Who wants to start drilling in the lake?~Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation
The truth according to FEMA about AR Flood Zones (pdf)
Ivor van Heerden receives award for Civic Courage ~Levees.org
Two Whistleblower Awards
Illustrate Need for Post-Katrina
Katrina the Clown wants mayor's seat~The New Orleans Levee
~Katrina the Clown has published her bumper sticker in all the major publications in town, and the Times-Picayune and Where Y'at?. She's calling on supporters to affix it to car bumpers or windows, home or store windows or wherever. The campaign recommends tape, and not licking the back.
~Editilla Wondabrellas~Will this affect The Skin Flynt?
The Lens: A New News Outlet in New Orleans
Coming up in Gambit:
Year in Review/Mad Men edition
'Islands of poverty' linger when public housing complexes are gone, study finds~Katy Reckdhal
New Orleans turns to Detroit for advice on blight; ranking Katrina
New Orleans police monitor answers more questions than she asks~Laura Maggi
New Orleans Hotels & Hostels
La. snake breeder says he's in Oakdale to stay
B.B. King Joins New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Bill ~1960s Psychedelic Hippie Culture and Music
This is why it's so hard in Nola...
~Cajun/Zydeco Dance Fest w/ Various Artists, Tipitina’s, 1pm, $10~Dash Rip Rock, Carrollton Station, 10pm
~Dr. John and The Lower 911, House Of Blues, 9pm
~George Porter Jr. and His Runnin’ Pardners, Howlin’ Wolf
~Joe Krown, Wolfman Washington, Russell Batiste Trio, d.b.a., 10pm, $5~A Very Merry New Years, Dragon’s Den (Upstairs)
And, when's the last time you... visited The Swamp?