Gambit Weekly graciously honored me with “The New Orleanian of the Year Award.”:

I appreciate the fact that they recognize the hard work of citizens who have been at the forefront of this recovery.

Saturday afternoon I took a ride over to “David’s House”: and got a chance to see this wonderful painting by “Karen Ocker”:

It depicts David, holding the sidewalk in front of the house, the sidewalk the City would like to “banish.”:

David and his sidewalk

Karen Gadbois

Karen Gadbois co-founded The Lens. She now covers New Orleans government issues and writes about land use. With television reporter Lee Zurik she exposed widespread misuse of city recovery funds and led...