When I was growing up, my Mama would open up all the windows and doors when it rained in New
Treme and French Quarters residents are joining with supporters of New Orleans unique culture including musicians, Mardi Gras Indian tribes
We were raised to appreciate the cultures that make New Orleans so eccentric and magical. When My Mama and Daddy was off they really made up for the time they spent away from us, especially My Mama. We frequented festivals, art museums, parks, fancy restaurants (I started eating raw oysters at 6yrs old) and random walks through the city. Even though we were raised Baptist, we visited churches of different denominations. Both my sister and I played the violin and other extracurricular activities. I was an honor roll student throughout high school. Yes, Growing Up in New Orleans as a Latch Key Kid in New Orleans riding on the Bus was was tough and scary at times, but knowing that I we were left alone for a greater purpose made it worth it.
In a country that prides itself on being the “land of the free,” this is just one of our many
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Social bike rides have grown over the years very in New Orleans. Locals are bringing underrepresented riders into the organized
The city offers not just the usual boisterous party scene but there are many wonderful and magical spots that are
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