Drive-By Truckers strike a familiar chord on latest album

Welcome 2 Club XII, the latest release by Drive-By Truckers, is so good. The last two albums were a slight departure from their usual sound. We can’t always want artists basically remaking the same thing over and over again, but this album feels as welcome and warm as that first shot of whiskey at your... Continue Reading →

Iconic Ponchatoula cafe to reopen Wednesday

Paul's Cafe, located on East Pine Street in Ponchatoula, will reopen Wednesday, according to their social media pages. By Jesse Brooks A Ponchatoula stable is set to reopen on Wednesday after a temporary closure during the stay-at-home orders set by Gov. John Bel Edwards over concerns of the spread of COVID-19 around the state, according... Continue Reading →

Punjabi Dhaba to reopen May 1

REOPEN- Punjabi Dhaba, located on Southwest Railroad Ave. in Hammond, announced on social media that they will reopen on May 1. Photo from their Facebook page. By Jesse Brooks Tangipahoa Parish's only Indian restaurant Punjabi Dhaba, located inside a Shell gas station on Southwest Railroad Ave. in Hammond, has announced on social media that they... Continue Reading →

Remembering Kobe

By Jesse Brooks I had a gig heavy weekend so I spent my birthday catching up on sleep before evening activities. I woke up late in the afternoon to hear about the death of Kobe Byrant and his daughter Gianna. It was similar to the way learned about the death of Anthony Bourdain, who was... Continue Reading →

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