What’s going on in New Orleans?!

I know it’s going on elsewhere as well, but it seems as though New Orleans — being what it is, an exciting city packed with culture, history, and mystique — has a perpetual spotlight on it. This is NOT the kind of thing it wants to be known for.

After 5 burglaries New Orleanian gives up, moving to Austin

by Ramon Antonio Vargas, The Times-Picayune

Francisco Galicia had to laugh when he noticed that his city tax
bill this year included a new line item: $200 for enhanced police
protection.

In the past 13 months, Galicia has been burglarized five times, each
crime dealing a fresh blow to the longtime New Orleans resident’s
ambition to restore his flooded rental property on South Gayoso Street
in Mid-City.

Click here to read the rest of this heart-wrenching story that will get your blood boiling.

Galicia is a wood craftsman by trade who restored antiques at MS Rau Antiques for nine years.

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