The Preservation Resource Center is showing off a home in Holy Cross that's been renovated with materials available right next door. Correspondent Eileen Fleming has more.
The house near Jackson Barracks was built in the early 1900s. And it was repaired with materials from the same period that were salvaged from a house next door that sustained too much damage after Hurricane Katrina to survive.
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.
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.
New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is under fire on several matters that he confronted in a wide-ranging news conference outside City Hall.
It was set up to announce direct flights to Mexico and Honduras. But after only a few questions were posed on that subject, Mayor Nagin stood alone in front of the podium and answered questions about how he's been making the news lately.
About his former technology director, Greg Meffert, picking up the tab for a Hawaiian vacation for the Nagin family in 2004.
One of the city's most popular literary events happened in March. Correspondent Eileen Fleming has more.
Yes, it's Tennessee Williams Festival. And while many may know the playwright for only A Streetcar Named Desire, other works were also examined during the festival. Master classes were held on fiction writing. There was a gumbo throwdown t with author Kit Wohl, and a musical performance called Songs for a Sunday Afternoon.
New Orelans, LA – The New Orleans Sanitation Committee has been assured by garbage service provider SDT that it's close to finding whoever is responsible for dumping human waste into a storm drain in the Lower Ninth Ward. Correspondent Eileen Fleming has more. SDT owner Sidney Torres says his company along with the city is a victim of illegal dumping.
He tells the City Council committee that he's working to find out who used one of his trucks to illegally dump sewage.