"He was so excited about it that I decided to look into it as well, so we actually started as CSO's at around the same time." Long praised Stroh's work for the department, referring to him as someone who was always willing to take on a new task. That position really highlighted his compassionate side, as Long said you could tell he really wanted to make sure that justice was served on people taking advantage of their parents and elderly neighbors.
Beyond their decades of service together, Long said Stroh was simply the sort of friend you could always count on when you needed him.
Attractions include festivals, nightlife, ancient stone architecture, a rollicking Carnival in February and other festivals, plus World War II history, including scuba diving to wartime wrecks. 1 event expanding an annual marathon across 23 villages with music, art, theater and unusual pop-up hotels.
The other European capital of culture for 2018 is Leeuwarden in the Netherlands' province of Friesland. Mexico City has been designated the sixth World Design Capital and the first city in the Americas to receive the title.
CULTURE AND DESIGN CAPITALS Despite the recent car bomb murder of an investigative journalist in Malta, the island is on many "where to go" lists for 2018.
Steve Stroh had a few weeks ago, where Stroh was asking Long about some things going on in his life.
In New Orleans, tricentennial events include the Prospect.4 art exhibition, which is already underway; a blow-out Mardi Gras, Feb.
13, with the Krewe of Rex procession themed on New Orleans' history; various spring festivals; Luna Fete next December; and a New Orleans Museum of Art exhibition showcasing works by Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt and others from the Duke of Orleans' collection.
29-30 and a Witte Museum exhibition about the city's frontier history under the flags of many countries.
The exhibit will include the keys to the Alamo and Davy Crockett's fiddle.