Parishes prep for active hurricane season
~Above: Hurricane track "spaghetti models" for Louisiana to date.
Evacu*spots (n) ~Evacuteer.org
~1. The official meeting places where anyone can go for a safe ride if the Mayor of New Orleans must call a mandatory evacuation. 2. The exact same places residents will have a ride back to once the City is safe and re-entry begins.
Letter to the Editor: Levee break due to man or nature?~"To blame the Corps for the flooding due to Hurricane Katrina does not
seem warranted. It is more reasonable to conclude that New Orleans was
flooded due to Hurricane Katrina, a natural disaster."
Exquisite Corps expects windfall landfall with post-Hurricane Sandy study of Atlantic coast
Some wonder whether it's legal to swim in Lake Pontchartrain ~WVUE
Dozens of backyards sinking into the Bonnabel Canal ~WWLTV
New Orleanians on Twitter invited to share what it’s like “Being NOLA” with the world ~Uptown Messenger
Where Y’Eat: A Pair of Pizzas Worth Some Facetime ~Ian McNulty, WWNO
New Orleans Oyster Festival! ~Scott Gold
~No fewer than 24 restaurants are taking part in this year’s
fest, offering up a dizzying variety of oyster dishes and other treats,
ranging from the requisite fried oyster po-boys to Borgne’s oyster
amandine salad, BBQ oysters from Katie’s and Red Fish Grill, Drago’s
famous charbroiled oysters, Oceana’s oyster Rockefeller po-boy, Cafe
Reconcile’s bacon and tasso-crusted oysters, even an “oyster foie gras”
from Elizabeth’s, and plenty more. Freshly shucked raw oysters will be
on hand in abundance.
Second Second Line ~NOLA DEFENDERS