Even if you aren’t Irish, or just have a great uncle three times removed that did a semester abroad in Ireland back in the 70’s doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate St. Patty’s Day in New Orleans. Not only are there big parades that roll throughout the city the weekend before but the parties on the actual day is as big a deal as the patron saint himself.
In order to help spur the festivities many New Orleans retail stores deck out their mannequins in green getups to lure in customers looking for a little luck o’ the Irish. My personal favorite this week is Style Lab For Men on Magazine Street. Sporting a good haul of beads, this guy really represents the typical parade goer.
And what did the crowd look like this year? Check it out for yourself. Somewhere in the middle of those telephone poles lies Magazine Street, I swear.
Traditionally the St. Patty’s float riders throw cabbage and other food items. What did you catch this year? And more importantly when are you coming over to cook for me?
Style Lab For Men
3326 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA
Mon – Fri: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm