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Monday, September 30, 2019

September 2019 is the driest September on record [ Local Stories]

We will be in record high territory over the next few days. We set a new record Monday at the Airport with a high of 93. The old record was 92 set in 1981. The record high Tuesday is 94 set in 1998. The forecast high is 93, but 94 is possible!~ The record high Wednesday is 92 set in 1952. The forecast high is 93 Wednesday. The record high Thursday is 92 set in 2004. The forecast high is 92 Thursday.



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STPSO: Three facing animal cruelty charges after dog appeared to have hind legs sawed off [ Local Stories]

A dog was found last week in a Slidell-area mobile home park with its hind legs removed, and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said three people are facing animal cruelty charges.



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September Record drought [ Local Stories]

Weak cold front is in sight Friday. Doesn't look like it will cool us down much, but we will have a better rain chance this weekend. Another cold front moves our way Monday, and looks to cool us down a bit for Tuesday next week.

Lorenzo has 105 mph winds. it's a very large hurricane. Hurricane force winds extend out 90 miles from the center, and tropical force winds extend out 310 miles from the center. Tropical and Hurricane Warnings posted for the Azores.

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Northshore Fall Fest Job Fair [ Local Stories]

Looking for a new job? A massive job fair is taking place this weekend in Mandeville.



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Parade Post Superior Seafood Pays Over $200,000 in Overtime Backpay and Damages - [Eater New Orleans - All]


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Company fined after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division

Uptown restaurant Superior Seafood, known for its oyster happy hour, frozen cocktails, and prime parade route placement, has paid out $238,300 in back wages and damages after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD).

The investigation found that the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by improperly calculating hours for employees and failing to pay overtime in cases it was required. The overtime rates it did pay were lower than those required by law, and the WHD also cited Superior Seafood for record-keeping violations. The DOL announcement says the back wages and damages paid went to 222 employees.

The folks behind Southeast Louisiana Mexican chain Superior Grill opened Superior Seafood in 2012, and the sprawling corner restaurant on St. Charles Avenue quickly became a Mardi Gras destination. Its daily 50 cent oyster happy hour is also known to draw crowds.

The news follows last week’s DOL announcement that New Orleans restaurant Jacques-Imo’s paid up after violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); Jacques-Imo’s apparently violated child labor laws (including one that resulted in the third-degree burn of a minor).

Eater has reached out to Superior Seafood for comment and will update this post if we hear back.

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In the Garden District, an Italianate mansion hits the market for $2.8M - [Curbed New Orleans - All]


A 19th-century brick home with bay windows and a center hall Two one-bedroom carriage houses are behind the main house.

It has not one, not two, but three units

In the early 1800s, The Garden District was laid out to accommodate the tastes of wealthy Anglo-American New Orleanians, who wished to distinguish themselves from the French Quarter’s wealthy Creole citizens. Their tastes for large lots, public parks, and then-trending Italianate architecture created the Garden District’s signature look. With its brick exterior, arched windows and doors, bays, and gardened palazzo, this Italianate mansion combines many popular features of its time.

Inside, however, the home feels up-to-date. White marble kitchen countertops juxtapose exposed brick walls, and the master bedroom suite has both a bay window and a glass enclosure shower. Other highlights include 16-foot ceilings, heart-of-pine floors, woodwork, and molding,

Another 19th-century feature that’s received a 21st-century twist? The former carriage houses have been converted into two one-bedroom, one-bathroom units, each with its own vibe. One feels airy, bright, and cottage-like, thanks to a row of French doors that overlook the courtyard and its tropical plants. The other includes exposed beams, brick walls, and a spiral staircase that give it a rustic and cabin-like vibe. There’s also another independent unit on the third-floor of the main house, and the listing suggests that it would make “a perfect mother-in-law suite.”

All in all, the manse covers 8,365 square feet and includes seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms. It’s asking $2,800,000.

