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Brad Pitt's foundation sues New Orleans architect who designed faulty post-Katrina homes
Brad Pitt's foundation sues New Orleans architect who designed faulty post-Katrina homesNEW ORLEANS – Actor Brad Pitt’s foundation has sued a New Orleans architect, saying defective design work led to leaks and other flaws in homes built for residents of an area that was among the hardes...read more
Source: USA Today
Published on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:53:00 GMT
Something old, something new: Historic settings add substance and beauty to New Orleans weddings
Something old, something new: Historic settings add substance and beauty to New Orleans weddingsNew Orleans' 300-year history has given the city a rich culture and mystique that serves as a perfect palette for weddings. Its historic buildings stand as testaments to its past and present and provi...read more
Source: The Advocate
Published on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 02:17:00 GMT
The Krewe of BOO! 2018 parade is Halloween, New Orleans-style
The Krewe of BOO! 2018 parade is Halloween, New Orleans-styleThe annual Krewe of BOO! parade is preparing to creep through the Vieux Carre and CBD for the 11 th time at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 20, with 400 costumed riders on 16 floats. The Krewe of BOO! is like an of...read more
Source: NOLA.com
Published on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:56:00 GMT
Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation sues architect over 'defective' New Orleans homes
Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation sues architect over 'defective' New Orleans homesBrad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation, which has been accused of building sub-standard homes for displaced residents of the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, has sued its executive architect over the cons...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:47:00 GMT
Victims of New Orleans armed robbery crash on I-10 in Jefferson Parish
Victims of New Orleans armed robbery crash on I-10 in Jefferson ParishMETAIRIE, La. - Police say an armed robbery in New Orleans ended in a crash on I-10 in Jefferson Parish Friday morning. According to the New Orleans Police Department, the victims were walking towards ...read more
Source: WWL-TV
Published on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 04:36:00 GMT
Man convicted in 2013 New Orleans shooting death
Man convicted in 2013 New Orleans shooting deathNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man has been convicted in a 2013 shooting death in New Orleans after a jury deliberated 15 minutes. Thirty-six Nytilex Jones was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder in the ...read more
Source: Houston Chronicle
Published on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:39:00 GMT
Payton says Saints’ last-ranked run game not in ‘crisis’
Payton says Saints’ last-ranked run game not in ‘crisis’METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton said it’s too early to judge New Orleans’ last-ranked running game. New Orleans managed only 43 yards rushing on 13 attempts in a Week 1 loss to Tampa Bay ...read more
Source: Fox Sports
Published on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:13:00 GMT
New Orleans property transfers, Sept. 10-14, 2018
New Orleans property transfers, Sept. 10-14, 2018Cleveland Ave. 4616-4618: $590,000, Tracy L. Hamlin Harrington to Eric Ross Flynt and Greta Gayle Garner Flynt. D'Hemecourt St. 4021: $429,000, Crescent City Developers LLC to Marte E. Baro Albert and ...read more
Source: The Advocate
Published on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:08:00 GMT
'No woman in New Orleans was more respected or had more influence'
'No woman in New Orleans was more respected or had more influence'The legacy: As a black woman in Reconstruction New Orleans, Sylvanie Williams was accustomed to being told all the things she wasn't allowed to do. So, she focused her considerable energy on those thi...read more
Source: NOLA.com
Published on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:15:00 GMT
Organizers hope to breath new life into little-known New Orleans park
Organizers hope to breath new life into little-known New Orleans parkNEW ORLEANS – If you have ever done business at the New Orleans City Hall, you have probably passed a little-known park and thought nothing of it. It’s called Duncan Plaza, and for a long time, it has ...read more
Source: WWL-TV
Published on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:24:00 GMT
Falcons wary of defending Saints’ ‘maestro’ Drew Brees
Falcons wary of defending Saints’ ‘maestro’ Drew BreesATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons may be a step ahead of the New Orleans Saints in the search for balance on offense. That’s not enough to make Falcons defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel rest easy ...read more
Source: Fox Sports
Published on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:12:00 GMT