Category Archives: New Orleans

2019 Sudan Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line in New Orleans

Full Gallery of the 2019 Sudan Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line in New Orleans

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2019 Black Men of Labor Second Line in New Orleans

I rolled down into the Marigny on Sunday afternoon to catch the 2019 Black Men of Labor Second Line in New Orleans. Full Gallery

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2019 Men of Class second line parade in New Orleans

I shot a gallery at the 2019 Men of Class second line parade this past weekend in New Orleans. It’s here

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2019 Family Ties Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line

I always wonder where the 99 percent of New Orleanians are who are not at the second lines. It’s the best party in the the South and there’s not another place in the US doing anything even remotely comparable. I … Continue reading

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2019 Young Men Olympian Second Line in New Orleans

The 2019 edition of the Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association second line is in the books in New Orleans. The oldest club in the city has been rolling since the Civil War-era and has not shown any signs that … Continue reading

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2019 Goodfellas Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line

I hit the 2019 Goodfellas Social Aid and Pleasure Club second line last weekend in Central City, New Orleans. Here’s a gallery I shot.

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2019 Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association Second Line

This past weekend I shot a gallery of the 2019 Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association second line. These men have been rolling since the US Civil War. View

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2019 Original Rooftop Riders Second Line in New Orleans Lower 9th Ward

I shot a small gallery of the Original Rooftop Riders second line yesterday in New Orleans Lower 9th Ward. more

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2019 Valley of Silent Men Second Line Parade in New Orleans

The 2019-2020 second line season is officially upon us. As is custom, the Valley of Silent Men Social Aid and Pleasure Club kicked things off this past weekend in Central City, New Orleans. Thousands of people came to the rolling … Continue reading

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2019-2020 Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line Parade Schedule in New Orleans

I just published my annual guide to the New Orleans second line parade schedule in New Orleans. There are 35 parades scheduled over the next 10 months. The social aid and pleasure club scene has never been stronger and tens … Continue reading

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Ruth Banks Of the Money Wasters Social Aid and Pleasure Club Memorial At Candlelight Lounge

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. … Continue reading

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2019 Satchmo Summerfest Second Line

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 … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Henry Fudge Duroc Pork Bellies On The Weber Smokey Mountain

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2019 Original Big 7 Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line in New Orleans

I shot a big gallery of the 2019 Original Big 7 Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line in New Orleans link

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2019 Noizefest In New Orleans 9th Ward

We had ourselves a time this weekend at the big 2019 Noizefest on Port Street in New Orleans 9th Ward. This is the best music festival New Orleans throws all year long, and yes, that includes Jazzfest. Watch this space … Continue reading

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2019 Original Pigeon Town Steppers Second Line In New Orleans

The best party in Louisiana happens on the streets of New Orleans every Sunday afternoon when the social aid and pleasure clubs throw their second line parades. There’s a hierarchy, and the Pigeon Town Steppers are near the top of … Continue reading

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RL Reeves Jr’s 500 Po Boys Series Visits Majoria’s Commerce Restaurant In New Orleans

Majoria’s Commerce Restaurant has been putting out hotplates, lumberjack breakfasts, and po boys for the downtown New Orleans lunch crowd since 1965. Our first visit came back in the 80s and little has changed since then.more

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Scrumptious Chef 2018 Year In Review

At my sister site Scrumptious Chef I reviewed 2018 in its entirety link Lots of cold beer, po boys, fried chicken, chili buns, gumbo…. y’all know what’s up.

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Merry Christmas New Orleans

Hot 8 Brass band playing a Christmas set in the streets of Central City in 2016.

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2018 New Generation Social Aid and Pleasure Club second line in New Orleans

The 2018 New Generation Social Aid and Pleasure Club second line took place yesterday afternoon in New Orleans Central City neighborhood. New Generation is the smallest club in the city, and began their parade with two members. Never mind that, … Continue reading

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