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New Orleans Magazine January 2015

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New Orleans Magazine’s Guide to Schools

120 Area public and private universities, private elementary and secondary schools and public charter schools.

New Orleans Magazine's Tops of the Town

Our Readers’ Picks in 97 Categories

The Way to Recovery

Patrick Dobard has one of the state’s most challenging jobs


Carnival’s Top 25 Parades (arranged by category)


The Royal Krewe of Yuga and the Birth of Gay Carnival

Carnival’s Reigning Restaurant

At their 175th anniversary, Antoine’s history is entwined with that of Mardi Gras

Beneath the Cupola

Shelley Pigeon’s and Eddie Boettner’s high rise existence

“N.O. It Alls”

The quiz show battle of New Orleans

Injury Report

Preparing for Carnival

Showing Your Wits

A costume of elephant ears

A Krewe of Canines

Pooches march with a cause


FICTION: The debut novel My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh, director of the Creative Writing Workshop at the University of New Orleans, is scheduled for release in February. “I grew up in a nice neighborhood in Baton Rouge and have really fond memories of my youth,” Walsh says. “However, I’ve also always remembered overhearing a story about a girl […]

Flag Boys of the Nation

Music that ignites dancing

Carnival Time!

Catching some music

Andrew P. Sanchez Jr.

King Zulu 2015

“It’s On Us”

Revisiting the Romallis Stukes case

Carnival’s Finest Moment

My high holy moment each Carnival season is around 2 p.m. on the afternoon of Mardi Gras Day. The altar is the promenade between Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral. By that hour all of the festival’s parades are finished as Rex prepares to change into his ball costume. The weekenders are heading home. The over-imbibers are over and out. The streets […]


Touro Infirmary was one of New Orleans’ most recent workplaces to qualify as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Champion by the Mary Amelia Douglas-Whited Community Women’s Health Center and the Louisiana Breastfeeding Coalition.  According to the LBC, to qualify, workplaces must have written policies to support breastfeeding in the workplace and offer: • Reasonable break time […]

Physician Assistants – Help is On the Way

Hybrid medical professionals bring relief to doctors

The Little Krewe That Could

An interview with Ceasar Meadows, president of ‘Tit Rəx



Another Year Begins

How to cobble a cobbler

Super Soups

Preparing for the cold

“Stinky’s” Goes Upscale

Trenasse, 1000 Figs and Kebab

Cheap Eats

High in taste; easy on the budget

Trivia Night at Deutsches Haus

Our problems began with Odie the dog, who was smiling from the big projection screen with his tongue hanging out. He looked familiar, but my personal trivia pursuit just has not included keeping up with fictional hounds, especially one that played second string to a cat in the Garfield comic strip. It was trivia night at Deutsches Haus, a popular event held on […]


Dig into a Cajun Mardi Gras in Lafourche (877) 537-8500, DigInLafourche.com Lafourche Parish is offering a taste of a more local, Cajun Mardi Gras. Located approximately an hour away from New Orleans, the area offers visitors a chance to dig into “real Cajun” culture. During Carnival – Jan. 31 to Feb. 17 – there will be […]

It’s a Cinch

Getting fitted for a corset



Toward a Greener Carnival

Carnival is loyal to tradition (which it should be), but it has also been flexible to change when needed (which it must be). We see a major change coming, already in bits and pieces, but overwhelmingly so within a few years. A celebration that disperses “throws” to hundreds of thousands of people must find a […]

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