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New Orleans Magazine January 2018

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

Lyons Street At Annunciation

The View From Grit’s Bar

A Guide to Kids and Carnival

Tips for Carnival for the Under-12 set

Parade Schedule

Friday, Feb. 2 French Quarter Krewe of Cork 3:00 p.m. Uptown New Orleans Krewe of Oshun 6:00 p.m. Krewe of Cleopatra follows Metairie Krewe of Excalibur 7:30 p.m.   Saturday, Feb. 3 Slidell Krewe of Paws 10:00 a.m. Krewe of Titans 6:30 p.m. Westbank The Mystic Knights of Adonis 11:45a.m. Madisonville Krewe of Tchefuncte 1:00 […]

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 neutral ground side of St. Charles Avenue at Napoleon.   Operation Lost Kids Operated by […]

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 that one of the hottest programs in television came to town, “Saturday Night Live.” Broadcast […]

Carnival, A Tricentennial Tour

A look at some of the biggest moments in the history of Carnival

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 Collection Gift of Dr. Abbye A. Gorin   Dear Julia, Love New Orleans Magazine. We […]


Our top picks for this month’s events

Zulu King 2018

Brent D. Washington, Sr.

The Rise of New Orleans Condominiums

Hot real estate market raises questions

EMS and Mardi Gras

Signal 24 on the Parade Route

The Independent Order of the Moon

The history of a former Carnival krewe

Carnival Style

A selection of parade attire and accessories we love right now

Parade Watch

The perils of modern times

The Print Beat

Jack Sullivan delivers a classic

Bal Masqué

A Carnival fundraiser extravaganza

Tops of the Town

Our Readers’ Picks

Hermes The Messenger God

Hermes Rolls on the Avenue

Carnival’s Top 10 Parades

(Arranged by category)

Emeril Lagasse

Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Woody Koppel

The School Board’s Second Koppel

Adding Chris Borges

Josephine Estelle in the Ace Hotel

News From the Kitchen

Belgian Waffles, Hummus, Deanie’s Uptown

A Specialty Cocktail

Get ready to celebrate with Galatoire’s


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 believe that today the Academy is a Louisiana State Department of Education approved school for […]

All The World’s A Stage

Broadway in New Orleans is the perfect Big Easy “try this”

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