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Here are the new stores coming to Elmwood - and the new look that might follow | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 21, 2018
Radical transformation foreseen at closed Kmart site, with retail and apartments Even as West Jefferson lies largely void of the real estate development that was predicted when the Huey P. Long Bridge expansion opened five years ago, the east end of the bridge i...
Marijuana will be legal in Canada this fall, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 21, 2018
Canada will be the second country in the world to make pot legal across the country. TORONTO -- Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country's youth, ...
Is an Amazon Prime membership worth paying for? | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 21, 2018
For some, it's worth it for the free two-day shipping alone. But others can't justify the cost--waiting isn't that hard. Amazon Prime gets you a lot these days. Beyond the free two day shipping, Prime members have access to Prime Video, ...
New Orleans Data News Weekly | June 21, 2018
By Edwin Buggage Liberty and Literacy In an age where societies across the globe are facing challenges of what it means to be literate in the 21st Century; and with access to unlimited information, we [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | June 21, 2018
Data News Weekly Staff Report Mayor LaToya Cantrell will welcome the arrival of the King and Queen of Spain to the City of New Orleans next week. The upcoming visit coincides with the City’s year-long [...]
Inside The Arts: City Of YES, You Don’t Know The Half Of It, EMPIRE | WWNO
WWNO | June 20, 2018
This week on Inside the Arts, we meet the artist behind the logo for Mayor Cantrell's "City of Yes" message.
Why Girls Led The Fight For Racial Equality In Public Schools | WWNO
WWNO | June 20, 2018
When Americans are taught the story of school desegregation, they learn about the 1954 landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. The Board of Education . But much of the work of desegregation happened outside the courtroom. Black children, some as young as six, put their bodies on the line ev...
Covington's Globalstar readies for new HQ, $1.65 billion merger | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 20, 2018
Globalstar's new headquarters could be move-in ready in the fall. Barbee Ponder IV keeps a spread sheet on his computer monitor listing every rescue that a Globalstar product has had a hand in. There have been nearly 150 this year - and more than 5,00...
After discrimination complaint, WWOZ restricts employee disclosures, public commentary | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 20, 2018
WWOZ's board members voted in May to remove public commentary "as a regular agenda item." As WWOZ faces investigation of a discrimination complaint, management and board members have taken steps to silence employees and members of the public who w...
Mom Put the Oyster Juice in a Baby Bottle | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | June 20, 2018
Sal Sunseri is not kidding. And neither was his mother: Raw oysters are rich in zinc which strengthens your immune system. Sal’s been around oysters—and drinking their liquor—his entire life. He and his siblings run the oldest oyster distributor company in the country. P&J Oysters not only...
St. John tattoo parlor deemed 'adult entertainment,' new locale denied: report | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 20, 2018
The owner wanted to move his shop to a strip mall. Under the parish law tattoo parlors are rated as adult entertainment, similar to massage parlors. The owner of a tattoo parlor was denied permission to relocate his business to a LaPlace strip mall after the St...
Entergy V.P. directed employees to pack power plant hearing before opposition arrived | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 20, 2018
The email disclosure is the latest to show how Entergy officials coordinated in keeping out opponents of the New Orleans East power plant. One of the highest-ranking officials at Entergy New Orleans personally directed people working for the company to attend a ...
What to See: West Bank Beer Fest | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | June 20, 2018
West Bank Beer Fest will be held on July 7 at the NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, LA, about a half hour’s drive southwest of New Orleans. The festival takes place inside the air-conditioned event space and features local, regional, and national breweries like Bell’s, Great Raft Brewin...
Honoring Our French Roots: Bastille Day Celebrations in New Orleans | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | June 20, 2018
Celebrate our French roots with some uniquely New Orleanian fun this Bastille Day. The post Honoring Our French Roots: Bastille Day Celebrations in New Orleans appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: The Top 5 Reasons to Go to Bayou Boogaloo in New Orleans Two-Step to the Louisiana Cajun-Zy...
New Orleans Data News Weekly | June 20, 2018
Data News Staff Report Is this what he meant when promising to “Make America Great Again”? Here’s what you need to know about the detention centers for immigrant children along the U.S. – Mexico Border. [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | June 20, 2018
By Prinsey Walker Paula Dancil, a New Orleans tourist, rushed to a row of barricades outside of the St. Louis Cathedral, to get a glimpse of who spectators awaited. As men and women dressed in [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | June 20, 2018
Data News Weekly Staff Report The nation’s emergency physicians urge those celebrating Independence Day to exercise good judgement and to be mindful of potential dangers, especially from accidents with fireworks. “Whether you are grilling, camping, [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | June 20, 2018
By Delaney George Now, more than ever, is the time to dust off those vintage sneakers in the back of your closet, because today, they just might be in style. The “Ugly Sneaker” trend is [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | June 20, 2018
By Dwight Brown Lions and tigers and bears, oh my. Tyrannosaurus, velociraptors and brachiosaurus—run for your lives. The cloned dinosaurs from the theme park Jurassic World are in trouble on the volcanic isle of Isla [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | June 20, 2018
Data News Weekly Staff Report GirlTrek, the largest National Public Health non-profit and movement for Black women and girls, is bringing radical self-care and healing to the City of Detroit as part of its yearlong, [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | June 20, 2018
By Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) Black mothers are dying and it’s time to do something about it. Every year, more than 700 American mothers lose their lives to pregnancy or birth-related complications. Some medical professionals [...]
New Orleans Data News Weekly | June 20, 2018
Data News Weekly Staff Report Grant applications due July 31, 2018; grants will be awarded to New Orleans organizations that are focused on getting kids active Nike has announced that applications for the next round of [...]
Inside The Arts: Val Kilmer As Citizen Twain, Summer Lyric’s My Fair Lady, NOLA Project-TALKBACK | WWNO
WWNO | June 19, 2018
This week on Inside the Arts, actor Val Kilmer is heading to the Crescent City for the film screening of his one man play, Citizen Twain. Event producer, Jonathan Mares stops by for a chat. Then, Summer Lyric Theatre at Tulane kicks off its 51st season with Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady. Artistic ...
40,000 Louisiana Homes At Risk Of Chronic Flooding In 30 Years | WWNO
WWNO | June 19, 2018
According to a new report , more than 40,000 Louisiana homes and 99,00 Louisiana residents are at risk of chronic flooding due to rising seas in the next 30 years. In total, 311,000 homes may be at risk across the United States. The report was published by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a climat...
Why Is New Orleans' Graduation Rate Stuck? | WWNO
WWNO | June 19, 2018
At the end of George Washington Carver High School's graduation ceremony held at Xavier University at the end of May, hundreds of graduates in their white caps and gowns flood out of the auditorium to meet their families. The Carver band is playing. Girls are pulling off their high heels and unzippi...
Grand Isle grocer offers online shopping, pickup service | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 19, 2018
Sureway Supermarket had only provided the service to the fishing and oil industry. Sureway Supermarket in Grand Isle is the latest grocer in the metro New Orleans area to offer online shopping for grocery pickups at the store. The store, located on a barrier i...
Trump directs US Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200B in Chinese imports | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 19, 2018
President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war. WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representati...
See inside The Standard, a new $80 million luxury condo building in downtown New Orleans | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 19, 2018
The Standard is the latest building in the South Market District development. The Standard at South Market is officially open. The new $80 million luxury condo building started welcoming move-ins in May. The 15-story building on Julia Street is the fourth in the...
Ochsner's Old Jefferson rezoning town hall meeting is tonight | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 19, 2018
The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Yenni Building A community meeting called to discuss a proposed zoning request by Ochsner Hospital in Old Jefferson is scheduled for Tuesday (June 19) evening at the Yenni Building in Elmwood.   Resid...
$85 million Embassy Suites coming to Gulf Shores, Ala., beachfront: report | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 19, 2018
A 229-room hotel is planned at West Beach Boulevard and West 1st Street. An $85 million Embassy Suites hotel is coming to a location near the public beachfront in Gulf Shores, Ala., AL.com reported Tuesday (June 19). The city of Gulf Shores announced it has reac...
CenturyLink has 'long-standing dispute' over what it owes New Orleans in franchise fees | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 19, 2018
The city charges utility, cable and internet service companies for using public rights of way. The company that Mayor LaToya Cantrell said owes New Orleans $7 million won't confirm whether it, in fact, owes the city that much money. CenturyLink, a Monroe-based t...
Top 10 Activities for Tales of the Cocktail Civilians | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | June 19, 2018
Even if you're not attending Tales of the Cocktail, you can still get in on the spirit (see what we did there?) with these 10 events. The post Top 10 Activities for Tales of the Cocktail Civilians appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: Fun On the Halfshell: New Orleans Oyster Festival Two...
Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July in New Orleans | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | June 19, 2018
Whether you’d like to kick back and relax or get out and explore, New Orleans is full of fun things to do this 4th of July. Catch fireworks at City Park or on the Riverfront, spend the day on the Lakefront, or enjoy a trip to the Audubon Aquarium or Insectarium. Stay the weekend for … Contin...
Weekend Picks: Family Fun Day on Steamboat NATCHEZ, Father’s Day, and More | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | June 19, 2018
This weekend, we’ve got someone to celebrate: Dad! But before Father’s Day on Sunday, there’s plenty going on in the meantime. See the movie-inspired musical Waitress at the Saenger Theater starting Tuesday. On Saturday, enjoy Family Fun Day on Steamboat NATCHEZ and take a cruise on the River ...
