Hey Iron Rail, welcome back…

The Iron Rail, formerly of the Marigny until the NOPD decided to get all legal on them…ah, Ronal, remember the good old days, back when your life was so less complicated? Anyways…the Iron Rail is back, with new digs in the French Quarter at 503 Barracks St and Friday night is their grand opening from 4-10pm. For those so inclined and even those not so, please drop on by and … Continue reading Hey Iron Rail, welcome back…

The NOPD report: white man in Jacksonsmith Palais…

I had initially planned to begin and end this post with one simple sentence, “Damn, the NOPD sucks, we knew that, but thanks for spelling it all out for us, in detail, just how much they suck…” But before I hit “publish,” I decided I should perhaps, elaborate on this so I did just that: My former apartment in New Orleans was located at the corner of … Continue reading The NOPD report: white man in Jacksonsmith Palais…

My Two Cents on the Rail…

First, a disclaimer…when the Krewe of Eris rolled down the streets of the Marigny and the Quarter, I was over 1000 miles away. Wasn’t there, didn’t see what happened and I won’t pretend to understand the events of that night from any kind of firsthand knowledge. What I do however understand from my own experiences are things like police over-reaction and brutality, bad-apple syndrome, gentrification and … Continue reading My Two Cents on the Rail…

And now, a word from our sponsors…NOLA Hangover Version

And now a word from our sponsors… Jucifer – Fleur de Lis The hidden subtext? Obviously…     A much overdue thanks to all the friends – old and new – who helped confirm a more New Orleans risky wisdom. Have a nice day. Continue reading And now, a word from our sponsors…NOLA Hangover Version