The 6t'9 Social Aid and Pleasure Club hosts an annual parade, for kids of ALL ages, the Saturday night before Halloween from the 6th Ward to the 9th Ward (thus 6t'9), from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the backstreets of New Orleans.
The music you just heard was Pud Brown, the great New Orleans saxophone and clarinet player. Pud played with everyone, from Louis Armstrong and Lawrence Welk to Ella Fitzgerald. He passed away on May 27th of 1996, but today his son, John Brown, is keeping his father's memory alive. On any given night, you can find John performing on the streets of New Orleans.
Warren and Sandra Smith are a dying breed: family dairy farmers. Six years ago, they decided to stop losing money by selling their milk to producers, and began pasteurizing their milk themselves. That's both good and delicious news for Louisiana.
J.T. Nesbitt has been called many things: a genius, a fool, even a modern-day Don Quixote. In 2005, he was the most famous motorcycle designer in the world. J.T. came at his projects not as a mechanic but as an artist. His undergraduate degree is in pre-columbian sculpture.
When Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church lost their Central City location to an electrical fire, they found a temporary home inside Temple Sinai. As the Jewish synagogue rings with gospel praise, the circumstances give rise to a new friendship between the two congregations.
The Archbishop of New Orleans announced recently that St. Henry's will be closing at the end of the year. There have been many who have accused the Archbishop and the Catholic church of closing the church in order to sell the land for profit.
Michelle Baker is the owner of the Swan River Yoga Studio on Magazine Street, where she teaches yoga during the week. After the storm, she wanted to expand her practice beyond Magazine street and into some of the harder-hit neighborhoods of New Orleans.