Sunday dawned bright and clear but the damage had already been done. New Orleans politicos had worked our town’s populace into a lather over Tropical Storm Nate, and all the Sunday activities we live for had been cancelled due to the coming apocalypse that never came. Continue Reading
The formerly free fest has announced plans to allow po boy purchases only by those patrons wearing wristbands that can be purchased onsite for $5.
Don’t care to buy a wristband? You won’t be allowed to purchase po boys.
We’re just going to sidle up to wristband wearers, inconspicuously slip them some money and have them buy us our po boys on the down low.
And hope that po boy fest’s goon squads don’t get wise to our parlay.
We looked over the list of vendors for this years fest and got really happy when we noticed that Gattuso’s was not invited back.
By now those riders are famous; mainly for getting themselves killed as they zoom up and down the byways of New Orleans with nary a care in the world.
That ‘come what may’ attitude serves them well until they’re sliding face first down the tarmac at 60mph. Continue Reading
Elizabeth “Betsy” McDaniel was killed in a home invasion in the New Orleans suburb of Marrero in the Spring of 2008. Bryant Boudoin was sentenced to life in prison for the crime. Continue Reading
It was the 44th edition of the legendary Gheens Bon Mange Festival his past weekend. For the non-Francophones, bon mange means good eats, and that’s exactly what’s offered in the unincorporated community of Gheens, Louisiana. Continue Reading