New Orleans, the Big Easy in lights (photos)

New Orleans, the Big Easy in lights (photos)

Summary: New Orleans, the Big Easy city of Jazz, Mardi Gras, strong cocktails, non-stop partying and anything goes is a delight to see at night during the holiday season.

TOPICS: After Hours

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  • New Orleans in lights

    Over the years, we brought you "Holiday Light Violations", a treatise on the do's and don'ts of holiday lights. Many of the photos we showed you were from suburban New Jersey and the New York Metropolitan area. This year, we've decided to take you on a tour of New Orleans, where holiday lights take on an entirely different flavor, especially when they are done over-the-top.

  • Historic homes in the Garden District

    Some of the best Christmas decorations in New Orleans are meant to show off the architecture of historic homes. Many of the best examples are on historic St. Charles Avenue heading into the Garden District.

  • Wreaths and Nutcrackers

    This wonderful home on St. Charles features lighted wreaths and the entrance of the house is flanked by two large Nutcrackers.

Topic: After Hours


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  • I must know

    where one finds lighted flying pigs!