Archives for October 2013


A bicycle is a wonderful way to see the world and particularly New Orleans.  Because the city is flat and not terribly large in square miles, you can get around the city easily on a bike PLUS you get too see much more than you see in a car.  You have more time to gaze… Read More

Road Trip down Historic San Bernardo Highway…

…which sounds much more glamorous than St. Bernard Highway.  But by either name, it is a scenic byway in St. Bernard Parish that’s worth the trip.  A mere 5 miles downriver from the French Quarter,  you may consider this a road less traveled.  However, da parish has been a vibrant and colorful extension of New Orleans… Read More


An event drawing us to the Lower Garden District and Coliseum Square neighborhoods is Nightscape: Exploring Natural Spaces, a unique photo installation by Frank Relle.  The event takes place on a narrow cobblestone street in the Lower Garden District, at the old Felicity Methodist Church on Felicity and Chestnut. As you know, I always like to… Read More

O.C.Haley. Oh You gotta see…

…the renaissance on Dryades Street, now named O.C. Haley Boulevard (OCH) after Louisiana civil rights, women’s rights and human rights activist Oretha Castle Haley.  A glimpse into this important historical figure’s life and achievements is inspiring and worth looking into, although I am not familiar with any books to refer you to. Anywho, there is plenty… Read More


Fall is finally here, despite the continued 80 plus degree weather.  We know it is fall because the art events are exploding out of galleries, studios, and garages.  Particularly in the Central Business District this weekend.  “WHAT?!?” You say.  Art in the CBD?  Yes indeed.  Art is exploding from all corners of the District, and… Read More