaways” in New Orleans Magazine – places to go and things to see, all within a short drive of New Orleans. Last year, we…

Easy Rider

Re: At Last, A Monument for Easy RiderNovember/December 2010Your article on the monument for Easy Rider was as exciting as Christmas morning. Recognition of what the story Fonda and Hopper put on the screen is went far beyond just being…

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Remembering  “The McDonogh Three”Re: “Ruby Bridges: The first black child to desegregate an elementary school in the South celebrates an anniversary,” Persona column by Sue Strachan. October 2010 issue.The interview includes a claim that over the years has become an…

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BANANAS, PEANUT BUTTER AND ELVISRe: “Banana Nightlife,” Food column by Dale Curry. September 2010 issue.In the food section “Banana Nightlife,” Dale Curry made a statement: “Elvis Presley invented a banana entrée: banana and peanut butter sandwiches.” I would like to…

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POWER COOKBOOKRe: Letter to Julia Street, July 2010 issue. In your July edition, you posted my letter concerning a recipe booklet put out by New Orleans Public Service Inc. years ago that had a special rèmoulade sauce recipe. You cannot…

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A Word from Werlein’s Re: “Werlein’s for a Song” by Carolyn Kolb. “Chronicles of Recent History” column. April 2010 issue.I enjoyed Ms. Carolyn Kolb’s article “Werlein’s for a Song” from the April 2010 issue. However, I must make a correction.…

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SAM ZURIK REMEMBEREDRe: “Sam Zurik: The doctor passeth.” Music column  by Jason Berry. March 2010 issue. Let me thank you for your wonderful article about Dr. Sam Zurik. I am a 1955 graduate of Touro Infirmary School of Nursing and…

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IN DEFENSE OF TRAFFIC CAMERASRe: “Yes, for outlawing traffic enforcement cameras.” Speaking Out column. April 2010 issue.Your support of a bill to take away the right of local governments to use cameras to enforce traffic laws is as reckless as…

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PETE FOUNTAIN –THE ANNIVERSARY Re: “Half-Fast at 50: Pete Fountain’s Mardi Gras,” by Angus Lind. February 2010 issue.Thank you for the wonderful article about one of New Orleans’ true masters of music: Mr. Pete Fountain. I am recuperating from spinal…

Modine’s Pad

Re: “The Trouble with Modern Times,” Modine’s New Orleans column, by Modine Gunch. January 2010 issue.Modine’s New Orleans in the January 2010 of the New Orleans Magazine is a believable story considering what’s about to be mentioned. Years ago, 31…

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HIGHWAY TO WINNIPEGRe: Julia Street with Poydras the Parrot column. September 2002 issue.The recent articles in The Times-Picayune about the adventurers who traveled the Jefferson Highway from Winnipeg to New Orleans prompts me to let you know of my appreciation…

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You Can Go Home AgainThomas Wolfe once wrote, “You can’t go home again.” I wasn’t deliberately trying to disprove that dictum, but recently found it not to be true for me.On Labor Day 2009, two friends and I drove to…

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A DOG NAMED GENTILLYRe: “Animal Nature: Dr. Chris Voigt and Dr. Amy Voigt’s Sweetheart of A Dog,” by Sue Strachan. November 2009 issue.Thank you does not seem appropriate enough for including one of the most misunderstood dogs in the dog…

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REACHING OUTRe: “Thankless Tribute,” Crime Fighting column by Allen Johnson Jr. March 2009 issue.Today I read the article entitled “Thankless Tribute: A retiring justice votes to spare the life of a convicted child rapist” by Allen Johnson Jr.While I have…

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OFFICE PHOTORe: “Remembering the MB Building,” Inside column by Errol Laborde. June 2009 issue.Your article on the MB building triggered memories of my late father, John Prinz. The [above] photo of the Maison Blanche building hung in his office; he…

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CALCIUM, DAIRY, WEIGHT LOSSRe: “Calcium: the new fat buster?” by Brobson Lutz M.D. Health column, May 2009 issue.I’d like to keep my weight down as much the next girl, but I happen to know that dairy may not be our…

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Antique SlotsThere was an article in your March/April Louisiana Life magazine that was brought to my attention. The particulars of the article were based on a Louisiana State Police seizure of illegal slot machines. In the article, it stated, “The…