New Orleans

Beyonce is gearing up for her big Super Bowl half-time performance in New Orleans and just came out singing the National Anthem live at the press conference to finally address the “lip-sync controversy” from the recent Presidential Inauguration. Listen by clicking on the link below or the image above. RELATED LINKS: Beyonce Belts Out National […]

Kirk Franklin has just been confirmed as co-host/perform at the 2013 Super Bowl Gospel Celebration coming Friday, February 1st to the University of New Orleans’ Lakefront Arena. Fantasia, Bishop Paul S. Morton, Lecrae and the NFL Players Choir under the direction of Myron Butler will also take the stage during the biggest sports event of […]

Hurricane Issac came ashore in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama late Tuesday evening and brought with it over two feet of water and a storm surge that was reportedly near 20 feet. In fact, there are reports that one of the levees was breeched near Plaquemines Parish in New Orleans, where rescue efforts are underway today […]

Tropical Storm Issac is now bearing down on the Gulf Coast gaining strength slowly and is now officially listed as a Category 1 Hurricane, expected to make landfall late tonight or early Wednesday. While the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Region brace themselves for the unknown, a sigh of relief in Tampa, Florida […]

UPDATE: The “Jerry Maguire” star Cuba Gooding JR turned himself into New Orleans Police, one day after disruption at The Old Absinthe Bar on Bourbon Street. Gooding faces battery charges for alledgely pushing a female bartender during a dispute at the Bourbon Street Bar on Tuesday around 3 a.m. Actor Cuba Gooding JR met with New […]

New Orleans is in the midst of a violent murder spree unlike anything the city has seen before or since Hurricane Katrina. SEE ALSO: Man Stabbed At Airport, Gets On Flight Anyway According to an excellent piece in today’s New York Times, New Orleans’ murder rate in 2010 was 10 times the national average, “long before […]

Six years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans and its surrounding communities, former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin says he regrets not calling a mandatory evacuation sooner in a candid sit-down interview with BET.com. According to Nagin, his outspokenness made him an easy target and a scapegoat in many situations. “I was […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Odyssey Records1012 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112-2506 When: 1992 What: Using a “call and response style” party vibe, Mardi Gras Indian chants and dance call-outs, TT Tucker and DJ Irv’s single helps to launch the N’Awlins sound known as “Bounce.” «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black […]

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in New Orleans on Tuesday blocked a six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling projects imposed in response to the massive Gulf oil spill.

NEW ORLEANS (AP)– The pre-dawn shucking of small mountains of oysters that is an age-old workaday ritual in New Orleans is coming to an end at the 134-year-old P&J Oyster Co., because of the oil spilling ominously offshore.

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From TIME.com: The marina of this Mississippi River Delta community usually teems with fishermen, oystermen and shrimpers. But the scene on Monday afternoon fell far short of that.