All in Be A Tourist
On June 15th, 2005, I registered the domain name iHeartnola.com. To be perfectly honest, up until several years ago, I had always remembered it being registered days after August 29th, 2005, and certainly remained firm on it’s original inception. It was surreal to look back and research it’s beginning and realize in a very David Fincher way that I had almost being lying to myself all those years.
Since 1835, The St. Charles Avenue Streetcar has run the same 13.2 mile route from Canal Street in the French Quarter to where Carrolton Avenue and the Mississippi River meet. The St. Charles Streetcar line is the oldest continuously operating streetcar line in the world, along quite possibly one of the most beautiful avenues in America.
Each and every person who has spent any time in New Orleans, especially the French Quarter, has seen the unbelievably elegant Armstrong archway on N. Rampart Street. Louisiana based band Mute Math's 2009 Armistace cover art was famously composed in front of Armstrong Park.
We've been huge fans of Erik Kiesewetter & Co. at Constance for quite some time. Their first 2 eponymous self-titled publications were an ode to local New Orleans creatives and artists that continue to inspire. They certainly have a special place in our library. Since 2008 when they released "Delicate Burdens", they continue to design, produce, and publish well designed and truly covetable ephemera.