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In the News (Wed 17 Apr 19)

  New Orleans Independent Media Center
This article is taken from the new report compiled by the Institute for Southern Studies called, "Blueprint for Gulf Renewal," giving a voice to grassroots advocates calling for greater federal accountability in the Gulf Coast rebuilding process.
New Orleans' health care and education systems are still in crisis.
The City of New Orleans, under the leadership of Mayor Ray Nagin and the authority of the Housing Authority of New Orleans, had dismantled Resurrection City.
neworleans.indymedia.org   (1849 words)

  New Orleans Hornets sign backup guard Jannero Pargo for 2 more years - Wire Services - NBA - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New Orleans Hornets sign backup guard Jannero Pargo for 2 more years
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -Free agent Jannero Pargo agreed to a two-year contract with New Orleans as a backup guard.
This season will also mark the beginning of the Hornets' full-time return to New Orleans since the franchise was displaced to Oklahoma City by Hurricane Katrina, which struck before the 2005-06 season.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/20111535   (342 words)

The Jesuit Fathers of New Orleans had no parochial residence, but directed the Ursulines, and had charge of their private chapel and a plantation where, in 1751, they introduced into Louisiana the culture of the sugar-cane, the orange, and the fig.
On Good Friday, 21 March, 1788, New Orleans was swept by a conflagration in which nine hundred buildings, including the parish church, with the adjoining convent of the Capuchins, the house of Bishop Cirilo and the Spanish School were reduced to ashes.
In 1853 New Orleans was decimated by the worst outbreak of yellow fever in its history, seven priests and five sisters being among its victims.
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  New Orleans, Louisiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Orleans was founded by the French in 1718 and has played an important role in the history of the United States.
New Orleans is well known for its Creole culture and the persistence of Voodoo practice by a few of its residents, as well as for its music, food, architecture, and spirit of celebration.
The New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal is the central rail depot, and it is served by three trains: the Crescent to New York City, the City of New Orleans to Chicago, Illinois, and the Sunset Limited from Orlando to Los Angeles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Orleans   (6360 words)

 Encyclopedia: New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (aka Jazz Fest) is an annual celebration of the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana.
New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture.
Metairie Cemetery is a cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/New-Orleans,-Louisiana   (10200 words)

 New Orleans travel guide - Wikitravel
New Orleans, is the largest city (some 480,000 in the city, 1.3 million in the metropolitan area pre-Katrina) in Louisiana, as well as the state's top visitor destination.
New Orleans is known for a host of attributes like its famous Creole food, abundant alcohol, music of many styles, nearby swamps and plantations, 18th and 19th century architecture, antiques, gay pride, streetcars, museums.
New Orleans was not destroyed, but it was a severe blow, perhaps the worst to hit a U.S. city since the great San Francisco earthquake of 99 years earlier.
wikitravel.org /en/New_Orleans   (5842 words)

 City Of New Orleans
On February 1, the New Orleans City Council passed Ordinance number 22499 M.C.S. The Ordinance, authored by Councilwoman Cynthia Hedge-Morrell, amended and reordained Chapter 26 of the Code of the City of New Orleans, to add a new Section designated as Section 26-264, Condemnation of Public Safety and Welfare.
The City of New Orleans has begun issuing notification to property owners of structures, portions of structures, or partially or wholly collapsed properties that floated off their foundations, as a result of Hurricanes Katrina and/or Rita, and are now on public property including streets, sidewalks or rights of way.
The City of New Orleans Post-Disater Re-Entry Plan is designed to facilitate the procedures for gaining credentials for your Orleans Parish licensed company to have access rights for re-entry in the event of a city evacuation.
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 NewOrleans.com - Home
This is the site that has it all with the best New Orleans hotels, restaurants, food, nightlife, local music, festivals, Mardi Gras and much, much more!
Come visit New Orleans and see all this wonderful city has to offer.
The Voodoo Music Experience will be a three day ritual this year held at New Orleans City Park in front of the New Orleans Museum of Art on October 26th, 27th and 28th 2007.
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 New Orleans Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
New Orleans has long seduced with its Caribbean colour, sultry Southern heat, sweet-tasting cocktails and voodoo potions.
When To Go New Orleans' climate is influenced by its subtropical latitude and proximity to the Gulf of Mexico.
New Orleans is cleaning up and rebuilding after hurricane Katrina.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/north-america/usa/new-orleans   (491 words)

