We rolled out of the 9th Ward and way uptown to Shakespeare Park to track the 2019 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday. We’ll update this post as the day goes by. Here’s what we saw:
We are back.
We will resume our duties shortly. Need a fix? Step right this way.
After countless Carnival parades we were champing at the bit to roll with a second line crew. We’ve said it before and it bears mentioning again. We’d happily trade every million dollar super krewe that rolls during Carnival for one modest social aid and pleasure club outing. There is no comparison. The 2019 Keep-N-It Real Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line came through Mid-City today. Here’s what we saw: Continue Reading
Listen to the classic “Freeze” album by Batiste Brothers Band this weekend
Never heard of him? We’re not surprised. He was rookie of the year in 1955 when few of us were born.
We prowled around a few corners of the internet and found what we feel is the best obit on the man. link
We received a couple off-site missives asking us where we’re taking all these killer photos. Short answer: 9th Ward. Long answer: We spend a lot of time on foot, walking around Florida Development, St Claude, Desire, Bywater and the immediate zone that surrounds the Industrial Canal.
Perhaps one out of a hundred subjects recoils in horror and demands to have the photo deleted. Some folks are camera shy but not this little boy. He got real excited and requested a handshake.
9th Ward is the best ward y’all.
This is 9th Ward Daily Photo no. 950