canal street http://wwno.org en Hotel Implosion Set for July http://wwno.org/post/hotel-implosion-set-july <p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; After months of delays, the planned demolition of the Pallas Hotel on Canal Street in New Orleans has been set. State contractors are scheduled July 22 to implode the vacant hotel.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 14:34:13 +0000 The Associated Press 13196 at http://wwno.org Mayor Landrieu Signs Deal To Reopen Saenger Theatre http://wwno.org/post/mayor-landrieu-signs-deal-reopen-saenger-theatre <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d61c020e797-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d61c020e797-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d61c020e797-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-998507.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has signed off on a deal that he says will reopen the Saenger Theatre within two years. Eileen Fleming reports plans to reopen the Canal Street landmark seem to have cleared hurdles that have delayed the project.</p> Sat, 31 Dec 2011 02:30:39 +0000 Eileen Fleming 3488 at http://wwno.org