 Cruise Terminal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Port of New Orleans is one of the fastest growing cruise ports in the United States.
The Port of New Orleans is expecting to break the 1 million passenger mark by 2006.
Many cruise passengers decide to book a stay in New Orleans before or after their cruise so they can take advantage of tourism attractions, such as the historic French Quarter, Harrah’s Casino, the Aquarium of the Americas, the National D-Day Museum and countless live music clubs and world-class restaurants.
www.portno.com /cruise_term.htm   (164 words)

 New Orleans News
New Orleans residents are arming themselves in nation's murder capital
New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin has suggested that the slow recovery and rebuilding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina -- which has prevented many fl former residents from returning -- is part of a plan...
A former New Orleans police officer pleaded guilty Monday to one count of malfeasance in office on Monday and was sentenced to one year in jail.
www.topix.net /city/new-orleans-la   (846 words)

Mayor C. Ray Nagin today announced that residents in portions of New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward will be able to return to the city to visit their homes as of tomorrow, Wednesday, October 12, 2005.
The mission of the Bring New Orleans Back Commission is to work with the mayor to create a master plan by the end of the year that rebuilds New Orleans culturally, socially, economically, and uniquely for every citizen.
City Requiring All Employees To Check In After weeks of working to secure funds to make payroll, The City of New Orleans announced it has been forced to lay off up to 3,000 classified and unclassified City employees as a result of financial constraints in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
www.cityofno.com /portal.aspx   (551 words)

 New Orleans city guide, United States - Time Out Travel
New Orleans has a lot to live up to.
Your first stop in New Orleans should always be the French Quarter.
Although established by the French in 1718, the city was under Spanish rule longer and its distinctive look of lacy iron balconies and lush...
www.timeout.com /travel/neworleans   (204 words)

 The Battle of New Orleans
Distrustful of Jackson at first, citizens of New Orleans formed committees of public safety to protect their interests; they feared that Jackson would burn the city rather than surrender it.
This epaulette and the coat is a reproduction of the one worn by Lieutenant Philogene Favrot of the 44th United States Infantry Regiment in the Battle of New Orleans.
He later served as a drummer in the Mexican War of 1846-1848 and rallied New Orleans free men of color to form militia companies on behalf of the Confederacy at the outbreak of the Civil War.
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 New Orleans Apartments
New Orleans' soul is deep and spicy, with a unique blend of cultures, cuisines and celebrations that bring waves of tourists every year and keep residents tied to this colorful Southern city.
With a population of nearly half a million, New Orleans is the largest city in Louisiana.
It should come as no surprise that tourism and its related services are a major force in New Orleans' economy, and a huge source of jobs, with more than 7 million visitors coming to New Orleans each year (a lot of them for Mardi Gras, of course).
www.rent.com /rentals/louisiana/new-orleans-and-vicinity/new-orleans   (582 words)

 New Orleans Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Sometime during your visit to New Orleans, find a wrought-iron balcony, an oak-shaded courtyard, or a columned front porch and sit quietly, favorite beverage in hand, at 6 AM.
By noon, early-morning calm confronts big-city chaos: with all there is to see and hear and eat and drink and do, the old, mystical, weighty spirit in the city's air can at times be frustrating, seeming to prevent you and everyone around you from accomplishing anything too quickly or efficiently.
The spiritual and cultural heart of New Orleans is the French Quarter, where the city was settled by the French in 1718.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=new_orleans@110   (433 words)

 New Orleans recommended tours, attractions, and "don't miss" sights of New Orleans!
New Orleans food and music during a cruise down the Mississippi.
Founded in 1963, "The WAX" tells the fascinating story of New Orleans from her founding to the present day.
Experience New Orleans Dixieland Jazz in a show presented by The Louis Armstrong Society.
www.experienceneworleans.com /sights.html   (954 words)

 New Orleans, New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans Saints, Chevrole   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New Orleans Independent Media Center New Orleans residents looking for good news post-Katrina might look to the Anyone else in New Orleans who cares about housing rights is urged to come.
I truly believe New Orleans is the most medicated town in the world these days --and it's not WWL 4 New Orleans Features program guide, news, weather, sports, and message forums.
NEW ORLEANS — Combat operations are underway on the streets “to take this cityback” in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
eteamz.active.com /neworleans   (1440 words)

