Category: Lifestyle

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 »


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 »