New Orleans Magazine - January 2018

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Arden Cahill Academy ‘s 50th Anniversary Fifty years ago when Arden and Harry Cahill decided to open the Arden Cahill Academy, they had high hopes in creating a school focused on early childhood education. However, they might have struggled to…

Carnival Style

A selection of parade attire and accessories we love right now

January

Our top picks for this month’s events

Julia Street with Poydras the Parrot

Portrait of Mama Brocato and two sons at Brocato’s Ice Cream and Confectionary Parlor, 617 Ursulines Ave., French Quarter, New Orleans. Printed in 1984 from a ca. 1960 negative. Photo by Abbye A. Gorin Courtesy of The Historic New Orleans…

When Saturday Night Live Came To Bacchus

Bacchus is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, that’s long enough for the group to have generated some sub-anniversaries including the 40th for an event that happened on February 20, 1977. And the nation was watching. That was the night…

A Guide to the St. Charles Parade Route

Porta-Potties The city of New Orleans offers free porta-potties (that I personally saw being cleaned twice on the Saturday before Mardi Gras 2017) on the neutral ground side of Napoleon Avenue, catty-corner to Superior Seafood, as well as on the…