New Orleans, LA – New Orleans is hoping to get a bigger share of maritime business when the Panama Canal expands in five years. But just how to get that bigger share is still not decided. Correspondent Eileen Fleming has more.
Port of New Orleans officials are anxious to get more container shipments once the Panama Canal doubles in size in 2014. So are city officials who want to attract more jobs. But the state hasn't decided the best way to accommodate the massive container vessels.
New Orleans – New Orleans' Tony Award winning actress, and now playwright, Mary Louise Wilson is looking to tickle your funny bone with the premiere of "Short Takes: An Evening of Comedies", presented by All Kinds of Theater at Le Chat Noir.
A documentary about New Orleans small businesses may have an international impact. Correspondent Eileen Fleming has more.
Seattle filmmaker Hanson Hosein produced Rising from Ruins to highlight the importance of small businesses in a damaged community. It was screened at the New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival, a forum he says was appropriate to show how small businesses are central to all sorts of rebuilding efforts.