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“Dreams Do Come True” – Through The Eyes of New Orleans Photographer L. Kasimu Harris

For a young Black man in New Orleans, the early 21st century has been one of ups and downs. Yet, for local photographer and writer L. Kasimu Harris, his turn-of-the-century lens has witnessed that “dreams do come true.” This in fact, is the title of Harris’ first solo photography exhibition, one of his personal dreams [...]

Hotel Bars: The Classic Formula

It is said that Governor Huey P. Long had a personal stake in the construction of Airline Highway because it would cut 40 miles out of his trip from Baton Rouge to the Sazerac Bar in the Roosevelt Hotel. One of the Kingfish’s favorite haunts in his heyday, he once flew a Sazerac bartender to [...]