It’s how the headlines should have read on Sunday morning. Or maybe “PEOPLE FINALLY VOTING IN LOUISIANA” considering we had a massive turnout of over 50% of all eligible voters in the run-off this past Saturday. Due to this, we have re-elected a Democrat Governor for the first time in over 40 years. And nationally […]
In October, Port Orleans Brewing Company teamed up with grocery chain Winn-Dixie for the “Lend a Helping Can” campaign to raise money for the Ochsner Cancer Institute. The campaign was overwhelmingly successful: on Thursday, November 14, the two businesses donated a total of $71,127 to the Ochsner Cancer Institute to help patients in their fight […]
What a difference a week makes! Following one of their more disappointing overall team efforts in last week’s stunning upset loss at home to the Atlanta Falcons, the New Orleans Saints got back on track yesterday afternoon, earning a 34-17 win over the division rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With the victory, the Black and Gold […]
The New Orleans Saints couldn’t have picked a worse time to turn in one of their most disappointing performances of the Sean Payton-Drew Brees Era in their 26-9 loss to the visiting Atlanta Falcons yesterday afternoon. While on the surface the disappointing loss doesn’t appear to have lessened the Black and Gold’s chances of making […]
It’s an unfortunate fact that state and local-level elections often pull in fewer voters than presidential elections. This is unfortunate because it is state-level elections that can either promote or fight against gerrymandering. As we head into Louisiana’s 2019 elections, the 2020 Census is only five months away. Those elected to the state legislature will […]
Within 24 hours of making a statement criticizing the conditions that led to the Hard Rock Hotel collapse, Delmer Joel Ramirez-Palma was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
“Team.” It’s a word that when defined in the dictionary, has multiple meanings either as a noun or a verb. But when it comes to the NFL and the sport of professional football, it’s a word that refers to a group of players that band together for a common cause or to achieve an ultimate […]
On Thursday, longtime Republican and Lifezette TV host Colonel (Ret.) Rob Maness dropped out of the Republican Party, citing the party’s support of Eddie Rispone’s run for Governor against John Bel Edwards. In a resignation letter that he turned into the St. Tammany Parish Republican Executive Committee, Maness stated that he has “a moral obligation” […]
On Election Day, John Bel Edwards attained nearly 47 percent of the vote, falling short of the 50 percent threshold he needed to win the election outright. The result wasn’t unexpected though. Pre-election polling showed Edwards with between 45-48 percent of the vote with Rispone and Abraham trailing. The actual election results showed Rispone with […]
For almost a century, Phillips Bar has been nestled on the corner of Maple Street and Cherokee; a charming and sophisticated spot that stands apart from others nearby.
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