Friday, November 30, 2007


Studio Inferno~Blown Glass

Demolition of Housing Complexes Approved~TP

Campaign to Smooth N.O. Streets Starts in '08~TP

NOPD Struggles to Reinvent Itself~IHT

Kennedy to Take on Landrieu~City Business

Louisiana Senate Race from Heck...Hades...Aw Hell!~Bayou Buzz

Recovery Tsar Calls for Greater Tech Literacy

Local leaders Tout Progress Rebuilding New Orleans

Summary of the Gulf Coast Civic Works Act of 2007~NYKatrinaRita

Louisiana's Coastal Restoration Plan Wins Approval~TP

A good housing plan for Bayou La Batre~A.M. in the Morning

Mississippi Blinding~Beach Blogger

Trent Lott and the Politics of Cashing In~James Joyner

"Everything pointed to retirement"~Ms Press

Ivor van Heerden~Louisiana Levees Worsened Katrina~Sun Herald

Scruggs~3 Others~Plead Not Guilty~Sun Herald

Scruggs Will Continue Katrina Cases~Laurel Leader

Akers Gets Personal with 'Styne' Show at Le Chat Noir

Centennial Celebration Honors Boswell Sisters of N.O.~schedule


My World and Welcome To It~George Porter Approaches 60~offBeat

Mannie Fresh's Sister Reportedly Murdered In Her New Orleans House~MTV

Book Review~Minor Robberies~Interview: Lee Meitzen Grue~Critical Mass

Gala & Print Auction Tonight~Dec. 1st Photo Openings

This is how Hurricane Katrina transformed one photographer's works of art~and life~Brian Nolan

New in New Olreans~NY Times

NYT: Pretty places to eat and shop~Voice of New Orleans

Through Glass Darkly~Liptrap's Lament

Design the New KaBOOM Playground at Stallings~Think New Orleans

Transsexual CAN Sue the Library of Congress~Gentilly Girl

Mr. T puts Nagin in his pocket~Mayor can run, but he can't hide!~NO Levee

Gun Europa

Thursday, November 29, 2007


Blunt Urges the Corps to Suspend 2008 Spring Rise Until Missouri Levees are Repaired

Tell the Corps to Dump the Pumps and Protect Wetlands~American Rivers

Removing People for Speaking Up Just Arouses Suspicions~EcoFlorida

Corps Honors Earthquake Group for Katrina Levee Rebuilding?~Oooooh K'ville!

Bayou St. John is not Bayou Sauvage~Moldy City

The devastation of southern Gulf Coast forests by Hurricane Katrina was documented in before-and-after images from the Landsat 5 satellite. The Interstate 10 "twin-span" bridges that cross Lake Pontchartrain east of New Orleans is seen here pre- and post-Katrina. Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge is the large patch of forest (green) the lower left portion of the LEFT image, which suffered heavy tree mortality (seen in red in the RIGHT image after the storm)"~Nasa's Earth Observatory~Zeitgeistland

New allegations outlined in State Farm case~A.M. in the Morning

Lawyer in Katrina Case Faces Bribery Charge~NY Times

Trent Lott's Brother in Law, Nephew Indicted on Bribery Charges~Huff Post

FEMA To Close All La. Trailer Parks~TP

Comment~New Orleans~The Perfect Storm~Poverty News

Hurricane Recovery Legislation Would Give Katrina Survivors Permanent Shelter, Peace of Mind~Marc Morial

New Housing To Be Offered Al. Katrina Victims

Tuscaloosa Coalition Seeks to Coordinate Mental Health Disaster Programs

Kerns' Gretna project is out of time~TP

WTC Project Famous for Delays

Dog fighting Remains Big Business in Louisiana~NO City Business

New Orleans Needs to Get Over Itself~Jim Brown

Travel Company Designs Safe Mardi Gras 2008 Tour to New Orleans

Children's Museum Planting Dreams in City Park~TP

New Orleans Council~Oh That Czar!~Karen Dalton-Beninato

What Is New Orleans ?~Lil' Mike

Music Redeems

Davell Crawford Joins Henry Butler Opening Night

WWOZ Live Music~Gambit

Hot Picks~A week's Worth of Good Music~TP

Benefit To Be Held Sunday For Bar Manager Injured In Shooting

Rhythms Rising~Musicians Fight for New Orleans~OpEd News

Rotary Downs~great video interview from Current

Back Talk With Judith Owen & Harry Shearer~offBeat

Editor Holds Nothing Back With The New Orleans Levee

'Save Our Sandwich': New Orleans Po' Boy Preservation Festival

Boswell Sisters Centennial Celebtration~FMJ

Wednesday, November 28, 2007


N.O. Airs Plans for Road Home Lots

New Orleans' Inspector General~Investigate Property Tax Sale~Bayou Buzz

Council Endorses Watchdog's Budget

Who'dat Masqued Man?

Ms County Seeks Allies Against FEMA~A.M. in the Morning

FEMA Funds First Hazard Mitigation Project In Orleans Parish

EPA & Army Corps Extend Public Comment Period for Joint Rapanos Guidance

Missouri Officials Ask Corps of Engineers to NOT Raise Missouri River Levels in ’08~With about 40 levees still damaged from spring flooding

Corps Seeks Stronger Flood Protections in Mo.

{editor's note~why are these criminal, faux 'civil' engineers still allowed to stalk our waterways? Do we need a "Katrina's Law"? Can we have a Witness?!?}
Can we say 8/29 Commission?

Ever Wonder Where the Corps Learned Its Cunning Lingoes?

FBI Searches Office of Katrina Lawsuits Lawyer

Corps Public Meeting~USACE will host a public meeting to present alternatives for permanent protection at outfall canals NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is hosting a public meeting on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 6249 Canal Blvd., to provide details on the broad range of alternatives being considered to provide permanent protection for the 17th Street, Orleans Avenue and London Avenue outfall canals.

An open house begins at 6:00 p.m. Corps project managers will be available to provide one-on-one feedback on the possible alternatives. A formal presentation of all the alternatives will begin at 7:00 p.m. followed by a question and answer period.

Questions or comments concerning proposed hurricane and storm damage reduction actions should be addressed to: Gib Owen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, PM-RS, P.O. Box 60267, New Orleans, LA 70160-0267; phone: 504-862-1337; fax; 504-862-2088 or by e-mail at:

Coastal Protection Managers Meet in State's 1st 'Levee School

Chicago Restaurateur Bannos & Land Agency Team Up to Help New Orleans' Beloved City Park

Travelocity Expands 'Bite-Size' Volunteer Travel Offerings to New Orleans

Food Network Kicks Emeril Down a Notch~Bamn It!

offBEAT Magazine at 20~and the musicians of New Orleans

OZ Live Wire~Gambit

My Morning Jacket Release New Picture Disc LP~to benefit Sweet Home New Orleans

Branford Marsalis Sounds Off on Hurricane Katrina

Bohemian New Orleans~The Story of the Outsider and Loujon Press~cool@hoole

Learning From New Orleans~News Grist

3 Ring Circus Productions

People Get Ready

Action For A New Orleans Debate~Louisiana 1976

The Debate about the Debate Continues~Harry Shearer

New Orleans Asks Debate Panel~Where y'at?~James Oliphant

New Orleans Dollar vs. Euro~BoN