 New Orleans: jazz, blues and swing CD
New artists regularly learn from their predecessors, and inject those lessons with fresh energy and ideas.
New Orleans is also the latest addition to Putumayo’s successful series focusing on the rich musical heritage of Louisiana, including Kermit Ruffins, Louisiana Gumbo, Zydeco and Cajun.
In light of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana and Mississippi, Putumayo World Music is donating all of its proceeds from New Orleans and Mississippi Blues to relief efforts in the area through the end of the year.
www.putumayo.com /catalog/item.php?item_number=232   (492 words)

 Archives of New Orleans
Official municipal archives for the City of New Orleans (1769 to date); repository for Orleans Civil (1804-1926) and Criminal (1830-1931) Courts; map and photograph collection; card indexes to obituaries and news items in local newspapers (1804-1972); non-archival manuscripts, rare books, genealogy, and carnival collections.
New Orleans' most comprehensive collection archives, with almost four linear miles of documents from the founding of the city to the present.
The official archives of the university, the Louisiana State Supreme Court, the Orleans Parish School Board, and The Chamber/New Orleans and the River Region.
nutrias.org /gnoa/norepos.htm   (1219 words)

 New Orleans.Com - A Guide for Locals in New Orleans
Providing a wealth of information to Food Fest is New Orleans' leading food critic, Tom Fitzmorris.
Each edition includes a restaurant review, top-ten list, a recipe, and some thoughts on one aspect or another of the dining and cooking scene in New Orleans.
Even livelier is "Talk Food With Tom," an interactive message board on which foodies from all over the world ask and tell Tom about New Orleans eats.
sales.neworleans.com /press_food.html   (455 words)

 New Orleans French Quarter Hotel: Marriott New Orleans Hotel in the French Quarter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Experience a beautiful New Orleans French Quarter Hotel highlighting the unique spirit, rich culture, and distinct flavor of the Crescent City at the New Orleans Marriott.
Located at the edge of the historic French Quarter, this New Orleans hotel is steps away from Bourbon Street, Convention Center, the riverfront, and world-class restaurants that feature a variety of celebrity chefs.
Enjoy stunning views of downtown New Orleans and Mississippi River from this French Quarter hotel, as well as award-winning catering and event hosting abilities.
marriott.com /hotels/travel/msyla-new-orleans-marriott   (347 words)

 New Orleans Cemetery & Voodoo Pages
I was in New Orleans late Spring and took many new photographs.
Some basic New Orleans info on Voodoo tours, where to go, what to see, and more.
The New Orleans Cemetery & Voodoo pages have opened a Voodoo Bookstore in association with Amazon.com.
www.geocities.com /BourbonStreet/6157   (652 words)

 Amazon.com: Video: New Orleans (1947)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A newly arrived debutante, Miralee (Dorothy Patrick), arrives in New Orleans and falls first for the music and then for the roguish but ultimately gallant Nick.
When the musicians are featured, New Orleans is a frequent delight, with Armstrong as magnetic as always, and Holiday endearing.
For years I've wanted to see NEW ORLEANS, knowing that thestoryline wouldn't match the quality of the music, and now it is finally available...on DVD no less.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/6305820775?v=glance   (1223 words)

 New Orleans .com - Guide to New Orleans Hotels, Restaurants, Mardi Gras, Jazz Festival, French Quarter, Bourbon Street, ...
There's never a dull moment in New Orleans.
Sheltered behind antique shutters lies an urban oasis of relaxation on the edge of the French Quarter, where European charm meets New Orleans' grace and elegance.
It is likely that you will come across outdated material on many of these pages, as we focus our efforts for the time being on helping New Orleans Recover (http://new.neworleans.com).
www.neworleans.com /cgi-bin/oracle/hs.cgi   (254 words)

 New Orleans Online - Things to See and Do
Get information on the people and places that helped make New Orleans the city it is today.
New Orleans isn't just for grown ups anymore.
Learn about the people and cultures that helped shape the New Orleans we know and love.
www.neworleansonline.com /neworleans   (266 words)

 FrenchQuarter.com: The Essential Guide to New Orleans' Oldest Neighborhood
On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the region.
We're all still here and more eager than ever to show you what joi de vivre really means in New Orleans.
This is a clubhouse for grown-ups who enjoy a sophisticated atmosphere, good music, fine New World Creole/French food, and a bar well known for the best martinis (125 versions) single malt scotches, ports, reserved bourbons and premium cigars in the Quarter.
www.frenchquarter.com   (0 words)

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