Author Archives: RL Reeves Jr

About RL Reeves Jr

I'm a writer living and working in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Louisiana Daily Photo: Norman Boogie Thomas Of Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Sisters Laurie and Kristie Kaufman At Art Neville Second Line

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Robert E. Lee in New Orleans

Read ‘The Making and the Breaking of the Legend of Robert E. Lee’ by Eric Foner for a nuanced look at Lee.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: There Will Be No Ponderosa Stomp In 2019

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 … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lester Johnson’s Groove City in New Orleans

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 … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: That Most Elemental New Orleans Street Food

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Former T&S Bar in New Orleans 9th Ward

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Back To The Marigny

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 8th Ward New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Marigny

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Louisiana Daily Photo: St Bernard Parish

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Covington

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Saleem Sabagh Was The Owner Of Tiffin Inn In Metairie

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Woldenberg Park

The riverfront along Woldenberg Park is one of the finest places to bring in a New Orleans morning. Yes, there’s a decent chance there will be a few late-nighters stumbling down the Moonwalk, a crackhead or two could be on … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Drago’s Portable Oyster Grill

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Louisiana Daily Photo: New Orleans East

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Hello Market in Bessemer, Alabama

I ate dirt in Bessemer, Alabama. Not that fancy “Down Home White Dirt” that’s professionally harvested in Griffin, Georgia either. I went all-in for local dirt that’s brought to market by bootleg dirt vendors tilling the clay hills of Alabama.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Fry Cooks At Cafe Du Monde

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Pecan Smoked Boudin Hot Off The Fire

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Fresh Hog Blood Boudin At T-Jim’s In Cottonport

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