Tag: New Orleans


The Birthplace of Equality

Heading west from Florida, we just had to stop at Dooky Chase’s restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana. Why did we stop then? HISTORY! We were on a mission to enjoy the Cajun specialties at Dooky’s buffet because the restaurant has an unique attraction. Dooky Chase’s is the landmark restaurant of […]


You Just Gotta Love New Orleans

I was going back over the photo collection and remembering our walk in the French Quarter. We came across a parade on Bourbon Street of anti-gay fundamentalists which was followed closely by a group protesting the protesters.  


The Mystic Krewe of Orphans and Misfits, or MOMs Ball

Sometime back in 1974, the Mystic Krewe of Orphans and Misfits started a Mardi Gras party with classic American dance music whose only requirement to join was that you had to show up in full costume. Over the years, it has become the coolest party in town. It’s mostly an […]


When in Rome, Do as the Romans. But …

But when you’re in New Orleans, you watch the Mardi Gras parades and catch beads.  

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