Month: August 2019


Touro Neighborhood Street Names

  As you wander the streets of New Orleans, many people wonder where the street names derive from. The Touro street names are derived from generals, battles, and even just family names. While the Touro neighborhood itself was named after a doctor who founded the hospital in the area, the street names tell us more about… Read more »

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New Orleans is for Readers

“I am at the moment writing a lengthy indictment against our century. When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occasional cheese dip.” -Ignatius J. Reilly     When I recently asked the question, what is the one book, fiction or non-fiction, set or about New Orleans you’d pick, the… Read more »

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Marigny Homes For Sale: New Orleans Real Estate

  Are you considering making the Marigny home? This New Orleans neighborhood offers walkability, live music, bars, restaurants, shops, amazing old architecture, and somehow still maintains a neighborhood feel. When looking to buy your next pad, the Marigny just might be the spot you’ve been searching for.   This New Orleans neighborhood was filled with Creole… Read more »

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Don’t sleep your nights away: What’s for sale in the French Quarter

  Raucous, late-night, and passing a good time all are words associated with French Quarter living. While there are parts of the Quarter that are seemingly quieter than others, you can almost always find a tourist or line cook wandering down any street, at any time of the night. Vieux Carre living is not for… Read more »

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