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Regional leaders at a Gulf Coast Restoration Summit said they're relieved that Congress passed the RESTORE Act in June. But they're unsure when money from RESTORE, which devotes 80 percent of BP's Clean Water Act fines for the 2010 spill to Gulf states, will be available.
As freshmen walk out of the dorms they've freshly decorated and into their first university classes, enjoying their newly-found freedom, they are aware that their first week in school might be a different but not unique one.
As we wait to see what effect Isaac will have on the Army Corps of Engineers $10 billion-plus "hurricane risk reduction system" in New Orleans, I can't help thinking about last week's news from levees.org. When government adopts efficiency as its top priority, decisions like the Corps' get made. And people die.
The plan was to drop my son off at college this weekend and come home to write about my newly emptied nest. But then Isaac turned toward New Orleans, and my goal of being a laid back, non-helicoptering mother turned into something else, too.
The White Buffalo Prophecy, handed down for 19 generations within the Lakota Tradition, has continued to unfold in magical ways that paint a positive future for humanity.
1 - Rank of New Orleans in fastest growing US cities between 2010 and 2011.
As I sit in the sweltering heat of a poorly-ventilated meeting room, facing a man who cannot even wipe the sweat from his forehead with his hands cuffed and chained to his waist, I wonder if this is really going to make New Orleans a safer place.
Is art ready for its locavore moment? The Drop, a new project from New Orleans non-profit Pelican Bomb, is pioneering a buy-it-local policy for contem...
Ibiza is the party capital of the world, where sleep is reserved only for the weak and dancing for anyone who believes they look good doing it.
Could you live for a month relying on the generosity of strangers for food, shelter, transportation, and even showers, with no money and no help from friends or family? That's what Joseph Garner attempted to do in his documentary Craigslist Joe.
Like everything else, where you hang out depends on where you live. Using Census data, we found the metros with the highest density of restaurants and bars.
It's not that I condone lying. But there is something wonderfully freeing about wandering the streets of an unknown city; to find yourself with an utterly blank slate.
President Barack Obama spoke to donors this week at the House of Blues in New Orleans, complete with the call and response I remember from the last presidential election.
It's time to take a bite out of summer.