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New Orleans geographer Richard Campanella will discuss his new history of Bourbon Street, March 13, 6 p.m.,at Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. New Orleans readers don't have to wait for the Tennessee Williams Festival to gauge the strength of the local book scene.
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William Starr, 51, 1135 E Avenue, Westwego, was arrested at Jefferson Highway and H Avenue in Westwego and booked with hit and run, driving with a suspended license and no insurance.
Henry Bruer Jr., of Reserve, was booked with manslaughter in the July 3, 2013, death of Dondrell Cage Jr., of New Orleans.
Much of the rest of the world, when thinking about New Orleans and its food, will tend to focus around gumbo, jambalaya, and red beans and rice.
It's been the center of a contentious legal battle in Jefferson Parish for years, but neighbors and developers agreed Thursday on the future of the Tolmas Tract, the parish's largest piece of open land that fronts Veterans Boulevard.
Robbie Manard of Metairie, catches air while kite boarding in 15 to 20 mph north on Lake Pontchartrain winds between the Bonnabel Boat Launch and the Bucktown Harbor Thursday, March 6, 2014.
LOOKING AHEAD TO THE FIRST FRIDAY OF LENT. IN CASE YOU HAVEN'T NOTICED.. YOU SOON WILL...CRAWFISH PRICES ARE HIGHER THAN USUAL.
For two weeks starting on Mar. 10 the eastbound lane of Riverside Drive in Metairie will close to traffic, so workers can replace panels in the roadway.
New Orleans Councilwoman Jackie Clarkson and former Judge Nadine Ramsey will meet in March 15 in a runoff for the City Council's District C seat.
For those who have decided to give up sweets for Lent, The Kupcake Factory has officially challenged your resolve.
A reader commented on The Advocate's story about Louisiana issuing driver's licenses, to those who desire them, with "I'm a Cajun" below the photo.
Back in the day, it wouldn't be unusual to see Brandt Blocker or Sean Patterson at Orpheuscapade - the blowout Mardi Gras ball that welcomes thousands into the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center at the conclusion of the Krewe of Orpheus parade .
Still feeling that parade spirit? Then be sure to catch this year's St. Patrick's Parade Committee of Jefferson's 44th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Old Metairie.
HEATH ALLEN BRAVED THE CHILL AND THE RAINDROPS... HE'S ON YOUR SIDE FROM JEFFERSON PARISH.