This week on the Coastal News Roundup: Louisiana files a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers, how the latest federal budget could speed up sediment diversions and a pair of pollution-related settlements.
ALL THINGS NEW ORLEANS
On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll talk about Pop Up Magazine's Winter Issue tour with Brittany Luse & Eric Eddings; hosts of Gimlet's podcast, The Nod . Then, Tegan Wendland chats with The Lens' Della Hasselle about a state report to help coastal communities.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sm3q14hgXYE Thousands gathered for a candlelight vigil in Parkland, Fla., to honor the memory of the 17 people killed on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a local high school. There were tearful remembrances at the Pine Trails Park Amphitheater, as well as open sobbing, and at one point, some in the crowd erupted into a chant of "No more guns!" According to police, a former student, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz , arrived at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...
This week on Le Show Harry brings us We’re Not #1, Follow the Dollar, News of the Olympic Movement, News of the Warm, News of the Godly, What the Frack?, News of AFPAK, the Apologies of the Week, plus another edition of Karzai Talk and great music.
FOOD & DINING
No matter what else you put into your crawfish boil, one crucial ingredient is patience. That’s what enforces the proper timing for soaking, boiling and resting the mudbugs, even when everyone is ready to eat, clutching their koozies and staring at the pot.
THE READING LIFE
The Reading Life celebrates Mardi Gras with Howard Philips Smith, author of the gorgeous new book, Unveiling the Muse: The Lost History of Gay Carnival in New Orleans , and we’ll hear from Al Kennedy, whose new book is Chief of Chiefs: Robert Nathaniel Lee and the Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans, 1915-2001.