Pirates Alley Café THANKS Ye!

Pirates Alley Café  AVAST YE SCALLAWAGS, WE DID IT! The appeal for Pirates Alley Café was heard early, thanks to all yer support – and, they are now officially a LEGAL BAR! 


PIRATES ALLEY CAFÉ WILL REMAIN OPEN – Thanks to our friends and customers, media attention and an outpouring of community support, the Dept.
read on, mate!

2016 So Many Adventures…


“Pieces o’ Eight” was our banner for 2016 – our 8th official year o’ NOLA Pyrate Week – and what an adventure it was! New mates, new places, new monkeys…and finally connecting in person with some mates after many years! Our jolly crew was accompanied by our Master Gunner Weston ‘Irish’ Hurd (ye may catch him aboard the Creole Queen Paddlewheeler on the Chalmette tour) and our Ship’s Mate Copper Otter (who’s fingers are always busy making something wonderful & shiny) on her first adventure into the Gulf States!… read on, mate!

Dogs, Dingus & Debauche!


Who says a Monday can’t be entertaining?
This morning we visit Old Algiers and take o’er the Hubbell Library with our good mates Ol’ Chumbucket & Confetti Park Players…history & literacy & Pyrates, oh my!

This evening we journey to Villalobos Rescue Center (just under the Claiborne lift bridge) for some volunteer dog walking and dropping off a few donations.… read on, mate!

Good News For Wetlands


During a parley with our musical mates The Whiskey Bay Rovers, they shared this good news with us; a wonderful example o’ how things CAN work when ye actually DO something about the problem!

Have a look at this article and be sure to run the animation that shows land reclamation from 1987 through 2014 – and not just at the mouth o’ the delta, but inland too: Growing Land In The Atchafalaya Delta

As ye know, we are very dedicated ambassadors for the restoration and preservation o’ wetlands – and especially in Louisiana where so much damage has been done by humans in such a short period.… read on, mate!