9th Ward Daily Photo is my other street shooter project.
The Don Juan is the single most famous taco in Austin, Texas. Unfortunately it is also inedible. Thankfully I sprang to the rescue and penned a fresh formula that takes the Don Juan and turns it into something that is unfathomably delicious. more
I wonder what Burger’s been up to lately? He’s one of the best players in the city and I haven’t seen him on a second line in ages.
I drive from the 9th Ward of New Orleans to Metairie a few times a month to do my grocery shopping. I pass roughly 20 supermarkets to get to Zuppardo’s. There’s a real old-timey feel in that little grocery store. Unfortunately, the Zuppardo family are building an opulent emporium next door that will soon replace their current homely little business.
This is a picture of a picture.
There will be a memorial to Miss Ruth Banks of the Money Wasters Social Aid and Pleasure Club this Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at the Candlelight Lounge, 925 N Robertson St. at 4pm.
Friends and family are encouraged to come.
Hope to see y’all out.
The Satchmo Summerfest Second Line hits at just the right part of the summer in New Orleans. The official season’s been over for six weeks and you’re just starting to get that serious itch that only a second line can scratch.
The Satchmo parade is brief; it only lasts for roughly an hour but it’s a nice little appetizer before Valley of Silent Men kick off the real season in another three weeks.
Here’s the gallery I shot this past weekend more
Read ‘The Making and the Breaking of the Legend of Robert E. Lee’ by Eric Foner for a nuanced look at Lee.
For many years I took the 500 mile motorbike ride from Austin to New Orleans once a year to hit the Ponderosa Stomp. Promoter Dr Ike Padnos put on one of the country’s top music festivals every single year…until he didn’t.
A few years back the Stomp went biennial, and now it appears to have careered to a halt as 2019 was supposed to be an “on” year.
This is a crushing loss for New Orleans music scene as the Stomp brought many old-timer musicians out of retirement for one or two nights a year so they could revel in the adoration of their fans for one last time.
Now those old cats and kittens will miss that one last time to shine, and we the fans, will miss giving them the adulation they deserve.
It’s a lose, lose for all concerned.
This is a photo of Groove City nightclub before the owner Lester Johnson was shot and killed, and the bar was burned to the ground. If you have any information on Mr Johnson’s murder please contact NOPD Homicide Detective Ryan Vaught at (504) 658-5300