New Orleans Means Music

excerpt from Offbeat Magazine 9/23/15 by Jan Ramsey:

Over the past few years New Orleans businesses who feature music have fought against neighborhood associations and aggressive plaintiff attorneys over the noise ordinance.

This isn’t new; some residents have always had issues with music (the great majority of residents in New Orleans don’t have issues with music; it’s only a vocal few). But there’s a coalition of well-heeled residents–and their respective neighborhood associations–who want to turn New Orleans into Anytown Suburbs USA.

This is particularly egregious, IMHO, in the so-called entertainment districts in the French Quarter, the Marigny, and I suspect, soon-to-come, the Bywater.

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