Tuesday, January 11, 2011

17th Street Canal homeowners sue to stop floodwall project
~Meanwhile, in December, the corps awarded a $10.2 million contract to New Orleans-based Bailey-CKY JV to strengthen the 17th Street Canal floodwalls, which were rebuilt after Katrina.
~Editilla Rotellas~ Pulitzer Prize Winner Mark Schleifstein reports here that the 17th St Canal Floodwalls were rebuilt after Katrina! Really? When?
Ah Say, Ah Say, BOY! a little due diligence heah? Ya'Tink??? Could we get him to at least walk the wall from the 'repaired' breach?

Hardship and Hope

from TTNO Creative Services on Vimeo.
Levees.org's La. State Historical Marker shows up at :35 seconds!

Cinema on the Bayou Festival comes to ACA~The festival closes that Sunday afternoon with a special screening of New Orleans based actor Harry Shearer's "The Big Uneasy" with Mr. Shearer appearing as the festival's special guest at the closing reception. All events on Sunday at AcA are free. ~Hat Tip~Sandy Rosenthal

Officials move forward on south Lafourche levee safety~Nikki Buskey

Saints Pride~WDSU

Nice Meeting, Feinberg…now what? How about a petition?
~Disenfranchised Citizen

'The Biggest Cover-Up In The History Of America' ~Humid Beings

Rebuilding Haiti for the Rich
~Mac McClelland

Oliver Thomas stars in play about his political downfall at Anthony Bean Theater

Twitter is full of regional 'accents,' study finds ~John Kelly

Abita, treasure from the Southland
~The Rootbeer Brothers

Mardi Gras King Cakes

The Paris Dispatches: Chocolate Roses ~Blackened Out

Mardi Gras Around the World ~WWOZ

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