The City Where Cocktails Never Die

By Parker Neill There is something inherently New Orleanian about the cocktail, and although its origins can be as hazy as its effects, many claim that the cocktail was first invented here sometime in the 1800s. Back then, “cocktail” meant simply booze, bitters, and sugar—think your classic Sazerac. Though cocktail culture has deep roots here, in… Read More The City Where Cocktails Never Die

The Soul-Snatching Impermanent Architecture of the Voodoo and BUKU Music Festivals

By Clay Davis Have you ever circled the Ka’aba in Mecca, attended Christmas mass at St. Peter’s alongside the pope, or helped a crowd-surfing guitarist at Bonnaroo? If you’re nodding your head to any of these, you’ve shared similar personalized experiences with thousands of other people. However, some of you may think one of these… Read More The Soul-Snatching Impermanent Architecture of the Voodoo and BUKU Music Festivals