NOPD Police presence phenomenal on Bourbon St, felt very safe

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 23: Police Officers from the New Orleans Police Department District 8 (NOPD) were everywhere on Bourbon Street policing the area and helping tourist with questions on a Sunday afternoon (Sept 13, 2015) in New Orleans, LA. The NOPD were out walking among the people and at the intersections in groups helping to safely guide …

Secured horizontal traffic lights over the streets of New Orleans, LA

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 23: These overhead, horizontal traffic-lights are commonly used in New Orleans that are secured with multiple anchors on a steel frame that help prevent movement during high winds. New Orleans does have vertical traffic lights but they are placed on vertical steel poles on the sidewalk with multiple anchors as well. Even though …

Royal Street for antiques, jewelry and restaurants in the French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPT 21: Royal Street, located in the French Quarter, is one block over from Bourbon Street and famous for its local art displays and galleries, antique shops, boutiques, fine jewelry stores and world-class restaurants and hotels.

French Quarter Task Force New Orleans

FRENCH QUARTER / NEW ORLEANS, LA – If you are in trouble in the French Quarter you have another option besides 911 to get help. It is Uber-like app called the French Quarter Task Force that enables anyone to text the incident in real-time to the nearest Task Force police officer with response times reported to be around 2 minutes. …