For nearly two centuries a public ferry has crossed the Mississippi between the French Quarter and Algiers. Now sleek new catamarans zip back and forth, making the passage faster and more reliable.
- by Kim Ranjbar
- photographs by Ellis Anderson
Visit with this creator of distinctive Carnival headdresses in her Bywater home and studio, where both colors and ideas are given free reign.
- story by Harry Philpott
- photos by Ellis Anderson and Harry Philpott
Few get to meet the woman who plays the most unusual - and loudest - instrument in New Orleans. French Quarter Journal goes behind the scenes and up top of the Natchez to watch Debbie Fagnano in action.
- story by Rheta Grimsley Johnson
- photos by Ellis Anderson
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