Smoothing out our technical difficulties. Normalcy is on the horizon.
I created a Google map here.
Please be aware that Google is limited to 10 destinations per map and the Swingers managed to overwhelm the tech giants limitations. As you reach the end of the printed map please make your way to Bigman Lounge at 2916 Louisiana Avenue.
And yes. 3:30 pm is the non-traditional start time of this second line. Hope to see y’all out.
Al ‘Carnival Time’ Johnson’s 84th birthday will be celebrated at Istanbul Cafe Tuesday June 20th, 2023.
It’s a potluck so please bring a covered dish.
Cafe Istanbul is located at 2372 St Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.
Miriam Batiste Reed, legendary New Orleans Baby Doll and member of the sprawling Batiste family, recently passed away in her adopted home of Newport News, Virginia. She was 97 years old. This morning, Baby Doll troupes from across the city gathered to fete her in a celebratory second line.
Here’s what we saw: