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THE

GOODS
edited by Jennifer Acevedo

TWO-MINUTE TOUR:

New Orleans
The Numbers
music, New Orleans is the throbbing heart
New Orleans is a metropolitan area of of Old Dixie, one of the most distinctive citabout 1.2 million people. Its position at the ies in the country.
mouth of the Mississippi River, on the Gulf
A recent Time magazine report from
of Mexico, makes it a shipping and energy
June 2017 called New Orleans "one
center.
of the five top hotspots" in
All of the oil rigs just offshore are
the country for millennials.
TOPIC
signs of the city's force in oil producBetween 2010 and 2014, accordIRDCONLINE.COM
tion and reserves. The city contains
ing to an Urban Land Institute
17 petroleum refineries with a combined
study, 5200 people between the ages
crude oil distillation capacity of nearly 2.8
of 25 and 34 relocated to New Orleans.
million barrels per day.
"New Orleans is friendly to young people because it is still relatively affordable,"
The Pulse
says Jennifer Larino, a business and culture
New Orleans is not the biggest city in the reporter for The New Orleans Times-PicaSouth. Nor is it a commercial hub, business yune. "Restaurants are full on weeknights,
hub or retail hub. But for history, culture, and young people are constantly in tune
cuisine, artwork, architecture, tourism and with the latest and hottest places."

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The Hot Spots
Everybody knows Bourbon Street and the
French Quarter. But Faubourg Marigny
and Bywater, immediately northeast of the
Quarter along the river, are emerging areas
for young hipsters.
"St. Claude Avenue has a lot happening
- art galleries, restaurants and bars," Larino
says. "The Warehouse District and Central
Business District, including South Market,
have recently emerged as up-and-coming
areas for young professionals with disposable income. It costs more to live there, but
the appeal of downtown living is drawing
people to those areas."
Magazine Street, running from the Garden District to Uptown, is filled with antique
shops and old-school retailers supported by


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of VMSD - August 2017

VMSD- August 2017
Contents
From the Editor
VMSD Editorial Advisory Board
The Goods
Next Store
Best Dressed
The Sounds of Music
Come Together
The Feeling of Fresh
The Spirit of New Orleans
Showroom
Showroom
Ad Index
Checking Out
VMSD - August 2017 - Intro
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VMSD - August 2017 - Contents
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VMSD - August 2017 - From the Editor
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VMSD - August 2017 - VMSD Editorial Advisory Board
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VMSD - August 2017 - The Goods
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VMSD - August 2017 - Next Store
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VMSD - August 2017 - Best Dressed
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VMSD - August 2017 - The Sounds of Music
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VMSD - August 2017 - Come Together
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VMSD - August 2017 - The Feeling of Fresh
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