New Orleans, LA – Naked Pizza, A New Orleans business is set to go national. Eric Eagan has the story.
NEW ORLEANS HAS MADE ITS SHARE OF MAGAZINE COVERS SINCE HURRICANE KATRINA, BUT THE MOST INTERESTING MAY BE THE AUGUST 2009 COVER OF ENTREPRENEUR MAGAZINE. IN THE ACCOMPANYING ARTICLE, NEW ORLEANS WAS CALLED "A HIVE OF ENTREPRENEURIAL INITIATIVE" AND A "MECCA" FOR STARTUPS. SURPRISING FOR A CITY WHOSE ECONOMY STILL RELIES HEAVILY ON TOURISM AND INDUSTRY.
New Orleans, LA – Alison Plyer of the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center talks with WWNO about the latest research on rental costs in NOLA and population research. Learn more about the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center
New Orleans – He lived modestly - kept to himself - had few relatives and no close friends - yet when New Orleans native John T. Mendes died in 1965 - he left behind a rich legacy of over 600 remarkable photographs of the people and places of the Crescent City in the early years of the 20th century. Those photographs are now spotlighted in a new book from UNO Press - and exhibition at the Historic New Orleans Collection. WWNO's Fred Kasten has more...
New Orleans, Louisiana – For well over 200 years, anyone could get top notch health care at Charity Hospital, free. After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans' primary public hospital was closed. Most city and state officials are working to open a new, state-of-the-art teaching hospital in lower Mid-City, but a broad coalition of local interests have other ideas. Eve Abrams reports.
New Orleans, LA – An innovative project for Louisiana musicians hoping that filmmakers will use local talent and recording facilities in movie and television productions. Jay Weigel talks to WWNO about NOLA hosting this filmscoring event.
New Orleans – Writer Robert Hicks burst onto the national literary scene in 2005 - when his first novel - "The Widow of the South" - garnered great reviews - and hit the New York Times bestseller list just a week after publication. Robert Hicks second novel - "A Separate Country" - which is set in post-Civil War New Orleans - is just out - and is also receiving widespread critical acclaim. WWNO's Fred Kasten picks up the story...