Via: Tracey Moore of Reve Realtors

A formal, 19th-century living room with large windows, a fireplace, and molding
Original woodworking is present on the mantel.
A bedroom in a bay window with a ceiling fan and wood floors
The home is filled with natural light.

A bathroom with large cabinets and a fancy marble tub, plus a glass shower
The master bathroom is trimmed with marble and glass.
A graceful large rectangular pool surrounded by trees and large brick buildings
All units have views of the pool, which is surrounded by brick courtyards, palm trees, and elephant ears.

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Making Strides Walk [ Local Stories]

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is coming up in New Orleans. Whitney King and Kelli Bruno explain how you can get involved and what it means for breast cancer patients.



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New Vegan Cafe in Carrollton Aims to Hire Teens Aging Out of Foster Care - [Eater New Orleans - All]


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Nola Vegan Cafe opens tomorrow at 1923 Leonidas St.

A new vegan restaurant opening in the Carrollton neighborhood plans to hire teens aging out of the foster care system, as Gambit’s Rebecca Friedman reported Friday. Nola Vegan Cafe, from chef Sonya Brown Tillison, opens tomorrow, October 1 at 1923 Leonidas Street.

Brown Tillison has crafted a menu with all-vegan versions of classic cafe offerings like chickpea “tuna” salad, oyster mushroom po-boy, “crab” mac and cheese, and cauliflower tacos. Nola Vegan says it focuses on “brunch, lunch, and early dinner options,” and will also have weekly specials. Brunch items (also all vegan) include banana waffles, a breakfast platter made with tofu scramble and seitan sausage, “chick-un” and waffles, pancakes, and a breakfast sandwich.

Brown Tillison has been serving her vegan fare at pop-ups and catering gigs in New Orleans for the last year and a half. According to Gambit, she lived in foster care from ages 6 through 18, and after becoming a trained social worker founded an organization to help young people aging out of the foster care system with housing, education, and employment. She hopes to use her business to help teenagers aging out of foster care by hiring them to work in the cafe when they need jobs.

Starting tomorrow, Nola Vegan Cafe’s hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (serving weekend brunch 9 a.m. to noon); closed Monday.

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LaPlace steel mill lays off hundreds of workers Monday [ Local Stories]

Bayou Steel cuts all nonessential employees, according to laid off workers



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Plaquemines Parish gets $4 million for water infrastructure [ Local Stories]

The Department of Commerce says the money is being given to Plaquemines Parish to protect businesses from natural disasters.



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Homicide investigation underway after man dies in New Orleans East [ Local Stories]

Officers said they arrived to the 7900 block of Hayne Boulevard and found an unresponsive man.



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9 shrines and altars in New Orleans, mapped - [Curbed New Orleans - All]


An altar area in New Orleans in Saint Roch’s cemetery. There are red brick buildings on both sides of a path. There is a sign in front of the path that reads: Saint Roch’s campo santo. Corbis via Getty Images

A myriad of spiritual traditions and neigborhoods are represented in this tour.

A woman stands behind a gravestone which is shaped like a cross and has the word: blessed written on it. The woman is dressed in a black dress and has multiple necklaces. She is wearing black lipstick. Photo by Terry Gaskins
Kook Teflon stands behind a grave in Holt Cemetery

To Kook Teflon, an artist and high priestess of Hecate, altars represent the intersection of matter and focused human energy.

“Sometimes it’s a fine line—when does an altar turn into an art installation, and when does an art installation turn into an altar?” asked Teflon, who divides her time between Seattle and New Orleans. “If you do an art installation dedicated to a person who inspired you, that’s an altar.”

By this definition, New Orleans is a glittering bricolage of altars and bayous, where the nearest shrine might be inside your neighbor’s shotgun home—or your own.

“All you need for an altar is a 5-by-7 inch photo, a candle, and some candy,” said Teflon. “It doesn’t have to be this big extravagance. It’s just a thank you.”

