Bernette Johnson Becomes First African-American Chief Justice of Louisiana Supreme Court

The highest court in Louisiana has a new Big Chief. Justice Bernette Johnson was sworn in today…

French Quarter Fest Rolls Out Lineup, 30th Anniversary Celebration

And it begins!  The New Orleans festival season is upon us, and one of the highlights…

Thunder Wreck Hornets, 119-74

It’s hard enough to play in Oklahoma City with a rested, injury-free roster. Going the day…

Hannibal Lokumbe Cries Freedom Again at CAC

On Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2, composer, trumpeter, poet and artist Hannibal Lokumbe will…

Jindal on Sequester: ‘It’s Only 3 Percent!’

In a series of tweets responding to concerns over the coming "sequestering" deadline, Gov. Bobby Jindal has…

Fryday By Lantern Light: ‘Chopped’ Chefs Come Together for Benevolent Fish Fry

Meat-free Fridays get some small screen glamour as local chefs who have starred on the Food Network…

Food Truck Roundup

The food truck movement is rolling closer to reform.   The office of Councilmember at Large Stacy…

Voting Rights Act Faces Heat from Supreme Court

A major provision of the law designed to take racism out of the voting process may be struck…

Today in New Orleans: 2.28.13

It’s not the weekend yet, but that’s no reason to stay in tonight. Enjoy a record…

Oil Spill Cleanup Underway off Plaquemines Parish

Oil that is leaking from an abandoned wellhead off the coast of Plaquemines Parish is flowing at a…