After working 60 years at the French Quarter's famed Hotel Monteleone, Al Barras has become an institution - and the subject of an award-winning documentary.
- by Kirsten Reneau
- photos by Ellis Anderson and courtesy Full Armor Productions
One of the first Flea Market and Jazz Fest vendors, Cruz Sanchez still works in the Decatur Street store he founded fifty years ago - an island of calm in the midst of the French Quarter's whirl.
- story by Kirsten Reneau
photos by Kirsten Reneau and Ellis Anderson and courtesy of Cruz Sanchez