Wendall Pierce http://wwno.org en Sterling Farms Grocery Store In Marrero Closing http://wwno.org/post/sterling-farms-grocery-store-marrero-closing <p>The Sterling Farms grocery store in Marrero co-owned by actor Wendell Pierce is closing just one year after opening, the Times-Picayune reports.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Best-known for his roles in the cable TV series </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Wire</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Treme</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Pierce has said that one of his most important goals with opening the market was to place fresh produce in urban “food deserts” where it was not otherwise available.</span></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 23:22:50 +0000 Janaya Williams 59858 at http://wwno.org Thanksgiving Traditions http://wwno.org/post/thanksgiving-traditions <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d18ba3d0594-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d18ba3d0594-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d18ba3d0594-"></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-936737.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> Poppy Tooker talks to Treme actor Wendell Pierce about Thanksgiving memories and Bryan Batt about inspiring holiday table decorations, and shares her special recipe for chicken stock.</p> Wed, 24 Nov 2010 17:19:08 +0000 Poppy Tooker 2607 at http://wwno.org