🎅🏽 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.