by Mary Rickard September 2, 2014 When Morgan Molthrop moved back home to New Orleans in 2009, he started reading through volumes in his family’s extensive library. “I probably read 150 books, spanning 300 years of Louisiana history from the journals of Latrobe to ...
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.