Beatrice Germaine http://wwno.org en Good Times, Bad Times http://wwno.org/post/good-times-bad-times <p>This is New Orleans, one of the country&#39;s most distinctive cities. Many aspects of activity, identity, heritage and tradition shape that distinction. Some of those elements are good, some are bad. It&#39;s time to look at both. It&#39;s time for <em>All Things New Orleans</em>. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 00:58:22 +0000 WWNO Staff 15643 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Celebrates Its French Heritage http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-celebrates-its-french-heritage <p>The French community in New Orleans has worked with several Francophile and francophone organizations to prepare the city&#39;s first-ever &quot;Bastille Day Fete.&quot; On this week&#39;s <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, Sharon Litwin speaks with a member of <a href="http://www.consulfrance-nouvelleorleans.org/spip.php?article1475">the local French Consulate </a>to hear how the weekend long celebration will spread<em> joie de vivre</em>. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 15479 at http://wwno.org