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New Orleans Neighborhood Series: Fairgrounds

The Fair Grounds Race Course — as well as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival held there — have made Fairgrounds famous to those outside the Big Easy. 599 more words


The American Bubble

“Thus did a handful of rapacious citizens come to control all that was worth controlling in America. Thus was the savage and stupid and entirely inappropriate and unnecessary and humorless American class system created. 85 more words


Ohio's Chinese Lantern Festival

It just got cold outside. Really cold outside. The weathermen on TV used this as a news story; overeager to alert us about some serious winter weather coming. 294 more words


The Wheel of Fortune

Lives are prolonged palpitations.
Expect the worst and even sudden death
rather than comical episodes in rhyme. 7 more words


No Man’s Land

Swallow the happy chains,
the madness of the time.
I have known not one
name so stay gasping. 7 more words


National Fairgrounds and Circus Archive's Image Collection is Digitized and Online

The National Fairgrounds and Circus Archive has digitized its image collection and put it online (this link is to a Facebook post.) There are over 76,000 images available and cover everything from buildings and sideshow people to animals and rides. 20 more words

New Resources

City unveils 'fiscally sound' Fairgrounds plan, but key details disappoint some

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There were some encouraging words, and a few boos, from a crowd Monday night as the city presented its newly revised proposal for redevelopment at the Fairgrounds and Tobey Park. 540 more words