New Orleans Magazine - May 2016

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FASHION: Milk and Sugar: The Complete Book of Seersucker by Bill Haltom delves into the history and iconography of the storied Southern staple – including its New Orleans roots – and explores the role of “wash suits” in fashion for…

Shrimp Boats

Shrimp boats once docked in the small canal that lined the area best known as Bucktown. It was a quirky little neighborhood with a restaurant, Sid-Mars, a view of the sunset over the lake, a bridge from which boys in…

The Dead Sea and Me

I have always wanted to see the world; climb mountains, jump out of planes, ride a camel – you name it. When I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at 19, those plans seemed to fly out the window. Since then…

Shrimp

A Giant Among Seafoods 7 varied recipes

The Man At the Track

Horse racing is about the hunch, the odds, the hocus pocus, the hope that something that seems like nothing is actually a good sign, the faith in the right move and the proper moment. So it was that on the…

Pump Slump

Louisiana’s biggest industry gets tested, once again