New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu announced his blight strategy in Central City, in front of a house deemed in danger of collapse. The city has as many as 60,000 similar properties, and leads the nation in blight. Landrieu says delays for demolition will now be tough to obtain.
New Orleans, LA – Five years after the flooding of New Orleans, the city's tragedy still resonates with people around the world. Perhaps more than any news headline, the arts have played an important role in bringing the event home to worldwide audiences.
Eric Murrell has had a long relationship with automobiles. It began as a boy, going to car lots with his grandfather, toting pencil and paper to make notes of car prices and design features. His father, Michael, taught him not only how to drive, but how to assemble the engine parts. His mother, Harriet, knew she was marrying a car buff from the start, but has enjoyed the family passion for automobiles.