The Soul of a City…

I went to a meeting today — ostensibly a meeting about the city of New Orleans’ recent and rather draconian crackdown on music venues throughout the Crescent City, as well as new regulations aimed at street musicians and second line vendors.  Called and hosted by Kermit Ruffins at his Tremé Speakeasy on Basin Street, the […]

The Book of Chance

 First in March, 2011  April 11, 2010  Faulkner House Books is the kind of store that bibliophiles seek out.  Hidden in Pirates Alley, tucked off to the side of the St. Louis Cathedral, it is intimate and inviting. Carefully attended stacks are thoughtfully selected, containing volumes used and new, rare and common.  Some of […]