In a rather bizarre Facebook post, District 9 Metairie Republican State Senator Conrad Appel attacked Essence Fest, black people, and Democrats, writing on his Facebook page, “as another Essence Festival, or should I say Democrat love fest, ends I am left to wonder if the attendees really understand what they have embraced. The black population […]
Many city streets remain flooded after a morning thunderstorm dumped several inches of rain in New Orleans. Flooding in Broadmoor Posted by Big Easy Magazine on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 St.Claude Ave flooding Posted by Heather Hutton on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Just stay home… unless you’re going to Galatoire’s…🍸 Photo credit: Skip Bolen […]
Friday, July 5 was supposed to be payday for New Orleans city employees. However, Big Easy Magazine has received word that many of those employees, including those at the New Orleans Department of Transportation and the New Orleans Public Library, did not receive their paychecks this morning. According to an email sent out Friday morning […]
The New Orleans Police Department has arrested a person who was carrying what appeared to be an AR-15 near the Pride Parade route on Saturday.
Another legendary local has died. New Orleans and the world have lost another legend. Mac Rebennack better known as Dr. John died this morning. He truly was one of the greatest musicians this city has ever produced. It is a very sad day. pic.twitter.com/FhzN5cosWG — Eric Paulsen WWL-TV (@EPaulsenWWL) June 6, 2019 As reported by […]
For a few years now, Lee Circle has been statue-less and in need of a new name. Now, we may have a great idea on our hands. A new Change.org petition has popped up, wanting to turn the former Lee Circle in “Leah’s Circle”, after the recently passed away Leah Chase, famed New Orleans cook […]
As storms moved through the Baton Rouge area on Thursday, flash flood waters left neighborhood streets looking like rivers, with drivers stranded.
Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s office is urging New Orleans residents to prepare for heavy rain and the potential for flooding through Friday, June 7. On Wednesday, the National Weather Service (NWS) in New Orleans issued a flash flood watch for the greater New Orleans area, citing tropical moisture moving into the area. According to the NWS, […]
The expected opening of the Morganza Spillway has been pushed back to June 9th, the U.S. Corps of Army Engineers announced today. This will be the second time in its history (first being in 2011) that the spillway has required opening. In their release, the Army Corps announced a “slow release” would begin on June 6th, […]
In a rare Saturday Senate session, HB522 passed, granting New Orleans a new source of financial support.
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