Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Happy Tuesday With Fresh Veggies, Food Trucks Plus A Movie, And Lots of Music Around Town!

Happy Tuesday!

Farmer's Market!

You can get your day started off right with a trip to the Farmer's Market!  Visit the Crescent City's Farmer's Market at University Square (200 Broadway) from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for the freshest veggies, fruits and seafood. This month the Market welcomes  Taceaux Loceaux to the Green Plate Special tent for May! We love the tasty tacos and side items they serve from the side of their colorful food truck. This Tuesday choose from their Messin' with Texas brisket taco, Delta Prawn shrimp taco, Jane Deaux greens taco, or a delicious Sopa de Fresa Colombian strawberry soup. With choices like that, lunch at the market is a no-brainer!

And if you want more fresh veggies head on over to the Hollygrove Market.   You can go by their location at 8301 Olive Street between Noon and 6:00 pm.  They also have home delivery if you can't make it to the Market - Click here to find out how - http://www.hollygrovemarket.com/content/5669

In the "Box" today!

-Zucchini (Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Red Potatoes (Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Fava Beans (Monica’s Okra World, Garyville, LA)
-Organic Salad Mix or Braising Mix (Inglewood Farms, Alexandria, LA)
-Tomato U-Pick: Beefsteak, Lorenzo, or Cherry (Tomott’s/Cajun Growers)
-Strawberries (Johnsdale Farms/Vicknair Family Farms)
-Kale (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Beets (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Chard (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)

Food Trucks and a Movie!


The series will highlight four unique New Orleans neighborhoods and nonprofit partners – Bayou-Treme (The Bayou Treme Center), Central City (Good Work Network), Broadmoor (Broadmoor Improvement Association), and Bywater (The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts Institute).

“The series is unlike any other event in New Orleans,” says event organizer Barrie Schwartz “Our mission is to draw attention to New Orleans neighborhoods, support our nonprofit partners, spotlight the mobile food truck movement, and support our local small business owners.” Schwartz added that a portion of the proceeds will be given to the nonprofit partners.

**The first event is tonight from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., at The Bayou Treme Center (2541 Bayou Road). In addition to the food trucks, NOLA Drive-in will show “Singing In the Rain” inside the center, starting at 8 p.m.

Good Music Tonight!

There's a great musical evening on the Avenue at the The Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave.) at 8:00 p.m. tonight!  Have a fancy cocktail and listen to guitar playing man, John Rankin!

Head on over to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for some Johnny Sansone and John Fohl at 8:00 pm - you don't miss out - and come hungry for a Sammich!

Have some fun at the Allways Lounge (2240 St. Claude) with the All-Star Covered-Dish Country Jamboree starting at 9:00 pm with  Zach Bryson + Gregory Good + The Swamp Lilies. It's $5 at the door or $3 if you bring a covered dish - see you there!

There's some fun on Frenchmen tonight too over at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) with the The Treme Brass Band at 10:00 pm - there's a $5 cover for the show - but you know you don't want to miss it!

Right down the street the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header with no cover - Andy Forest at 4:00 pm, Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns at 6:00 pm, and top off the evening with the Smokin' Time Jazz Club  at 10:00 pm!

It's a fun night over at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street...with the REBIRTH Brass Band - they come on around 10:30ish - there's a cover, but you'll be glad you paid and stayed up late!! 

Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!


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