I took this photo on the dead run and debated even posting it.
Our city’s government is so broken that we have to make our own street signs and tack them up to light poles. Is this how they do it in Wichita Falls?
We did not see this one coming. We live one block from the old Cha Wa house and miss them rattling the rafters in the neighborhood when they jammed. The Florida area in the 9th Ward is a lesser community in their absence.
Who is Cha Wa’s competition this year? 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
New Orleans community radio station WWOZ was powered on by two Texans: Jerry and Walter Brock on this day way back in 1980. Moon Landrieu was sitting as mayor of the Crescent City, Flash Gordon was the #1 movie at the box office, and Lady by Kenny Rogers was the top song in the land.
We’ve been listening ever since. Continue Reading
In 1995, Ricky Gettridge, Ronald Lewis, Edgar Jacobs Jr, Peter Alexander, Robert Starks, and Artie Anderson formed Big 9 Social Aid and Pleasure Club. I can’t remember the last time I was at a second line that didn’t include Mr Gettridge dancing and hollering with the crowd.
This is 9th Ward Daily Photo no. 866
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