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New Orleans

They Filmed That Here: Where to be a Movie Buff in New Orleans

Lafayette Cemetery, where Ashley Judd filmed “Double Jeopardy.” (Photo: Jorg Hackeman/ Louisiana is known as “Hollywood South,” mostly because New Orleans attracts filmmakers with its trademark gorgeous oak tree-lined mansions, Old World European patinas, and…
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Writer’s Paradise: Find Your Muse at NOLA’s Literary Landmarks

New Orleans literary landmarks Pirates Alley and Faulkner House Books (Photo: Joshua Brasted) William Faulkner once said New Orleans is “the city where imagination takes precedence over fact.” So, it’s no surprise that New Orleans…
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Local Rituals: How to Crash a New Orleans Second Line Parade

(Photo: Rush Jagoe/Gone) If you’re looking for a genuine, joyous New Orleans experience, it’s pretty hard to beat a Second Line parade — an exuberant group of locals literally stopping traffic as they dance through…