Relay New Orleans
About Relay New Orleans
Dean Beej Shah
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Get to know New Orleans, Louisiana.
CITY POPULATION: 393,392
Join in on one of the biggest parties in the United States — Mardi Gras! The annual carnival lights up New Orleans with jazz music, delicious food, and great community. For more jazz, take a free tour at New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park to learn about a central part of New Orleans culture. The annual New Orleans JazzFest is also a hit with residents and tourists alike.
New Orleans is known for having incredible food. Enjoy a beignet (a French donut) at Cafe du Monde — people come from far and wide for these — and try some jambalaya and gumbo. The streets of the historic French Quarter are lined with beautiful architecture, dining, and entertainment venues, so you can geet a taste of French Creole and Cajun culture any time of year.
The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is a network of buses and streetcars with almost 40 routes through neighborhoods in New Orleans. Depending on school and living location, having a car in New Orleans may be necessary, although the downtown district is dense and public transportation and cycling provide a good alternative option.
Katrina swept away New Orleans’ school system, ushering in new era, Washington Post
How New Orleans Proved Urban-Education Reform Can Work, New York Magazine
639 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113