Here are Teflon’s nine favorite places to express gratitude in New Orleans.


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WDSU Baby of the Day for September 30, 2019 [ Local Stories]

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Margaret's Weather Picture for September 30, 2019 [ Local Stories]

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Videocast: Highs near record levels, fall cold front [ Local Stories]

Videocast: Highs near record levels, fall cold front



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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Hot start to the week, low rain chances [ Local Stories]

Monday is the last day of September, and it will still be feeling like the middle of summer for the start of the week.



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Fans turned away from dome after falling victim to ticket scams [ Local Stories]

Ticket takers at the Superdome said ahead of the Saints vs. Cowboys game Sunday, they had to turn away numerous tickets because the bar codes were not legitimate.



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Saints have dome-field advantage against rival Cowboys [ Local Stories]

The New Orleans Saints have dome-field advantage against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.



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Drew Brees flexes, gives fans thumbs up during warmups [ Local Stories]

He ran to the sideline, gave a thumbs up to the crowd and flexed before continuing with his workout.



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Cowboys fans secondline through the French Quarter [ Local Stories]

It is no secret that Cowboys fans have been spotted all across the city ahead of the Saints vs. Cowboys game Sunday night.



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Taysom Hill talks strategy ahead of Cowboys game [ Local Stories]

Saints on 6 analyst and quarterback Taysom Hill remembers when the Cowboys ended the Saints' 10-game winning streak last year.



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Cowboy Fans on Bourbon Street [ Local Stories]

Cowboy fans took over Bourbon Street ahead of the big game against the Saints. They even held their own parade along the infamous street with Cowboys owner, Jerry Jones.



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Countdown to Kickoff: Saints vs. Cowboys [ Local Stories]

The Black and Gold kick will take on the Dallas Cowboys Sunday in the dome.



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City Park's Storyland reopens with new attractions [ Local Stories]

Grab the kids- Storyland in City Park reopened over the weekend.



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Mandeville fundraiser to honor fallen police Captain [ Local Stories]

Fundraiser is happening Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.



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Two rescued from sinking boat near Tiger Pass [ Local Stories]

Men held onto boat hull after boat capsized



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A hot Sunday with scattered rain [ Local Stories]

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sunday Night Football bus comes to New Orleans [ Local Stories]

The Sunday Night Football bus gives fans a special experience ahead of the Saints Cowboys game.



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12 Essential Boozy Brunches in New Orleans - [Eater New Orleans - All]


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From bloody Mary bars to bottomless cocktails

Brunch, that lazy, decadent meal that allows for sleeping in late and languishing over a full plate for hours, is still an ideal way to start the day. Add in generous pours of boozy cocktails and bottomless mimosas, and life is very good.

For the hottest new brunch menus in New Orleans, head over to this map.

Don’t see your favorite boozy brunch spot? Leave a comment or send Eater a tip.


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Parts of St. James Parish under boil water advisory [ Local Stories]

The advisory was issued Saturday for water customers in the Hwy 18/Magnolia area down Hwy 20 into South Vacherie.



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Hot tailgating weather ahead of Saints game [ Local Stories]

Tailgating in the afternoon, temperatures will be in the low 90s, and only slightly cooler by kickoff.



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Service Academy Day [ Local Stories]

Louisiana's congressmen team up to spread awareness about the United States' military branches and what it takes to serve the country.



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Where to Find the Best 24-Hour Eats in New Orleans - [Eater New Orleans - All]


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Sometimes the midnight meal is the most important of the day

Even kitchens that stay open late eventually close. That’s when it’s critical to know where the 24/7 eateries lurk, the places that can satisfy a hunger at even the most inopportune times. This list is Mecca for industry shift workers and anybody looking for a place to soak up a long evening of cocktailing.

Is this the best food in New Orleans? Unlikely, as these anti-trend dive bars don’t promise fancy. But they do dish rib-sticking eats to satisfy hungry customers around the clock, and that’s a beautiful thing.

