Author Archives: RL Reeves Jr

About RL Reeves Jr

I'm a writer living and working in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Louisiana Daily Photo: Young Men Olympian

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Young Men Olympian Is The Oldest Second Lining Social Aid And Pleasure Club In New Orleans.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Young Men Olympian

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 斗笠

The Chinese characters above mean “one-dǒu bamboo hat”

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2017 World Championship Goat Cook Off In Brady Texas Winners

At the 2017 World Championship Goat Cook Off In Brady, Texas, Lost Gonzo Goat Scorchers led by pit boss Vince Thompson took home the grand championship. Mr Thompson is a native son of Brady. I ended my nearly two decade … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Groove City’s Owner Was Killed And Now The Club Has Been Burned Down

Groove City nightclub owner Lester Johnson was shot and killed two years ago this September. I was driving near the club last week and noticed it has sustained heavy fire damage. Johnson’s killer was never caught.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Curtis Park Creamery In Denver

The modern version of Curtis Park Creamery was opened in 1969 by Lawrence and Beatrice Rodriguez. It took me almost 50 years to find my way to their front door.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Fried Rice and Cold Cuts

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Chef Punch

Chef Punch makes one of the best po boys in New Orleans.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: A Bayou In St Bernard Parish

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Work Of Monique Verdin

I was hanging out at Sydney Torres’ mansion in St Bernard Parish when I saw this work by Monique Verdin. She’s an able photographer.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: What Will People Say In 100 Years?

I’ll be dead and buried as will most of us but I wonder what people will say in 100 years when speaking on the statue of P. G. T. Beauregard? A biography of P.G.T Beauregard

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Joyous

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Masqued

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Grand Old Man

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Prancing Down Rampart

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Dapper Man

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The Eastern Kentucky Chili Bun Trail: Dixon’s Market (est. 1973)

“I’d like your chili recipe. Let me give you a piece of paper so you can jot it down” Miss Carol looks at me like I’ve walked into Dixon’s Market in Corbin, Kentucky in a full KKK get-up with a … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 6th Ward Beauty

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Al Johnson On Rampart Street In New Orleans

The blistering hot ‘Carnival Time’ song penned and performed by Al Johnson is the single most played tune on WWOZ during Mardi Gras season in New Orleans. I ran into Mr Johnson last year on Rampart Street and he was … Continue reading

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