9th Ward dive Saturn Bar has been sold

When I first started visiting Saturn Bar I marveled over the weird, stuffed sea turtle named Candy that occupied prime space in the old, smokey redoubt. Turns out it was a piece by noted artist Mike Frolick, and it fit in well with all the other curiosities that an ancient 9th Ward dive has a tendency to collect.

Now the old joint will have to soldier along under new owners. Details to come but here’s a piece I wrote in 2018 more