This map is arranged by neighborhood, not by ranking.


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Louisiana gets low score from debt watchdog organization [ Local Stories]

Louisiana scored poorly in an annual analysis of states' financial health by a national government watchdog group.



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Mississippi gets $1.25M to evaluate spillway effects on dolphins, sea turtles [ Local Stories]

The federal government says at least 310 dolphins have been stranded since February from Louisiana to the Florida panhandle.



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Friday, September 27, 2019

Hot weather continues into October [ Local Stories]

And then there was one. Karen is no longer. Lorenzo is still a Cat 3 hurricane with winds of 120 mph. Moving NNW 9 mph in the Central Atlantic. Lorenzo is forecast to move close to the Azores by Wednesday. After that it will move over cooler waters and deal with wind shear. It will then lose its tropical characteristics.

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Hotel Hope emergency housing report card [ Local Stories]

55 mothers and 115 children assisted with housing crisis



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Slight rain chance Saturday [ Local Stories]

And then there was one! The last advisory is written on Karen. The system is now a trough of low pressure. Lorenzo is still a major hurricane with winds of 125 mph. Moving NNW 12 mph. Forecast to move close to the Azores Tuesday into Wednesday with winds of 105 mph. Eventually Lorenzo will be moving into cooler waters and dealing with stronger winds aloft.

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Therapy program helps people in New Orleans with chronic pain [ Local Stories]

Ochsner Baptist therapy program helps people with chronic pain



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Family, friends, community say goodbye to fallen Mandeville Captain Vinnie Liberto [ Local Stories]

Family, friends, community say goodbye to fallen Mandeville Captain Vinnie Liberto



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WDSU Editorial: Brees, Bridgewater an inspiring story unfolding in New Orleans [ Local Stories]

Like the lyrics of a great gospel, folk or country music song, we’re always moved by the awesome stories that sports produces.



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NOFD responds to chemical spill [ Local Stories]

A Norfolk Southern tank car derailed and spilled a non-hazardous substance called synthetic precipitated siliica.



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St. John aunt arrested after confrontation with niece's bully [ Local Stories]

A St. John woman was arrested after a confrontation with a 7th grade girl she says was bullying her niece.



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Where to Drink Cocktails Right Now in New Orleans - [Eater New Orleans - All]


The Loa Sangria from Gris Gris | Katherine Kimball/Eater NOLA

The hottest places to imbibe

New Orleans has no shortage of excellent places to imbibe. Consider this map a guide to the hottest bars of the moment, so only places that have opened, undergone a major change, or added something noteworthy recently.

New to the heatmap this fall is in the French Quarter, Bywater’s the Domino, and Claret Wine & Cocktail Bar in the LGD.

We’ll assume the readership already knows how to get their Cure, French 75, Latitude 29, and Twelve Mile Limit on. You can always check out the Essential Bar Map for more suggestions on the city's best watering holes.

Happy drinking, and as always, feel free leave a comment or send a tip .


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Patron Saint of Jazz Fest, A film by Christopher Stoudt [DNO]



Patron Saint of Jazz Fest is a loving look at the colorful fans, vibrant culture, and soulful music that make up the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The film follows three Jazz Fest “die-hards” who experience the festival with such joy and obsessive fervor that attending Jazz Fest has become not just a fun annual tradition, but a soul-nourishing act bordering on religious devotion.

Patron Saint of Jazz Fest from DNO on Vimeo.

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NOPD says it has solved almost all crimes during violent weekend [ Local Stories]

After a violent weekend in New Orleans last week, the New Orleans Police Department announced that it has solved almost all of the crimes.



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3 students arrested, teacher injured in fight at H.L. Bourgeois High School [ Local Stories]

The resource officer began breaking them up and was joined by school personnel who assisted.



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Weeklong early voting period in Louisiana election starting [ Local Stories]

Early voting opens Saturday in Louisiana's Oct. 12 statewide election, with the governor's race at the top of the ballot.



