Merry Christmas! In a rare moment of commercial restraint, our regions farmers markets are closed for two successive Saturdays. Christmas Day and New Year's Day. This allows for farming families to spend time at home together like everybody else. Needless to say, weekday farmers markets remain open.
In this conversation recorded March 31, 2010 with Innocence project worker Christo Raines, Mr. Gibson talks about how he dealt with his unjust incarceration, how boxing at Angola prison helped him get through the ordeal, and how the experience haunted him even after his release in 1993. He talks about how the world had changed while he was behind bars.
The holiday season is my favorite time to be in the French Quarter. The Old World architecture and the narrow streets seem especially evocative. Strings of lights curl around wrought iron balconies like ivy, carriageways are framed in green flocking and some gas lanterns even wear red Christmas bows as their orange flames flicker away against brick and reflect on flagstone paving.
New Orleans, LA – The holiday season is all about the spirit of giving. Jollaine Schear reports on one Northshore resident's vision to give back to people in crisis and need, and allow them the chance to celebrate this Christmas.
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - award-winning writer - and Tulane geographer - Richard Campanella's new book - "Lincoln in New Orleans: The 1828 - 1831 Flatboat Voyages and Their Place in History"...
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