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Submariner Ben and Gloria at The Green Parro

The backstory to this photo, begins with Ben,  in the foreground,  handsome  former United States Navy Submariner, and his wife Gloria, smiling broadly across the table last Sunday afternoon at The Green Parrot Bar’s Fats Navarro Jazz Tribute.  At that time, a  few folks were innocently horsing around  in  the window by the table, taking photos, and when asked […]

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Andrew Duhon at The Green Parrot

Andrew Duhon Trio at The Parrot

Andrew Duhon Bring NOLA Folk/Blues to The Parrot Stage The New Orleans-based Andrew Duhon Trio makes their long-awaited return to The Green Parrot  with shows at  5:30 and 9 PM on Wednesday, February 17th. A Blues & Folk influenced singer/songwriter, and a New Orlean’s native,  Andrew’s star is rising, with his latest album, “The Moorings” earning a Grammy nomination, and in 2012  Duhon garnered the […]

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Green Parrot Shawon-o-meter

Shawon-O-Meter

As the Chicago Cubs prepare to take the field today and return to the postseason for the first time since 2008, and as that snake-bitten franchise seeks to end the longest World Series drought in MLB history, I thought it timely to examine the Cubbies section of our Green Parrot Sports Wall, particularly the centerpiece,  an original, […]

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Green Parrot Tradesman's Pass

Tradesman’s Appreciation Day Thursday 5 PM

The Green Parrot will celebrate their 21st Annual tradesman’s Appreciation Day on Thursday, September 17th, beginning at 5 PM. More than two decades ago, great American sculptor John Martini, whose Key West studio was just around the corner from The Green Parrot, would frequent The Parrot to quench his thirst after long, late-night sessions creating […]

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Photos from The Green Parrot 18th Annual Tradesman’s Appreciation Day

The assembly line for Tradesman’s cards begins   Photos are taken outside   A vintage Tradesman’s Nail Apron   Archival footage, the first flyer   Jimbo of “Where’s Jimbo…” fame   Red Dog and Norman   Smiling Artist shows her card     “Molar Mechanic”   Buco raffles off the Strunk Hardware Gift Certificates   […]

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“Is it Rolling Bob?”

“Is it Rolling Bob?”, A few wonderful obits for legendary record producer Bob Johnston . On the intro to the track “To Be Alone With You”, on Dylan’s 1969 Nashville Skyline album, Dylan asks, “Is it rolling Bob?” The Bob in question was Bob Johnston and the answer is yes, it was rolling. “As a […]

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sailor jerry and pineapple juice at the green parrot

Gearing Up For National Rum Day

“Three ingredients is a cocktail. Two ingredients is an emergency”-Peggy Olson on Mad Men With National Rum Day (August 16th) fast approaching it might serve us well to take a look at where The Green Parrot stands on the state of rum today. In a tropical-drink world overrun with tiny umbrellas, excessive garnishes, too many splashes […]

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Clement V.S.O.P Rhum Agricole, Fresh From the Cane

     Hemingway Days are Over, Daiquri Week is Passed, But  rum still  is on our minds at Green Parrot Package Goods and Spirits, specifically Clement V.S.O.P Rhum Agricole.  Clement Rhum is produced in Martinique, in the French West Indies,  the only geographic region in the world to have an AOC mark in the rum industry. […]

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Green Parrot Bar celebrates National Tequila Day

WHAT WE’RE DRINKING For National Tequila Day IS TEQUILA-WATERMELON PUNCH

Another National Tequila Day has come and gone but not unnoticed by Green Parrot Package Goods and Spirits. Always on the lookout for  something to celebrate and and always looking to beat the summer heat, we broke out a recipe we’ve tried before, adapted from a NYT article we spied last summer. Keeping it simple, which […]

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