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Paul Matthews

New Orleans born and raised. Metairie Homeowner. Public School graduate. Father of two kids (4 and 6 yrs old). No.2 at a local Port. Saints fan. Tulane Grad. Crawfish eater. Snowball drinker. Leader. Uptown kid.

Meet Paul Matthews

No matter where I am in the world, my heart will never leave New Orleans. My desires: Raise my boys to be great men and leaders. Do my part to make the New Orleans Region everything I dreamed it could be.


How long have you lived in the New Orleans region?

36 years


Live: Metairie
Work: Belle Chasse

Stage of Life

Professional with school-aged kids

Ask me about

Neighborhoods, Raising a family, Commuting to work, Hole in the wall restaurants, Uptown, Port history, Local perspective on Mardi Gras, New Orleans weekends, Football season, Business Climate, New Orleans Pride

Favorite way to spend an afternoon

Having a crawfish boil at the bank of the river (the Fly). Watching the ships roll by while drinking a cold Barq's Root Beer in a bottle.

Favorite restaurant

Crabby Jack’s

Favorite festival

French Quarter Fest

A couple courtyard dining at a cafe

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