New Orleans is a city of endless possibilities. 48 hours will be just enough to tantalize your taste buds and convince you to come running back for more at first chance. No need to rush! New Orleans moves at a pace unlike any other place.
New Orleans is a city built on hard-crusted, soft-bellied loaves of french bread. If you ask around for the best po-boy in town, many New Orleanians will point you out toward Bayou St. John and the Parkway Bakery, home to two of the city's most beloved po-boys: roast beef and fried shrimp.
WWOZ met up with Action Jackson, a local DJ and community activist, at his "coming out party" to see how he was preparing to be Grand Marshal for this year's Oshun parade. Find out more about this local music icon who does so much to support New Orleans second line and Mardi Gras Indian culture.