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Getting Weird with Weird Al

For this tour, Weird Al recruits orchestras in the different cities he’s playing in. For this show, it was members of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

Nobody Loves Meeeeee, It’s True…

I never got to see Portishead live. While I don’t think the band has officially called it quits, the last time they played live together was in 2015(?), according to their website. But last Thursday night’s “Dummy” tribute show at the Hi-Ho Lounge was what I imagine it must be like to experience their brand of trip-hop magic in person.

Welcome to POTIONS, mortal.

Potions Lounge, a magical NOLA Speakeasy secretly located in the recesses of the historic French Quarter

A Taste of Havana at Manolito

An official “day of drinking” in the French Quarter is a thing of beauty, but you’ve got to start it off right. I did that this weekend at Manolito, an adorably tiny Cuban restaurant and bar near the corner of Decatur and Dumaine.

Keeping Dirty Birds Out of NOLA Skies

It appears that some Atlanta Falcons fans tried to get a kickstarter going to foul our city.

How to Eat Like a Local – (Where to Start)

You've really got to work hard to find a bad meal in this town. Here are my recommendations for where to get some of the best meals in New Orleans.

Super Bowl LIII or Super Bowl LIE?

It is hard to imagine a more painful way to lose a game, let alone one that would have sent the Saints to the Super Bowl.

Were You in the Number? (video)

Were you downtown on Friday? Did you get out to see the Saints Pep Rally that was held at the Hancock Whitney Building (former 1 Shell Square)? Here is a taste of what it looked like.

Drifter Shoots NOLA

Here are two of my favorite NOLA photos, the first one is extremely close to my heart, a young black father and his son making their way through downtown. These are the everyday people of New Orleans...

A Typical Afternoon on Royal Street

My truck broke down on Canal Street. So while I was waiting for it to be fixed I stopped into Cafe Beignet to have a cup of coffee and people watch for a while.