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8 Things You’ll Remember If You Grew Up In The 80s In New Orleans

Were you in New Orleans in the 1980s? If so, then you remember what an interesting time it truly was. Here are some of the most stand-out events and characters and places in New Orleans in the 1980s. If you have any others—feel free to add them to the mix!

8) McKenzie’s

At this point, McKenzie’s dominated the bakery game and there was just no better place for a king cake or buttermilk drops. Doesn’t this ad just bring you back??
How many of these do you remember if you’re a child of the 80s? Do you have any other favorites that you would add to this list? Let us know in the comments below–we love to hear from you!

Kezia Kamenetz
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting