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Luke came to my front door in New Orleans on a sunny day several years ago with a sparsely decorated cassette tape and said, “I made this for you.” I could tell this was a move he had used with other women, ...
2. The man who breathed life into Mr. Bingle
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The icon : Oscar Isentrout. The legacy : It was Maison Blanche window-display manager Emile Alline who dreamed up the idea for Mr. Bingle, the Christmas mascot introduced by the New Orleans department ...
3. Farmers’ Market featuring Saba
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... Dancers. Saba is from New Orleans and he has been singing and performing since he was a very young lad. Read Full Article  ...
UPS is ramping up holiday hiring in New Orleans. The package delivery company plans to hire roughly 700 temporary employees in the New Orleans area ahead of the busy holiday shopping season, UPS spokesman ...
The icon : Mary Louise Christovich. The legacy : New Orleans was in Mary Louise Christovich's blood. It had been for a long time -- 12 generations, to be exact. So it was only natural for her to become ...
6. Iconic Hibernia building cupola gets $1 million upgrade
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The iconic cupola on top of the former Hibernia Bank building in downtown New Orleans has a fresh look. On Monday (Sept. 24), Mayor LaToya Cantrell joined leaders from HRI Properties, an owner of the historic ...
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Harry Connick, Jr. will croon some of his favorite songs in honor of his hometown of New Orleans this fall. The singer's "New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration" tour will celebrate the ...
8. Pet Krewe Signs Sesame Street Pet Licensing Deal
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NEW ORLEANS Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- New Orleans -based pet costume company Pet Krewe today announced it has signed an expansive licensing deal for twelve Sesame Street character costumes and ...
The New Orleans Saints narrowly averted disaster on Sunday. Punchless on offense for most of the day, New Orleans spent most of the day trailing a Cleveland Browns team that hasn't won a game since Christmas ...
The New Orleans Saints narrowly averted disaster on Sunday. Punchless on offense for most of the day, New Orleans spent most of the day trailing a Cleveland Browns team that hasn't won a game since Christmas ...
NEW ORLEANS -- The Browns and Saints play Sunday afternoon at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome. The Saints lost a shootout last week to the Buccaneers, 48-40, while the Browns tied the Steelers at 21. The Saints ...
12. 2018 Nationwide Christmas Tree Shortage
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... orders. The Garden Gates is a premier Christmas tree retailer in the New Orleans and Metairie area. Read Full Article  ...
Lattimore (23) and Evans (13) added some fire to one of the game’s best budding rivalries last year, when Evans blindsided Lattimore with a late hit near the Buccaneers sideline, igniting a mini brawl. ...
14. The NBA should unwrap its season at Christmas
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The New Orleans Pelicans open training camp in three weeks. What’s that? You aren’t thinking about basketball? Was there no time to squeeze it in after drafting your fantasy football team, reading a 12-page ...
15. The NBA should unwrap its season at Christmas
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The New Orleans Pelicans open training camp in three weeks. What’s that? You aren’t thinking about basketball? Was there no time to squeeze it in after drafting your fantasy football team, reading a 12-page ...
U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond , D-New Orleans, photographed Feb. 14, 2018, at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, plans to testify in a Democrat-led effort to derail Republican President Donald ...
U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond , D-New Orleans, photographed Feb. 14, 2018, at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, plans to testify in a Democrat-led effort to derail Republican President Donald ...
NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Contributing writer The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people ...
19. Sept. trial set for officer accused of domestic violence
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NOPD Officer Robert Dees Jr.'s domestic abuse trial is scheduled for Sept. 20, 2018, related to his Christmas Eve 2017 arrest. ( The domestic abuse case of a New Orleans Police Department officer accused ...
20. Audubon Zoo to debut holiday light display in November
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Audubon Zoo will debut a new zoo-themed light display with accompanying entertainment and activities for the 2018 holiday season, part of what it hopes will be an annual tradition for New Orleans families. ...
The New Orleans Pelicans are no longer operating in anonymity. The 2018-19 regular season schedule, which the NBA released on Friday afternoon, fully confirms it. New Orleans will play a franchise-record ...
22. Ice skating returns to New Orleans area with new rink
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Gallery: Ice skating returns to the New Orleans area There's a reason Louisiana didn't send anyone to the 2018 Winter Olympics . Frozen sports aren't exactly our forte. But thanks to a Turkish hockey ...
23. Restaurant News & Reviews
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Since November, Creaux has brought a taste of New Orleans to to the busy 300 block of Short Street. The bar is the shared vision of former UK football players Stephen Scaldaferri and Dougie Allen, with ...
24. Shalita Grant of 'NCIS: New Orleans' ties knot: report
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Former 'NCIS: New Orleans' actress Shalita Grant ties the knot: report. Shalita Grant played Sonja Percy on the CBS series "NCIS: New Orleans" for the show's first four season. (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS) Former ...
25. Creech: Rockets' star power earns its spot on key dates
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The NBA released its schedule for the league's key dates opening week, Christmas Day and Martin Luther King Day -- and the Rockets are all over the place. The team opens at home against New Orleans (Oct. ...
26. Flood thy neighbor: Who stays dry and who decides?
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... levees mostly are associated with large, low-lying cities such as New Orleans, a majority of.... Read Full Article  ...
Pelicans fans can finally mark their calendar. At least for two nights. The New Orleans Pelicans open the 2018-19 season by facing last year’s No. 1 seed, the Houston Rockets, on Oct. 17 in the Toyota ...
28. Pelicans to face Rockets on national TV in opening week
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) scores during the game between the Houston Rockets and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on Saturday, March 17, 2018. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, ...
Could tariffs on Chinese imports result in higher Mardi Gras bead prices? (Photo by Peter G. Forest) By NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Doug MacCash Dan Kelly, one of New Orleans' biggest purveyors of ...
Chris Cordaro along with wife Jessie, daughter, Ava, and son, Landon, in a 2016 photo. (Courtesy of Cordaro family) Chris Cordaro, a longtime New Orleans Saints employee for whom punter Thomas Morstead ...
At its heart, the relationship between Williams and New Orleans is a love story. This summer, the Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans is stepping way back in time to the days that Williams ...
The initial rush of NBA deal-making is complete. Like Christmas shopping that comes after Black Friday, more deals will be made. But NBA teams have stocked up. More power has shifted to the west. MVP-caliber ...
33. Inside the filming of Kermit Ruffins' Saints music video
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... New Orleans jazz musician Kermit Ruffins ' bar and looks at a packed floor of black and gold Saints attire. Read Full Article  ...
34. She ignored her mother and talked to him anyway
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Melissa Englade's mother advised her not to talk to Ron Ziegenhorn. So talk to him is exactly what she did. "I considered it a challenge," Melissa says. Melissa had just moved from New Orleans to Little ...
35. 1862: The first cup at Cafe Du Monde
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NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Contributing writer The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting the moments ...
36. Hey bud, is that marijuana, pot or your shoes? | Opinion
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That old New Orleans con of, "I betcha I can tell you where you got them shoes," just took on a whole different meaning. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration's just released list of "Drug Slang ...
That old New Orleans con of, "I betcha I can tell you where you got them shoes," just took on a whole different meaning. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration's just released list of "Drug Slang ...
Last week, at its convention in New Orleans, the American Library Association announced that it was dropping Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from the prestigious children’s literature award that was created ...
39. This festival queen toils so the rest of us can party
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... which has continued to grow since its 1984 debut, and she was a founder of New Orleans Wine &.... Read Full Article  ...
Last week, at its convention in New Orleans, the American Library Association announced that it was dropping Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from the prestigious children’s literature award that was created ...
Last week, at its convention in New Orleans, the American Library Association announced that it was dropping Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from the prestigious children’s literature award that was created ...
42. Archivists work to preserve Preservation Hall's history
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... of reading this report. Luckily, the founders of New Orleans' iconic jazz listening room in the.... Read Full Article  ...
43. Arts and Culture
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Devin Ladner, a Kiln MS native living in New Orleans LA, talks about being a stripper at Penthouse club and coming out as LGBT to her Gulf Coast family on the Out Here in America podcast. Devin is engaged ...
44. Christmas in June honors Ellie Silvia
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"Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality," Washington Irving wrote. The June 9 "Christmas in June" event honoring debutante Ellie Silvia in New Orleans lived up to that saying. Having ...
45. How does a transplant raise a New Orleanian?
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... to New Orleans. I had connected with them in a local Facebook group geared towards setting up play dates and sharing toddler horror stories. Read Full Article  ...
46. The jazz great who 'discovered' Louis Armstrong
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The icon : Kid Ory. The legacy : They called him "Kid" Ory, but when it comes to early New Orleans jazz, the trombonist who once claimed to have worn out 15 horns over the course of his playing career ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carrie Mingo Douglas can rattle off notable families in her Pontchartrain Park neighborhood with ease: Henry B. Dejoie Jr., grandson of Louisiana Weekly founder C.C. Dejoie Sr., owns ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) � Carrie Mingo Douglas can rattle off notable families in her Pontchartrain Park neighborhood with ease: Henry B. Dejoie Jr., grandson of Louisiana Weekly founder C.C. Dejoie Sr., owns ...
... port of New Orleans in the 1900s. One of the most worrisome insects these days is the khapra.... Read Full Article  ...