Category Archives: Cemeteries

For the week of November 30th to December 5th

Busy Week! On Wednesday, December 2nd from 7pm to 8pm I will be returning to Reading Between the Wines! It’s a laid-back, salon-type event moderated by Candice Huber, the owner of Tubby & Coo’s. It takes place at Pearl Wine … Continue reading

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111 Places in New Orleans That You Must Not Miss

My latest book, “111 Places in New Orleans That You Must Not Miss,” came out a couple of weeks after my recent one, “Stories from the St. Louis Cemeteries of New Orleans.” It’s a guidebook for New Orleans – a … Continue reading

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“Taken to the Grave: Lesser Known Tombs in the St. Louis Cemeteries”

Very excited for my upcoming lecture for Save Our Cemeteries on Tuesday, November 10th at Lake Lawn Cemetery, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, 6:30pm. I will be discussing nine relatively unknown (but fascinating) graves from St. Louis 1 -3. Pirates, piano players, … Continue reading

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All Saints’ Day in New Orleans

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of walking around St. Louis No. 3 with the lovely Poppy Tooker to talk about the cemetery for her fabulous radio show Louisiana Eats. Poppy’s love of New Orleans extends outside of … Continue reading

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Tales from the Crypt & Deep Sea: Marie Laveau’s Tomb and the Evening Star

I am VERY excited about my lecture “Tales from the Crypt & Deep Sea: Marie Laveau’s Tomb and the Evening Star” at the Louisiana Humanities Center (938 Lafayette St) this Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm. Here are … Continue reading

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Dual Book Release Party!

My new book Stories from the St. Louis Cemeteries of New Orleans is almost here! It will officially be available October 19th. WOO-HOO! The Book Release Party is Saturday, October 24th from 6pm to 9pm at Treo located at 3835 … Continue reading

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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

I recently did a photo essay for Tulane University about the new policy changes for St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. I spent a lot of time in St. Louis No. 1 during January and February trying to document everything I needed for … Continue reading

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