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Now and Again 007: 1 hour downtown
The intrigue and melancholy of Canal Street — obvious tourist traps and empty storefronts speckled between high-end hotels and chain restaurants
Now and Again is a weekly pictorial. Next issue of Miscellanea on Friday.
I realize that in this particular place I am just one of several observers — a person watching people watch people. Perhaps this is the nature of New Orleans. I don’t know if it is curiosity or trepidation, and maybe that depends on the part of town you’re in or who you grew up around. But in this stretch of downtown it’s most certainly both.