Thursday, March 8, 2012

Rebuilding aspect of Federal Flood grant program underemphasized

Would-be bidder miffed as NORA snatches 7th Ward property from the auction block
~Karen Gadbos, The Lens

Law Firms to Take on 100 Cases Pro Bono to Relieve Pressure on Orleans Public Defenders Office ~Hat Tweet

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton's house in Dallas is up for sale
~Hat Tip~
Library Chronicles

~This one goes out to Our New Orleans Saints and all my hurtin whodat pals. We don't bow.

Citizens Insurance plaintiffs clear another legal hurdle ~Alan Sayer

Chris Rose: Officer Down, NOPD

GCCF shutting down; federal just names administrator for court-supervised claims payments ~Hat Tweet

Didn’t you hear BP has settled? That’s right, you can go away now ~Disenfranchised Citizen

Preserving a wetland forest in the Maurepas Swamp: An editorial

I'm a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America's Most Beautiful (and Misunderstood) Pet ~Ken Foster

Velvet Curtains & Muddy Drawers ~Oxford American
~Every month, we’ll be featuring an unforgettable moment in Southern fashion as part of our new series “Velvet Curtains & Muddy Drawers.” We want your ridiculous, glamourous, infectious, and even gaudy favorites from literature, film, music, history—and even your everyday life. Send your ideas, photos, and fashion dreams to (please include in subject line: velvet curtains). Here’s our very first installment, submitted by Kerry Fitts, the woman behind New Orleans–based design house Bayou Salvage.

“You publish too much!” An interview with Bill Zavatsky~Michael Zell, Press Street

New Orleans Film Society launches "Movies to Geaux" Kickstarter campaign ~Gambit

Still got some leftover beads? Don't throw them out! Bring them to Elysian Fields on Saturday!!!
~Green Project

~Special thanks to my own Bywater Neighborhood Association from yer ho ho homble Editilla's House of Piety EHOP!

Bagel Me~Blackened Out

Limmudfest, a Jazz Fest of Jewish culture, opens this weekend in New Orleans
~Saturday night's program features performer Sam Glaser and the Panorama Jazz Bank in a concert amalgamating jazz and Klezmer music, with Marcus J. Freed's play, "Solomon -- King, Lover and Poet, a Tale of One Man and 700 Wives."

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