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The first Empowerment and Policy Conference begins [ Local Stories]

The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus and the Urban League of Louisiana put on the first Empowerment and Policy Conference.



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Orleans Assessor addresses city council [ Local Stories]



In the wake of soaring property valuations, Orleans Parish Assessor Erroll Williams went before the City Council today to explain why so many owners are seeing bigger numbers this year. That means they can expect higher tax bills next year.



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Kenan Thompson discusses record-breaking stint on 'SNL' [ Local Stories]

Kenan Thompson is in his record-setting 16th season as a cast member on Saturday Night Live.



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Saints superfan "Soul Saint" has charitable heart [ Local Stories]

You don't have to look far, just keep your eye out for the color of his gloves.



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What does it take to make the perfect bowl of gumbo? [ Local Stories]

Lizzua's gumbo expert named "Roadrunner" explains.



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Hammond man arrested after causing disturbance on elementary school campus [ Local Stories]

A man was arrested on Midway Elementary's campus after he initiated a disturbance with a woman while attempting to drop off her children at school.Jones was taken into custody and charged with disturbing the peace.



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Margaret's Weather Photo 9/27 [ Local Stories]

Margaret's Weather Photo Sept. 27.



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WDSU Baby of the Day 9/27 [ Local Stories]

WDSU's Baby of the Day for September 27, 2019.



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Funeral for Mandeville officer underway [ Local Stories]

Funeral services are underway for a Mandeville officer killed in the line of duty last week.



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Where Y'at Picks 9/27 [ Local Stories]

Where Y'at magazine's entertainment picks for the weekend of Sept. 27.



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Friday Videocast: Highs near record levels, tropics update [ Local Stories]

emperatures will remain above average as the first weekend of fall unfolds.



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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Record high possible Friday [ Local Stories]

Weather looks great for the Gretna Heritage Festival Friday. It's going to be a hot day with highs in the low 90s. The record high Friday is 93 set in 1955. We may tie that. There will be a bit of a breeze with winds SE 10-15 mph. Another hot day is forecast Saturday. Partly cloudy skies are forecast with highs in the low 90s and a slight rain chance. Winds SE 10-15 mph. Hot again Sunday. Highs will be in the low 90s. Weather cooperates for the Saints game. We will end the month in record heat territory and possibly the driest ever.

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Bringing Carnegie Hall into prison walls [ Local Stories]

Pianist Eric Genuis is on a mission to bring hope to those who are hopeless



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Grand Isle State Park officials remind visitors no nudity [ Local Stories]

Grand Isle State Park officials are reminding visitors to keep their clothes on.



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Longtime Haven for New Orleans Vegans Closes After Nine Years on Magazine Street - [Eater New Orleans - All]


The yellow brick exterior of a storefront with a bright green hanging sign that says “Superfood Bar” Superfood Bar on Magazine Street, now closed | Josh Brasted/Eater NOLA

Superfood Bar closed this week

After nine years as a top New Orleans destination for raw, vegan, and gluten-free food, Superfood Bar closed its doors on Magazine Street this week, as announced by owner Joseph Stone via Instagram.

Stone opened the health-food hub first as a walk-up counter on Magazine Street in 2010, serving strictly raw food items and pressed juices. Two years later he partnered with chef Amie Havens and expanded to a small cafe, also on Magazine, broadening Superfood’s offerings to include breakfast, lunch, and non-raw options.

Aiming to craft nutrient-dense food that is only “incidentally vegan,” Superfood Bar served an array of colorful smoothies, cold-pressed juices, salads, bowls, and wraps. The pair were known for a commitment to ingredients, or maybe as much for what they didn’t use — anything dried, frozen, juiced, pasteurized, or any kind of sugar or flours.

Stone opened a second location of Superfood Bar in Denver two years ago that remains open. Eater reached out to Stone, who now lives in Boulder, about future plans for Superfood Bar in Colorado and will update this post if we hear back.

