Gulf gets more restoration projects from BP fund
NEW ORLEANS -- Restoring the oil-stained Gulf of Mexico coastline is critical to the Obama administration's fight against climate change, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Friday.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Globe and Mail
The best U.S. cities to escape winter
There are plenty of locations down south to melt the winter blues away, including music-loving New Orleans.
'Before I Die' walls elicit profound, profane responses
In a phenomenon spreading across the globe, oversized blackboards, painted-on buildings and freestanding displays invite passers-by to complete the sentence: "Before I die I want to a " Answers, some profound, some profane, are written on stenciled lines with pieces of sidewalk chalk picked from the ground below.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Allan Katz and Danae Columbus: Being an elected official is often a...
Kristin Gisleson-Palmer had to make a tough decision this week about her future on the New Orleans City Council - a decision she may not have been planning to make even days before.
Christmas time at Harrison Marketplace and more this holiday season: Views from the Lakefront
Friends of Lakeview and Lakeview Community Improvement Association will present Harrison Marketplace on Dec. 11 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Lakeview Grocery at 801 Harrison Ave. Clifford the Big Red Dog will be on hand, so get your camera ready to snap a picture or two.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Island Packet
Public art project elicits the profound, profane
In this Nov. 7, 2013 photo, Rick Destito poses near the "Before I Die" wall he painted on the former factory building he owns in Syracuse, N.Y. The inscription on the building invites passers-by to complete the sentence: "Before I die, I want to..." The phenomenon became global since artist Candy Chang created the first wall on an abandoned house ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Gardner Realtors Accepting Donations to Support New Orleans Mission's Women's Center Expansion
RISMEDIA, December 3, 2013-At GARDNER REALTORS, it's been our continuing mission for 70 years to make home dreams come true.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Voodoo, the fleur-de-lis and all that jazz in New Orleans
St. Louis Cemetery No. 3 is just one of the many urban cemeteries, and New Orleans attractions, where one begins to understand the charms and challenges of this mysterious and utterly irresistible city.
The York Daily Record
Federal jury to hear case against ex-BP engineer
Jury selection is underway in the Justice Department's case against a former BP engineer charged with deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Kellogg fellowship seeks to develop Mississippi leaders
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has launched a new fellowship that will choose up to 25 Mississippi residents and help them implement projects to aid vulnerable children and their families.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Best Po' Boys in the USA
New Orleans may be a foodie haven, but it doesn't get much better than this humble sandwich.
Amid prescription pill crackdown, heroin takes hold
The Times-Picayune criminal justice managing producer Ginny LaRoe talks with Jefferson Parish crime reporter Michelle Hunter and graphic artist Dan Swenson about the spike in heroin-related deaths in the metro New Orleans area and what's fueling the surge.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The News Journal
Western storm due in Delaware midweek
If you plan to travel Wednesday, be prepared for weather related delays, as a storm that battered the Southwest works its way up the Atlantic Coast.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Lower Township Gazette
Friends meet at Author's Luncheon in Ocean City
It was a beautiful warm sunny day when guests arrived at The Flanders for the annual fall Author's Luncheon presented by the Ocean City Free Public Library Board of Trustees and Friends and Volunteers.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
BP Declares Total War on Trial Judge in Oil Spill Case
BP has escalated an extraordinary courtroom attack on the federal judge in New Orleans presiding over the multibillion-dollar litigation concerning the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Students Build Homes, Provide Disaster Relief, Serve Meals
Alma College students will embark on 10 alternative break service experiences over the holiday and winter breaks, varying from building homes and disaster relief to immigration issues and civil rights.
John Egerton recalled as a traditionalist and progressive who honored Southern foodways
John Egerton at the 2005 SFA Symposium, with New Orleans writer and filmmaker Lolis Eric Elie, author of the Treme cookbook, and John Currence, who will be in town this weekend .
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Shelley Fralic: Vancouver, take a lesson from New Orleans
Morgan McCall Molthrop leads a group of Vancouver Sun readers on a walking tour of the New Orleans Garden District Much of the thrill of travel to any place you have never been has to do with the unknown, with the newness that awaits: the geography, the language, the cuisine and, without question, the people.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Closure of landmark eatery spotlights family feuds
Enter New Orleans' French Quarter on the uptown end of Bourbon Street, and the legacy of Owen E. Brennan Sr. becomes immediately clear.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Food Destination: Bourbon St. Bistro brings a taste of New Orleans in Oro
What comes to mind upon hearing this kind of cuisine? It does sound French but surely, it isn't just that right? Certainly, this is a kind of food not so familiar to us Kagay-anons yet, perhaps we have heard about it before.