Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Zach Strief: Under fire, Saints are family!
 9/11, Hurricane Katrina most memorable TV moments, study says

Restoration projects will protect Port Fourchon

Suspect in alligator heist may be serial reptile thief ~Robert Morris, Uptown Messenger
Second Line, Memorial Shows Planned for Uncle Lionel Batiste ~NOLA DEFENDER

Uncle Lionel Batiste: benefits and tributes ~Big Red Cotton, Gambit

Musings on the Life and Times of Sean Payton ~Who Dat Indig-Nation 

Archie Manning joins effort to save daily paper in New Orleans ~Mike Florio

Execution Is All ~Rem Rieder~John Paton, CEO of Digital First Media, has come to the defense of the embattled Newhouses, under attack for cutting back their Times-Picayune in New Orleans to a three day a week publication.  And, boy, do they need friends.

Mayor responds to new Police Association of New Orleans survey ~Rob Masson

Two New Orleans Public Officials Hire Each Other's Wives

Guest column: A tale of two schools ~Leslie Jacobs, Uptown Messenger
~Performance is uneven in traditional public schools. Performance is uneven in charter schools. And performance can also be wildly uneven in private schools receiving state vouchers — demonstrating the need for stronger accountability over this growing program.

Despite debris, report finds West Bank levees are generally sound ~WVUE

Switching Gears to Save Bluefin Tuna ~Gulf Restoration Network

RedRover Responders Volunteer Training ~New Orleans Pet Care

Bastille Day Fete

San Fermin in Nueva Orleans!
~San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) is an annual festival in New Orleans featuring an Encierro (bull run), which replicates and pays homage to the world famous Encierro of Pamplona, Spain, or "The Running of the Bulls", only our bulls are none other than members of the Big Easy Rollergirls and select participants from other rollerderby leagues across the country!

The Pisco Sour ~Blackened Out

The Search for Curry: Nirvana Restaurant ~Invade Nola

Local Rock Clubs Get Creepy Fest ~NOLA DEFENDER

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Report: Brees won't report to camp without long-term deal ~WWLTV
The robust little restaurant: A fable ~Kevin Allman, Gambit 

~"Great news! In order to serve you better, we're not going to have dinner service seven days a week. We're just going to serve dinner on the three most popular days of the week — but we'll have a take-out window open around the clock for your dining needs! It will be like getting a Sunday dinner three days a week! Isn't that exciting?"~Image: Barney Clark as Oliver Twist 2005 from

The Murder of the Times-Picayune: Part Two ~Nola Anarcha

One symptom of the cancer in the NOLA Media Group Newsroom: “Shitting Bricks” ~Slabbed

Part 2: Sports Writer Attorney Answers Questions On Saints Player Litigation ~Saints Tailgate

“Chef driven” po-boys, with a pint on the side ~Ian McNulty

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Uncle Lionel Batiste Passes  ~NOLA DEFENDER

~Hat Tweet @BigRedCotton 

Uncle Lionel Batiste: 1931-2012 ~Gambit 

Eulogy for Uncle Lionel ~The Chicory

Trees v. levee in corps fight~Monroe's majestic decades-old oaks and magnolias providing a shady canopy along Riverside Drive and the crape myrtles offering a blooming border on South Grand Street are facing the ax again.After a five-year reprieve, those trees and countless other encroachments are targeted for removal after the Army Corps of Engineers issued an unacceptable rating to the Tensas Basin Levee System's east bank from Monroe to Bastrop.

Goodell rejects argument that players were simply following orders ~Mile Florio  
~Hat Tweet @blackandgold

Times-Picayune reporter: I can’t keep my mouth shut and pretend everything is okay

Sun Herald news reporter Anita Lee earns Bill Minor Award

Help support CODOFIL ~Maringouin, NOLAFemmes

Beyond The Music In St. Louis Cemetery No. 2 ~Defend New Orleans 

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Hat Tweet ~NOLA Smokehouse is in the pub kitchen today from 11 till 9pm. Smoked shrimp on the menu today:)