One weekend, one cause, 1,000 po-boys | Gambit

Ian McNulty / Parasol's roast beef po-boy
Traditionally, the throngs of people descend on Parasol’s Bar & Restaurant in March for its annual St. Patrick’s Day block party. But the proprietors here are hoping to see a big crowd next weekend too, as the Irish Channel watering hole and po-boy joint celebrates its 60th anniversary while raising money for the New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation.

This nonprofit provides free medical, health and wellness services to local musicians through the New Orleans Musicians Clinic. Parasol’s has pledged to donate a portion of its proceeds from Oct. 19 to Oct. 21 to the foundation and has set a goal of selling 1,000 po-boys for the cause...

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