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Brady’s NOLA Bucket List for Visitors

Essentials: Ride the St. Charles streetcar.  As you ride, pay attention to the beautiful mansions on St Charles, the Mardi Gras beads in the trees, and make a pitstop for a nice drink at the Columns Hotel. Continue riding all the way until you hit Uptown, then get off again to explore Tulane’s campus & Audubon Park (including the zoo, The Fly, the Labyrinth, the giraffes, & the Tree of Life). Get a drive-through daiquiri. Attend a Sunday second line. Get a snoball. Nectar cream is one of my favorite flavors. Take a spin with a drink at Carousel Bar in Hotel Monteleone. Pretend it’s your birthday by pinning a dollar on your shirt. See what happens. Drink iced tea and/or mint julep on a porch/patio, and people watch. Eat po-boys, beignets, fried chicken, gumbo/etouffee/jambalaya, BBQ shrimp, shrimp & grits, boudin, oysters/crawfish/shrimp (depending on season). Walk out of Ms Mae’s or Snake ...(Read More)