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Why new Phase 3.2 rules aren’t ‘worth the trouble’ for most New Orleans musicians and venues

Why new Phase 3.2 rules aren’t ‘worth the trouble’ for most New Orleans musicians and venues BY KEITH SPERA | STAFF WRITER PUBLISHED OCT 19, 2020 NO.mapleleaf.071020.001.jpg Musician Joe Krown performs in the back of a truck outside Maple Leaf Bar in New Orleans,…

Great way to see and hear New Orleans

Great way to see and hear New Orleans “We took the Preservation Hall/Walking Music Tour with ‘Dave”, a life-long resident of NOLA. Dave gave not only a historical perspective to the tour, but a personal one as well. “Walking” the group through the roots of NO jazz to the present. Tying in names we were…

Marjie’s Grill, Irene’s, Who Dat Cafe reopen, outlook for Bellegarde, others still on hold

Marjie’s Grill, Irene’s, Who Dat Cafe reopen, outlook for Bellegarde, others still on hold BY IAN MCNULTY | STAFF WRITER SEP 7, 2020  Marjie's Grill cornmeal crested chicken Marjie’s Grill cornmeal crested chicken served with two sides of coal roasted sweet potatoes and Louisiana…

Now forgotten, ‘truck farms’ once dotted New Orleans, but were overtaken by urban growth

From NOLA.com  –   Now forgotten, ‘truck farms’ once dotted New Orleans, but were overtaken by urban growth   BY RICHARD CAMPANELLA | CONTRIBUTING WRITER OCT 1, 2020

Haunted French Quarter Walking Tour with Rebecca is a great way to spend an evening in New Orleans

Haunted French Quarter Walking Tour with Rebecca is a great way to spend an evening in New Orleans “This walking tour of the French Quarter is loads of fun. The tour is filled with the haunted history of the city told very well by our tour guide Rebecca. Our tour visited the sites of some…

Great way to see (and learn about) the garden district

Great way to see (and learn about) the garden district   “I just finished a tour of the garden district. I was so glad I took the time to explore beyond the French quarter. Not only are the homes exquisite, but visiting shares a part of New Orleans history in the 1800’s that adds on…

Howlin’ Wolf reborn as food distribution hub to help musicians and other ‘culture bearers’

Howlin’ Wolf reborn as food distribution hub to help musicians and other ‘culture bearers’ BY KEITH SPERA | STAFF WRITER SEP 10, 2020 1 of 8 NO.howlinwolf.liv.090420_5.JPG Howie Kaplan, owner of the Howlin’ Wolf, has transformed his venue into a feeding hub for musicians,…