It was a light turnout for the 2018 New Generation Social Aid and Pleasure Club second line. Anytime the temperature dips below freezing (50) we know a large contingent of regular attendees will sit out the parade du jour for the comforts of home. And the Saints were playing. Continue Reading
Lexington, Kentucky is just far enough north to not necessarily be held to the tenets of southern hospitality. Tell me of the restaurant you last visited in Mississippi or Alabama that refused to serve you a glass of cold tap water.
I’ll keep waiting. Continue Reading
Dumaine Street Gang rolled out of Treme Center yesterday to a mild lunchtime crowd. It took us awhile to figure out where everybody was til we remembered that West Bank Steppers were rolling at the exact same time Continue Reading
A few big fat drops of rain spattered on the hot grills and mobile daquiri machines as the crowd broke out their umbrellas.
As the brass band began blasting, the heavens opened and the deluge came.
We got one shot.
Dumaine Street Gang roll this weekend, Sunday December 2nd 2018. link
If you want to buy a cheap, wood-frame house, and you don’t mind living in the shadow of the largest merchant producer of foundry coke in the United States, then Tarrant is a good option for you.
There are plenty homes for sale in this part of Alabama for under $40k. more
It was chaos.Continue Reading
Leaving Corbin, Kentucky and heading southbound toward Williamsburg on the “the old road” Hwy 26 offers a look into the new and old of Appalachia. There are solidly built brick homes, trailers mouldering into the earth, rushing creeks, burned down hulks of old houses, and tidy woodframe bungalows with pea gravel drives. more
We’ll update this post as the day goes by….Sudan went all out yesterday. The old s&p put on the best roll of this young season, and Da Truth Brass Band were in the trees, just tearing heads off. It was the best set I’ve ever seen them play, and I’ve seen them over a hundred times. Continue Reading