CONTINUUM: Sumer Is Icumen In | WWNO
WWNO | June 18, 2018
“Sumer Is Icumen In” (also called the Summer Canon and the Cuckoo Song) is a medieval English round song of the mid-13th century. This rota is the oldest known musical composition featuring six-part polyphony and is possibly the oldest surviving example of independent melodic counterpoint. It is...
The Reading Life with Teresa Toulouse, Barbara Ewell and Caleb Johnson | WWNO
WWNO | June 18, 2018
This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with Teresa Toulouse and Barbara Ewell, co-editors of “Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans," which includes essays by such notable writers as Carrie Bernhard, Scott Bernhard, Marilyn R. Brown, Richard Campanella, John P. Clark, Joel Dinerstein, ...
Le Show For the Week of Jun 10, 2018 | WWNO
WWNO | June 18, 2018
This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer sings "He Lies," plus Clintonsomething: Bill’s Book Tour , News of AFPAC/America's Longest War , It's a Smart World , News of the Warm , The Apologies of the Week , News of Inspectors General , News of the Atom , and more!
Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force' | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 18, 2018
He's directing the Pentagon to create a "Space Force" as an independent service branch. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Vowing to reclaim U.S. leadership in space, President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space...
New Orleans Original Daiquiris coming to Mandeville | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 18, 2018
The daiquiri shop will be located at the site of the former Taco Bell near the four corners intersection. A New Orleans Original Daiquiris will be part of a multi-unit commercial building at the site of the former Taco Bell in Mandeville. The City Council Thursd...
Free (and Cheap) Things to Do This Summer | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | June 18, 2018
Enjoy an epic social calendar without opening your wallet. The post Free (and Cheap) Things to Do This Summer appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: NOLA on $30: Summer Edition The Top Ways to Celebrate New Orleans’ Birthday in 2018 NOLA on $30: Making the Most of a Spring Day
Weekend Picks: FestiGals, Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival, NOLA Caribbean Fest, and More | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | June 18, 2018
Ah, mid-June. It’s a time when the sun is out, the AC is on full-blast, and we’re ready to have some good summer fun. Here in New Orleans, our weekend kicks off at FestiGals where it’s a celebration of strong women. Other festivals happening around town include the Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festi...
CONTINUUM: Henry VIII And His Six Wives | WWNO
WWNO | June 17, 2018
This week on Continuum you'll hear the music that was used in the 1972 movie, "Henry VIII And His Six Wives", performed by the Early Music Consort of London under the direction of the legendary David Munrow. Included in the performers is Christopher Hogwood on harpsichord and regal, a Renaissance re...
Le Show For The Week Of June 17, 2018 | WWNO
WWNO | June 17, 2018
This week on Le Show Harry Shearer brings us News from Outside the Bubble, It’s A Smart World After All, News of the Olympic Movement, News of Microplastics, News of the Warm, News of the Godly, The Apologies of the Week, plus another episode of The Appresidentice and original music satirizing thi...
The Reading Life with Wayne Wiegand and Silas House | WWNO
WWNO | June 17, 2018
This week on The Reading Life: Wayne Wiegand, co-author with Shirley Wiegand, of “The Desegregation of Public Libraries in the Jim Crow South: Civil Rights and Local Activism.” We’ll also hear from novelist Silas House, whose new book is “Southernmost.” Audio extra: Here’s what’s on ta...
'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 17, 2018
The previous animation record-holder was another Pixar sequel, "Finding Dory." Watch video LOS ANGELES -- Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated ...
Man accused of making $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart: report | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 17, 2018
Police in Arizona arrested Thomas Frudaker, 23, after he tried to return a computer with missing parts to Walmart. Authorities in Arizona have arrested a 23-year-old man accused of making more than $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart over more than a y...
NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune earns 19 honors from Louisiana Press Association | NOLA River
NOLA River | June 17, 2018
The accolades spanned the newsroom and sales department. Watch video The NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune staff picked up more than a dozen honors at the Louisiana Press Association annual luncheon Saturday (June 16). First-place awards for NOLA.com...
From The Bayou To The Tundra: Cajun Music Finds Another Home Up North | WWNO
WWNO | June 16, 2018
The Mississippi River, now reined in by levees, once flowed wild and boundless. The river wound its way through towns whose residents — perhaps inspired by its symbolic freedom — created American music. In Louisiana that meant Cajun music, among other traditions. While it’s obvious to those of...
Happy Birthday, Louisiana Eats! | WWNO
WWNO | June 16, 2018
On this week's show, we’re celebrating the 8th anniversary of our show's debut!
American Routes Shortcuts: Samantha Fish | WWNO
WWNO | June 16, 2018
Guitarist Samantha Fish grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, where classic rock radio and a local club lead her to the stage. She studied Delta blues guitar players, as well as Bonnie Raitt and Slash, to develop a modern blues sound. Samantha has proved her ability to shred, and has released five solo ...