It's summer. Rent is due next week, your utility bill is sky-high and you're broke as a joke. The bar down the street has switched from $3 highballs to $10 craft cocktails, your favorite restaurant now serves small plates at big prices and your credit is so bad even the Special Man wouldn't cut you a break. What's a New Orleanian to do?
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