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Very Local’s Mid-City Bar Crawl

There's nothing like a "Cool Brees".

by Blayre Pichon
June 28, 2018

Who hasn’t wanted a neighborhood bar of their own where everybody knows their name? Well, if that’s the kind of bar you’ve been searching for, you’re sure to find plenty of them in Mid-City.

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