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Police report: WWL radio claims homophobic slur was sent by radio host [ Local Stories]

A WWL radio host who was the target of a homophobic slur tweeted from the station's Twitter account has been accused of sending the slur himself, according to a complaint filed with the New Orleans Police Department by the radio station.



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16 Essential New Orleans Bakeries - [Eater New Orleans - All]


Pastries from La Boulangerie | Josh Brasted/Eater NOLA

Oh sweet, sweet carbs

Carb and sugar lovers, rejoice. This map is for you.

The New Orleans baking tradition goes back at least to 1722, when a map of the city referenced a baker called Bellegarde. By the early 1900s, New Orleans had over 100 bakeries, but industrialization and the advent of grocery stores changed that soon after.

In recent years, bakeries in New Orleans have multiplied — and become more diverse. Think of this list as a snapshot of the excellent bakeries New Orleans has to offer. All the bakeries here have some variety, not just sweets and not just breads, with a few notable exceptions.

A word of caution: Remember that bakers rise before the sun, and generally close up shop in the afternoon, so do check hours.

Not seeing your favorite sweet spot on this list? Share the love by leaving sending us a tip or leaving us a comment. As usual, this list is not ranked, but organized by geography.


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Locals celebrate Women's Health and Fitness Day [ Local Stories]

Representatives tell us how to celebrate Women's Health and Fitness Day.



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Disney Cruise line expanding voyages in New Orleans [ Local Stories]

Sailings for 2020 booked quickly last year for limited engagements from New Orleans to the Caribbean.



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Second TV debate coming Thursday in Louisiana governor race [ Local Stories]

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and his two main Republican challengers are set to spar in their second statewide TV debate, two days from the start of early voting.



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Mississippi reports first vaping-related death. [ Local Stories]

First Mississippi vaping-related death reported.



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Father, son graduate OPSO academy together [ Local Stories]

A special duo graduated the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office this week.



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NOPD searching for woman who left group home [ Local Stories]

On Tuesday, police say Angela Slay left her group home and did not return.



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Uh-Oh - [OffBeat Magazine]


As many of our readers know, earlier this year GNO, Inc. commissioned a study to determine the economic impact of music on New Orleans and to create a strategy for developing our music industry. This means that the firm that was hired to do the study, Sound Diplomacy, was commissioned to recommend ways to create music industry jobs in New Orleans. GNO, Inc.’s job is to create jobs in the metropolitan area.

This would mean, for example—and in the context of the study that’s underway—that Sound Diplomacy’s report would be to identify possible strategies to bring new “music businesses” to New Orleans. We’re not talking about musicians: we all know we have an abundance of musicians who already live here, and we continue to attract new musicians to town.

What we’re talking about here is how to attract music industry jobs from outside New Orleans into our metropolitan area. It’s well-known that we have the musicians; we don’t have the infrastructure to support musicians: consistent educational resources, entertainment/IP attorneys; publishing houses, publishers, commercial music production; entities that specialize in the very industry-specific music business, such as banks and angel investors who understand and can evaluate and develop financial strategies; performance rights organizations; booking agents; managers; artist developers; record labels; tour managers.

Now, this is not to say that these businesses don’t already exist here. They do. They’ve been operating here for a very long time. But we do know that whenever a band has reached a certain level, their support infrastructure—management, booking agencies, publishing, even recording—is not usually in New Orleans.

Is this because the business infrastructure doesn’t exist here? Well, not exactly. You can find a recording studio, or an attorney, or a booking agent here. But the fact is that the people in New Orleans are few and far between and many of them simply do not have the expertise or the network of contacts that it takes to be most effective for their clients.

I’ve heard many bands say that they wanted an attorney who was highly skilled at contracts, who knew all the potential ins and outs of a good (or bad) deal. And they head to New York or Los Angeles to find one.

