• New Orleans

    City of New Orleans

    This is a video dedicated to the Illinois Central’s most famous daytime train. It mostly contains footage of MSTS, but there is a clip or two of TRS2006 and an excursion train me & dad followed to Cookeville back in October of 2005. Enjoy! ONE YEAR! ONE YEAR OF MY MOST POPULAR VIDEO EVER!!!! THANK YOU ALL!!!!! Duration : 0:4:38

  • New Orleans Attractions

    What to do in New Orleans?

    Next Summer I am going to New Orleans for a week in July. I will primarily be attending a conference and helping to rebuild some of the natural life(planting trees), so I won’t have too much time to spend there. What are the must-sees in New Orleans? I like seeing historical points and more the more innocent attractions. I am looking for a family-type vacation. Any fun museums around there? There are some nice walking tours in the french quarter and in the garden district. There is a pharmacy museum in the quarter. There are tons of art galleries and antique shops.

  • New Orleans

    New Orleans French Quarter T-shirt Laws Are Skirted

      New Orleans Thanks to TP writer (and FQ neighbor) Jon Kemp for highlighting VCPORA’s efforts to document the effects of t-shirt shops on our neighborhood! As seen on Nola.com French Quarter T-shirt laws are skirted   Thursday, January 13, 2011 Jon Kemp When is the last time you counted the number of T-shirt and souvenir shops in the New Orleans Vieux Carre? I gave up, but thank goodness Vieux Carre Property Owners, Residents and Associates didn’t. VCPORA conducted a field survey with help from volunteer Evelyn Rodos and counted 66 such shops in the New Orleans French Quarter. “A whopping 27 (of the 66 shops) were on Decatur Street,”…