I have know for a few weeks that the series of reports done by Lee Zurik had been awarded the duPont award but it was nice to see it announced today. I heard the announcment via Twitter via @The_Gambit Nice to see new media spreading the news of old media around.
Work will begin this week on the resurfacing and sidewalk replacement on South Carrollton Avenue from Interstate 10 to St. Charles Avenue, a project expected to finish by August.
In a cost-cutting move, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin declared that all city buildings will be closed on Fridays. Supposedly, this will cut the city’s light bill and help the city meet its budget goals.
Here are the first 50 of the 300 houses going through 106 review before they are eligible to be demolished. The neighborhoods where these houses are located are
Carrollton aka Northwest Carrollton
You are encouraged to leave comments at this site as well as view the full list
Some of these properties may not end up being demolished but assume the worst.
Yesterday while driving down Earhart Blvd. I came across a demolition which was being performed with no dust mitigation.
I can’t even put into words now deeply saddened I was to hear of Pam’s passing. She spent much of her life both pre Katrina and especially post Katrina fighting to save our wetlands as well as the closure of the MrGo and the rebirth of the Lower 9.
I have been really fortunate over the last few years to have gone places I normally would not have gone. Earlier this year I went to New York to attend The Peabody Awards, I wrote a little bit about it here, including a scene with Jeanne- Claude and Christo.
I had first seen her in the elevator at the Waldorf while I was heading up to my room, it was like being in a box with a lit match.
For the last year Ariella Cohen and I have been working on the creation of a new investigative news site. The name, the design, the funding, the staff, the office, the endless meetings, the brick walls and the open doors, it all came together.
What: Blogging 101 Class: An Introduction to Blogging for the Utter Novice
When: Thursday, Nov. 12; 6:30 p.m.
I have been following the administrative adjudication process for many of our blighted and abandoned properties here in New Orleans, on March 31 2009 the property at 1600 S. Claiborne owned by FRIW CHKN LLC. was on the docket.