Is this because we don’t have the expertise here? We do, but instead of 200 attorneys who know their stuff, there may only be three or four. When I first became involved in learning about the music industry over 30 years ago, to my knowledge there was only one attorney who had any experience in music business. Now there are a lot more. So why don’t local musicians use these attorneys? Do they now know about them? Or were they recommended by a manager from outside? This isn’t an easy thing to figure out.

I’ve long been a proponent of creating a music business infrastructure here, and tried (and am still trying) to make that happen. But, as I’ve written many times before, New Orleans is not ever going to a Nashville, a New York, a Los Angeles or an Austin.

Unless we can determine how to create a critical mass of music industry professionals here who have the worldwide contacts and networks that professionals in the big “music towns” have, we are wasting our time.

First, determining what we want our music industry to look like five to 10 years from now is crucial. This means figuring out the unique selling proposition (USP) to concoct that critical mass is key. In my opinion, it’s probably just plain and simple—it’s New Orleans itself. Get some key music industry professionals to not only move here (to party, go to Jazz Fest, or retire), but to actually practice professionally here. What incentives are in place to do that?

Obvious to me is that we do not have the “connective tissue” of an industry that exists in other music business cities. Networking is minimal. The right hand consistently doesn’t know what the left hand is doing, which is just ridiculous. We desperately need a legitimate high-tech, seriously-funded business incubator that’s specific to the music industry. We need a Mayor and City Council and a wide swath of the business community that understands that well-thought-through recommendations and financial development and real incentives—tax and otherwise—are crucial to establishing New Orleans’ reputation for a serious music industry. I can tell you that the vast majority of our business leaders do not have a clue on how the music business works, nor do they want to know. New Orleans, as far as they are concerned, is still a place where music is the backdrop to the ongoing party. Anyone who’s been in the music business knows that it’s a very serious business indeed. I can say the same thing about almost all governmental officials in the city and the state. Look past the party at the reality of the business of music.

We need a way for our music business professionals and musicians to communicate with each other and know how to reach each other. By the way, OffBeat published a print version of a Louisiana Music Directory for over 15 years, and an industry newsletter that connected professionals here. I’m told that it’s missed and that we need it, so we intend to revive it digitally soon. I certainly hope that Sound Diplomacy and GNO Inc. might assist us in re-establishing the directory.

Another issue is that the politics in New Orleans has always favored hiring political friends rather than capable, informed, networked and dedicated individuals. It’s a sad truth.

I’m very concerned about the current study underway that’s being conducted by Sound Diplomacy. Please understand that OffBeat has always worked diligently to support and develop the local music industry. I am hopeful that the $150,000 study being conducted by Sound Diplomacy is not a political boondoggle that’s going to waste a great opportunity to do some real work to develop our music business infrastructure. I’ve been disappointed that Sound Diplomacy hasn’t spoken more to the many music businesses who have been in the trenches for a lot of years to determine what really needs to—or really can be—done.

Unfortunately, I just read a scathing critique of a Sound Diplomacy study recently produced over a three-year period for the city of Vancouver, BC. The author of this piece, Kirk LaPointe, is an established business writer who also ran for Vancouver’s mayor.

“This study was a ‘nothing burger’ the day it came out,” said LaPointe. “There are a lot of aspirations, ‘explorations,’ and such in the study, but the charge for the consultants was to make recommendations, and that didn’t happen. How can incentives be created to create actual change? There are many concrete things that could have been recommended. Propose something the [city] council will look at and agree to do. There’s just no call to action.”

Making usable recommendations means that the consulting group not only has a grip on the problems to be solved, but on the community that’s being affected and the political factors that are going to have the most impact on actually getting things done. We don’t need aspirations and explorations; we need thoughtful recommendations based on local research that will lead to tasks that can actually be accomplished, and a way to accomplish them. We need to establish a goal and to determine concrete ways to get to the goal.

Please, no BS or boilerplate. We’ve waited too long for this.

