This month we’re reading an ethnographic history of New Orleans’ founding by Shannon Dawdy. Did you know that the French Quarter once had a moat around it and that an early City Planner beat a guy up and threw him in jail when he refused to move his house out of the way of a proposed roadway? http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/B/bo5806997.html
We’ll be meeting to discuss this and more at the Gingerman downtown at 6 pm on Wednesday March 5. You should join us!