Aye, mates…in 2018 it’ll be 300 years that New Orleans has been on the map – and 10 years since the official start o’ NOLA Pyrate Week! Of course, we have many folks in tricorn hats (and perhaps a couple in bicorns) to thank for the fabulous city we love to call home – most o’ them Pyra…er…Privateers! … read on, mate!
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!
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!
What’s a Pyrate’s favourite beverage? RUM, obviously…but there be many a time when even Rum won’t do – and for those times, there’s COFFEE! Many similarities between the two, ye know – naturally darker colour, must come from the best ingredients, takes a skilled hand to make a great batch, stronger the longer it sits, mixing other things into it often tends to ruin the flavour (with a few exceptions), a good pick-ye-up in the morning (well, to be fair, someone else may have to pick ye up if yer full o’ Rum in the morning).… read on, mate!
Water calms the Dragon’s fire. Water Dragons are able to see things from other points of view. They don’t have the need to always be right. Their decisions, if well-researched, are usually better since they allow others to become involved. Kung Hei Fat Choi / Gong Xi Fa Cai – it’s officially Chinese New Year!… read on, mate!
A quick THANK YE to all who joined our merry crew for the Merchants Market – and a special thank ye to our mate Cheryl of Audubon for graciously hosting us at the Aquarium! Despite some rather heavy winds on Saturday, everyone had a good (if somewhat tiring) weekend and we all made new connections & new mates!… read on, mate!