‘tit Rex cancels 2021 Mardi Gras parade

The Mardi Gras Krewes are now in charge of public policy in New Orleans. California-native Mayor Latoya Cantrell is not interested in crafting rules and regulations for a safe Carnival season so the krewes are creating a patchwork of cancellations and altered plans for the 2021 Mardi Gras. Continue Reading

9th Ward Daily Photo via rl reeves jr

Listening to Barbara George’s I Know this afternoon on a lovely fall day in New Orleans. That’s Melvin Lastie tearing up the cornet. His family of musicians hail from Delery Street right here in the 9th Ward. And Miss Barbara? She’s a 9th Ward native too. The cut hit number one on the R&B charts.