New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is facing house arrest unless he comes up with a way to pay city firefighters $75 million in back wages.
On the way to his son's baseball game on Long Island, sports writer J.R. Gamble tells me that his son, J.C., is quite a ball player."I have a lot of clips and highlights that I show people of him doing amazing things — jumping over catches, hitting balls right-handed, hitting balls left-handed," Gamble says.Part of the reason his son is so good at baseball, Gamble explains, is that he started at an early age — a very early age."When he was about 14 months, I put a golf ball in his hand to let...
Well, we’ve made it. Almost. It’s been a long, hot summer and this is our last episode as we come up on the tenth anniversary of Katrina. The city is abuzz with journalists and experts and NGOs and politicians. We thought we’d use this last bit of The Debris to explore a word they’re all using to talk about New Orleans: resilience.
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WWNO's Fall Member Drive Has Begun! But you might not have noticed... "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered" have aired as usual, broadcasting all the informative content that keeps you tuned in every day, and yet the Fall Member Drive is in full effect — under the radar!
The food scene of New Orleans has grown tremendously since Hurricane Katrina. On this week's Louisiana Eats!, we complete our two-part series on the storm by taking a look at the changing face of the city's food scene over the past 10 years. We begin in Gentilly at Arthur Ashe Charter School, where we investigate the edible education revolution that is the Edible Schoolyard. This program, founded by Alice Waters in Berkeley, California, has grown beyond her wildest dreams in New Orleans...