Thursday, June 2, 2011

American Zombie: Let's call it Krewe du Peckerhead @ The Rattlesnake Rodeo

Inspector General breaks protocol to clear NOPD Chief Slurpy of wrong-doing for Mayor Mitchmo?

Today’s rapid fire segment is sponsored by Bellesouth and Blue Moon ~Slabbed

Bills increasing Louisiana college tuition, fees move forward
~Monroe News Star

State, NOLA ahead of construction economist’s 5-year forecast
~New Orleans CityBusiness

More properties on auction block this month as New Orleans fights blight

New Orleans neighborhoods: a matter of evolving perception
~Richard Campanella, The Lens

A Plea from New Orleans ~dwell
~I recently received an email from filmmaker Evan Mather, alerting me to his most recent—and urgent—project, which I thought I'd share with you. It's a short video about the Phillis Wheatley Elementary School in New Orleans, which despite its standing as a rare and important work of modern architecture (one of the best examples of regional modernism in the city), and despite surviving the storms and levee breach of 2005, is currently slated for demolition this summer.

National Hurricane Center on Twitter!

~Hat Tweet FEMA, once again, you prove to be a giant dickhole.

Residents of Birds Point floodway in SE Mo. face the aftermath of intentional levee breach

Concerns Raised About Water Releases, Impact on River Communities
~Missouri Ruralist

Flooding risk eases; rivers fall

Louisiana is losing a football field of wetlands an hour, new U.S. Geological Survey study says~Mark Schleifstein
~Louisiana’s coastline has been losing wetlands at a rate of 16.57 square miles a year during the past 25 years, equal to the loss of a football field of coast every hour, according to a study released today by the U.S. Geologicial Survey.
That’s five square miles a year faster than measured by the USGS between 1985 and 2004, the last time such a study was done.

St. James tank farm group seeks $15 M state loan for dock

UWF Study: Corexit and oil probably worse than oil alone…
~Disenfranchised Citizen

Local rugby club to play for national title ~WWL ~Hat Tweet @ Ian McNulty

Passive House Design from Canada Wins Competition For New Orleans

~Hat Tweet @ Defend New Orleans~Things That Look Like Other Things: Neil Conley's Glasswares Advocate Transparency Transparently -...

New Orleans food campaign urges locals to eat local

Memories of NOWFE
~He Said/She Said NOLA

New Orleans Oyster Festival this weekend!
~The New Orleans Oyster Festival will educate the country about the benefits of the Louisiana Gulf Oyster, honor and celebrate the restaurateurs and oyster farmers who have solidified the New Orleans French Quarters position as the Oyster Capital of America. Proceeds from the event will go to Local Coastal Communities.

Atchafalaya~Blackened Out

From "Rainy Day Women" to "Buddy Bertrand's Blues"~Mike Mills

Greg Dulli brings Twilight Singers home to Tipitina's~Kieth Spera

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