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April 17, 2012

People, Animals and Food of NOLA

Filed under: Uncategorized — wally426 @ 8:34 pm

You haven’t seen it all until you’ve been to New Orleans

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Ratwing love

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The Buttermilk Drop Bakery in the 7th Ward – Home of Dwight Henry’s famous homemade donuts

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Rehab facility – North Rampart

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Friendly Beast

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Ronnie making bananas foster at Brennan’s Restaurant

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People got creative in all kinds of ways

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Self portrait

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Down/Out

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The French Quarter festival took over the town and featured mostly local artists

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Inked

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The festival stretched way past the Mississipi shoreline

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Jackson Square

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Dear life

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Break-fast

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Peekshow

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Joe-Boo

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Don’t let it bite you!!

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Ruff Life

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Lo-Ridaz

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Frohawked Beast

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This guy was totally bombed but kept hitting shots, it was impressive

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The Pigs are a group of retired cops and fireman

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The French Quarter marketplace

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Bootyful!

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Laffite’s Blackmith Shop (built 1772) is supposedly the oldest continually occupied bar in the US

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Best bloody I’ve ever had

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Rolling at noon

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It was a little weird seeing people smoking in the bars, seems like such taboo now…

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Newlyweds

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This table had some history. According to a local Voodoo queen, this man proposed to his wife there years ago. Every day they would sit there are drink. When he died, his wife would leave him a glass of his favorite drink – Johnny Black. People have told of their cigarettes being smoked and their drinks disappearing when they weren’t looking.. supposedly the work of the old man’s spirit

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Pinky

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MummiAlli

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Impromptu Quintet

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Voodoo Chahl

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Look Ma, I’m drunk again!

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AlleyKat

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Doordom

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Some typical N’awlins fare – Red Beans and Rice, File Gumbo and a Stuffed Pepper

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Contemplations – Mississippi River

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Protecting the Mississippi

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Every so often, a Brass band would come down the street with a procession of drunks behind it

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Fritzel’s Jazz Bar

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Some Jazz band with lots of dudes from Minnesota

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The straight man of the group

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Not all of the animals around town were alive… this was a good thing

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Old Soul

3 Comments »

  1. Id like to see that ghost try and drink my drinks. shit will go down.

    Comment by Ammar Obeidat — April 17, 2012 @ 11:20 pm

  2. Best bloody at Leffite’s? Next time I gotta take you to this bar up in Abita Springs on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain with the best bloody mary I’ve ever had (and I’ve had many in NO)… Rosie’s Tavern.

    Comment by Nick — April 18, 2012 @ 3:09 am

  3. these would look great on instagram

    Comment by Anonymous — April 18, 2012 @ 5:36 pm


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