New Orleans, La. – Internationally acclaimed architects and artists cast an eye to the future of design as they kick-off the 4th Annual DesCours Exhibition. The experimental architectural installations occupy hidden spaces in the French Quarter and CBD. The art and music event opens to the public Saturday December 4th and runs nightly from 6 to 10 through December 12th. More info at DesCours.us
New Orleans, La. – If you find yourself at a festival this weekend that features an orange peeling contest one day and a shrimp peeling contest the next, you know you must be in Plaquemines Parish. Specifically, that would be the Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival, where locals gather to party and to celebrate the harvests of this exceptionally productive parish.
6 large Idaho potatoes, peeled and grated 2 eggs 2 Tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon salt Pepper to taste 1 small onion, grated 1 carrot, peeled and grated teaspoon baking powder Oil for frying
Drain potatoes thoroughly. Mix all ingredients together. Drop by the tablespoon full into inch of hot oil in a frying pan. Fry until browned on both sides, turning only once so potatoes do not get soggy.
New Orleans, LA – Last month a federal lawsuit was filed against the Louisiana Department of Education on behalf of New Orleans' special education students. In the first of a two-part report, exploring the details behind the suit, WWNO's Angela Taylor tells the story of one its plaintiffs.
New Orleans, La. – The investment banking firm is pledging $20 million dollars to help small companies expand in the city and to subsidize a small-business education program at Delgado Community College. Similar programs are funded in Los Angeles and New York. Mayor Landrieu says the Urban League of New Orleans and Hope Enterprise Corporation are part of the program.