Tuesday, June 7, 2011

New Orleans group bringing food, music to tornado victims, volunteers in Joplin, Missouri~a Spoonful of Jambalaya at a Time

Colo. pair sees 47% chance of hurricane hitting La. in ’11~Amy Wold

Some local parish bridges deemed ‘structurally deficient'

Pontchartrain ferry owners meet today with regulators

RTA to break ground on new Loyola Avenue streetcar route
~This is the first phase of the streetcar expansion project. The next phase will begin in June 2012 and will go down the French Quarter loop, down Rampart across Press Street to Poland Avenue, according to RTA spokesman Justin Augustine. Above, the venerable St Charles Ave street car. Also, we have been enjoying Edward Branley's book on the Canal Street Car Line. You can follow him on Twitter . Check out Transport for NOLA also
for constant updates and in depth articles on this vital scene.

The Lens: OPSB updates plan to rid Audubon Charter soils of sky-high lead contamination

Irreverent New Orleans lifestyle blog releases first book: InvadeNOLA No. 01: Once Upon an Ever After

Free building supplies at the Green Project this week

Are we slabbing fun yet?

Jindal is now 0-4 in the Legislature on his signature budget bills
~Daily Kingfish

On Feinberg’s claims regarding a lack of health claims
~Disenfranchised Citizen

Bird Project Soap

Street artist Swoon creates sea goddess at New Orleans Museum of Art

All Alon the Watchtower
~Blackened Out
~Chef Alon Shaya heads up the kitchen at Domenica in the Roosevelt Hotel. He is also an actor who has received critical acclaim for his role in Treme as the dans le merde grill cook. A native of Israel, Alon spent a year in Italy before opening Domenica with his partner Chef John Besh. 20ish questions on the clock.

Preservation Hall at 50
~Noah Bonaparte Pais

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