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🎅🏽 Fascinating Ways That Holidays in New Orleans Are a Little Different

🎅🏽 Fascinating Ways That Holidays in New Orleans Are a Little Different

Be sure to click through to the original essay to more photos and a sound file narrated by the author. Highly, highly recommend listening to the sound file as you read along with another great think/laugh piece by Renee Pack! Happiest of the holiday season to all y’all… and especially to you idiosyncratic New Orleaneans  – Editor

If you live in New Orleans, or you’re visiting the city, you’ve probably noticed that the holidays look a little different around here. For one thing, the climate isn’t conducive to ugly Christmas sweaters — our shoppers are more apt to be wearing shorts and t-shirts. And our ho ho ho signs more apt to be spelled H-e-a-u-x!

In New Orleans, tradition can be  a little idiosyncratic. Here are seven ways that holiday time in the Big Easy looks different from just about any place else.

Read more at Via NOLA Vie

About The Source

Renee Pack, Via NOLA Vie

ViaNOLAVie is an innovative non-profit/academic partnership between NolaVie and Tulane University. It serves as an online digital archive with a focus on education and mentoring emerging writers. Editor Renee Peck worked for 32 years as a feature editor and writer at The Times-Picayune. Her "Big Easy Living" column for NolaVie explores the way we live in this always-entertaining but sometimes uneasy city.

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