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Nommo's new single, "Rainbo Sno," is an ode to the many facets of life in New Orleans. It highlights one of the few respites from the heavy heat of summer, the snoball. Defend New Orleans and Nommo have come together to present this enamel pin, our first wearable song, as a token of this tradition.

Stream and download "Rainbo Sno" here



I just take it as it goes
Melting hands and rainbo sno
Underwater mountain peak
Move your body move your feet
Metal arches domes of wood
Ancient ghosts misunderstood
Calico cats kneading dough
I just take it as it goes
I just take it as it goes

Whole house half full of foam
Broken bricks and roots of trees
Concentration skinned up knees
Charismatic in your hood
Even if it's bad it's good
What will happen? No one knows
I just take it as it goes


Written, Recorded, and Produced by Joshua Edward Bennett
Mastered by Michael He-Man

Rainbo Sno enamel pin illustrated by Joshua Edward Bennett.

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Summer Looks: DNO Downtown

Our second store, DNO Downtown, is now open at the Ace Hotel New Orleans alongside other Ace attachments Stumptown Coffee Roasters, FRIEND, and Freda.  It's a showroom for new products, collaborations, words, and ideas -- a place where interactions with friends and neighbors can come to life. It is the physical embodiment of our credo, Dedicated to New Orleans.

DNO Downtown
600 Carondelet St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Open 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. daily

Photos: Patrick Melon 

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Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration

In April we headed south to Grand Isle for the annual Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration. The three-day event celebrates the arrival of thousands of migratory birds from their winter homes in South and Central America. Grand Isle is often the first strip of land the birds come across during their long journey, and witnessing their mass migration through Louisiana was time well spent.

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