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March 02, 2013


Bingo. There's nothing like another community's hardship to prove one's own self-worth. Maybe a hat map would help.

I may be an old fart too, but you speak the truth and that's worth a hell of a lot more than a poseur.

And if the hipsters moving in leads to increased property value (becomes increased property taxes which push out the folks who have been there for generations) - no problem.

And if in the pursuit of the French-Quarter culture of NOLA they push out that culture - no problem.

And if they are left with a bunch of folks who have eradicated the culture but sit around pretending their facade of that culture is real - no problem.

I saw this happen in the Carolina coast and admittedly take it rather personally.

Just ignore them. Take heart. They eventually find somewhere more hipster.

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