New in NOLA’s most popular newcomer advice for 2013

We’ve learned a lot this past year. The biggest thing we’ve learned – there’s so much MORE to learn about New Orleans.

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photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA.com

We’ve learned the proper way to pronounce street names (“Chop-uh-too-lus”), that Big Freedia has an amazing Pandora station, that “neutral ground” is the correct term for a median in New Orleans, that NOLA’s Running of the Bulls is worth getting up early for and you should never ever call a street car a “trolley” – ever.

The most popular advice posts we did in 2013:
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NewinNOLA.com turns 1

NewinNOLA.com officially is one year old! My, time flies. I started this blog Jan. 4, 2013, (first post) as a way to share information my newly relocated friends and I learned during our transition to New Orleans.

image via flickr user Theresa Thompson and used in accordance with a Creative Commons license

image via flickr user Theresa Thompson and used in accordance with a Creative Commons license

This past year, we wrote 200+ posts on NewinNOLA.com, shared 2,300 photos on Instagram (@NewinNOLA) and tweeted (@NewinNOLA) more than 5,000 times.Β  We’re also on Facebook and Storify.

Thank you for following us online and helping us find our way in this magnificent city. Your advice, encouragement, wisdom and suggestions have helped us tremendously.

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