New Orleanians are now left grasping for silver linings. Thankfully, we've found some in Houston, where many of us have fled. Our first night here meant free food and margaritas at Señor Rita's in Montrose. The YMCA donated free gym membership to help us shed the too many fried shrimp po'boys we washed down with too much beer. And when a local journalist greeted me wearing a Geto Boys T-shirt and flip-flops--my people!--my own silver lining... More >>>
Talk about embracing a tragedy -- New Birth Brass
Band's outfits didn't shy away from Katrina one bit.