by Sharon Litwin October 23, 2014 Have you ever had a really bad dream -- the kind that kept you up at night? How about those that are so weird you can’t really explain the content, let alone the meaning? Rodger Kamenetz, New Orleans ...
by Katherine Macfarlane July 17, 2014 Around 8:30 a.m. one steamy summer morning, I pulled up to Café Flora, on the edge of the Marigny, and found a police car parked outside. Well, technically, it was across the street from Café Flora, closer to the entrance to Big Daddy’s, out of which people stumble as late as 9 a.m., forearms raised to block the sun from their squinting eyes, still clad in going-out skirts and boots. But I assumed that whatever was going on was going on inside my favorite coffee shop, which made me catch my breath. Nonetheless, I went inside.