French Quarter chapel says same-sex ruling provides business boost
A wedding chapel in the French Quarter says it has already seen an uptick in same-sex wedding bookings. And they say with a little work, New Orleans could become one of the wedding capitols of the country.
At the French Quarter wedding chapel, bookings are up, thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court. “As soon as it did pass, all our phones lit up,” said chapel employee Katie Myers. The chapel has been performing weddings on Burgundy Street for 18 years, but the court’s decision affirming gay marriage has opened a brand new window.
“We are probably seeing a 30 percent increase,” said the Rev. Tony Talavera, with the chapel… Read More