History

Bingle and the Stripper

  Each year at Christmas we see the images of Mr. Bingle around town. I...

The Poche Theater

When Irwin Poche died in 1971, his obituary listed his leadership roles in so...

A Mayor On The Rocks: The Saga of Louis Roffignac

  In this the week of city elections in which, I suspect, the city’s first...

The Ghisalberti Apartments

  John B. Ghisalberti was born in Genoa, Italy, in 1847, and worked as a...

1939

During the Great Depression of the 1930s, Woody Guthrie sang their songs, John Steinbeck...

Dale and Grace

This will be the 58th November since Dale Houston and Grace Broussard stood outside...

Charity’s Harbor

Dear Julia, I worked at Charity Hospital starting as a volunteer at age 13 in...

Benson’s Vision vs. Jazz’s Departure

  Tom Benson liked to tell the story about the phone call he received in...

1911

Child labor in America was a major issue among Progressives in the early decades...

Bumps in the Night

Dear Julia, Each year around Halloween time I hear mention of Grunch Road and Mona...

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