It’s 24 Hours Before The Parade, Do You Know Where Your Ladder Is?

By. Owen Hurley On Tuesday, January 30th, New Orleans Parks and Parkways Director Ann Macdonald said the Parks department would be engaging in “constant sweeps” removing and disposing of ladders and other space-claiming devices left on parade routes more than 24 hours before a parade. FOX 8 quickly posted a video to their Facebook page… Read More It’s 24 Hours Before The Parade, Do You Know Where Your Ladder Is?

Da Vinci Isn’t Dead. He’s Making Fountain Pens on Royal Street.

By. Garrett Mack There’s a sanctuary in the French Quarter, and its shelves are stocked with beautiful  things. The vibrant bodies of fountain pens shimmer inside their glass display cases. Little  wooden boxes show off bottled inks. Special brands of paper, reserved only for  calligraphy, are arranged by weight and size and stored in individual… Read More Da Vinci Isn’t Dead. He’s Making Fountain Pens on Royal Street.

Amidst Mardi Gras Mania, Roman Chewing Candy Sticks to Tradition

By. Jasper McGarey Riding down the St. Charles Ave streetcar, looking out on old money mansions while the scent of magnolia blossoms blows through the open windows, the Carnival Season is in full swing. People from all over have come to New Orleans to meet with friends, enjoy parades, and celebrate the days before Ash… Read More Amidst Mardi Gras Mania, Roman Chewing Candy Sticks to Tradition

The Technological Quash of New Orleans Spunk

By. Bronwyn Olstein In a city as vibrant as New Orleans, it’s interesting to wonder what ludicrous activities would be seen if there were street-facing cameras in the entrance way of every establishment that sells alcohol. New Orleans city officials recently proposed this plan, which would involve approximately 1,500 surveillance cameras being placed around the… Read More The Technological Quash of New Orleans Spunk