Laying down the Hammer: Hammerman asks about what Ray Nagin knew and when in the St Pierre saga ~Slabbed
River Birch Landfill owners courted just about everyone~James Gill
Loyola Avenue streetcar project officially under way
Morganza Spillway down to only two open bays
Baton Rouge levee may reopen next week ~Amy Wold
Oil spotted in waters off Plaquemines Parish
Organizer who specialized in catastrophe conferences admits to financial disasters~The Lens
Big new artificial reef northeast of Grand Isle
Bayou Grand Caillou floodgate goes to construction
Dolphins, Turtles, Red Snapper…
and now, sand dollars and starfish
Gulf Update: Sick Fish, Human Risks and a Federal Agency Trying to Keep the Lid on a Crisis~Stuart Smith
~New T from our friends a Dirty Coast!
Toye-ing With Fate~NOLA Defender
Slow Southern Style:
Seen on Magazine Street
~Editilla's new fav blog find! Hat Tweet @CanalStreetCar
Review: On the Air
~Dalt Wonk, Gambit
The Great Equilibrium: Artist Interview with Georgia Kennedy
~Fair Folks & a Goat
Louisiana caravan heading back from Joplin, MO~"We met some special people who had a strong spirit, who shared their stories, their rebuilding process with us," Chef Greg Reggio said. "In all, we had about 1,200 to 1,400 people show up, and they ate up all that great Louisiana seafood."
Bourbon House hosts rye whiskey tasting ~Todd Price
Beers, Not Bullets: A Fundraiser for Chef Nathaniel Zimet
~He Said/She Said NOLA
New Orleans' Best Snow Balls!
Loan Signing! We're going to open a grocery store!~New Orleans Food Coop
Chophouse New Orleans to open at former Cuvee space~City Business
Opening day on Freret; Adolfo Garcia's High Hat Cafe and Ancora Pizzeria
Creole Tomato Salad: Mediterranean Twist From Mena’s Palace
What to do? Vieux To Do~Colleen Rush
Concerts in the Courtyard with Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots
PresFest celebrates 50 years of Preservation Hall
~Noah Bonaparte Pais
Tracks from Bonnaroo weekend acts
~PICK OF THE WEEK
Desitively Bonnaroo, Dr. John
This 1974 slab of New Orleans funk gave the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival its name.
As a treat for the festival's 10th anniversary, Bonnaroo organizers have booked John along with Allen Toussaint and the Original Meters to re-create the entire Desitively Bonnaroo album at a late-night set this year.
Emmylou Harris Pays Tribute to Gram Parsons on New Album~Rolling Stone~On the album, Harris also sings about post-Katrina New Orleans, becoming a grandmother ("Goodnight Old World") and the death of her friend Kate McGarrigle ("Darlin' Kate").
Galactic bringing it to Brooklyn!
~Hat Tweet @TheAbitaBeer~Tonight 5p at 'Wednesday at the Square' it's Galactic + Marc Stone. Grab a Purple Haze and prepare to get funked people. http://ow.ly/5djB8