The post Uh-Oh appeared first on OffBeat Magazine.


Source: OffBeat Magazine


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An Esplanade Avenue two-bedroom with a leafy courtyard wants $599K - [Curbed New Orleans - All]


So much exposed brick, so many French doors

Located on Esplanade Avenue, at the edge of the French Quarter, this circa-1834 townhome has been divided into condos that share access to a courtyard. Among the highlights of its long history: according to the Historic New Orleans Collection, the masonry building was once owned by 19th-century chess master Paul Morphy’s father, Alonzo. Just a fun fact to toss out at parties.

Speaking of parties, this three-story condo is set up to accommodate their flow, thanks to a semi-open living area that clusters the kitchen, living area, and dining nook around a weathered brick fireplace. Double French doors open to the courtyard.

These motifs continue upstairs in the master bedroom, where a row of French doors opens to a cast-iron railing, and a fireplace presides. Highlights include wooden floors, exposed brick walls, and high ceilings.

By contrast, the renovated bathrooms are sleek and minimal. Understated gray marble and a glass enclosure shower/tub maximize the narrow space. All in all, the home has two bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms. It covers 1,348 square feet.

The asking price is $599,000.

Via: Ansley Seaver Marshall of McEnery Residential

A room with brick walls, French doors, a rug and a modern painting
A kitchen with gray cabinets, track lighting and brick walls
An unfurnished bedroom with open double doors, a brick accent wall and a white fireplace
 A fancy modern bathroom with gray marble and lots of mirrors, plus two square sinks

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Water will be cut off overnight in parts of St. Tammany Parish [ Local Stories]

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Hot weather for the rest of the month [ Local Stories]

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8 amazing spots housed in repurposed NOLA churches - [Curbed New Orleans - All]


A large white church with a porch. There are trees in front of the church.

Former houses of worship find new life and 21st-century appeal as yoga studios, theaters, restaurants, and more

Although church services are one of many things millennials have been accused of killing, Catholicism looms large in New Orleans (see also: Mardi Gras, Voodoo, St. Joseph’s Day, Saints football). Our landscape is dotted with gorgeous cathedrals, including the oldest one in the U.S.

Many of these churches have been decommissioned, abandoned, re-envisioned, and renovated in recent years. They’ve become beautiful public spaces that fill the very human need to connect with one’s community and/or higher power. Here are a few to check out.


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Court Orders Jacques-Imo’s to Pay $55,000 for Violating Child Labor Laws - [Eater New Orleans - All]


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The Department of Labor says the famous restaurant violated the Fair Labor Standards Act

Longtime New Orleans Cajun-Creole restaurant Jacques-Imo’s has paid out over $55,000 for violating multiple child labor laws of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), according to a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announcement made yesterday, September 24.

WHD investigators found the Oak Street restaurant employed a 13-year old, made juveniles work over permitted hours, and had them perform dangerous jobs. The 13-year old (the minimum employment age is 14), suffered third-degree burns while carrying a vat of hot oil from the deep fryer, which a minor is also prohibited from doing by the FSLA if the oil’s temperature exceeds 100 degrees.

This minor, along with a 15-year old employee, were also found to have worked beyond the hours permitted for employees less than 16 years old, including working more than 40 hours per week, more than 8 hours on a non-school day, and more than 3 hours on a day when school is in session.

Eater has reached out to Jacques-Imo’s for comment and will update this post if we hear back.

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Uptown mansion heads to auction next month - [Curbed New Orleans - All]


A two-story mansion with columns and a balcony on a shady grass lot. Situated on an oversized corner lot, the manse welcomes visitors with leaded glass front doors.

Previously listed for $2.8M, the 8,064-square-foot property will sell without reserve

If you can pony up a $100,000 bidder deposit, you can throw your name in that hat to buy this Uptown mansion, which sits on State Street, a block off St. Charles Avenue. Previously listed for $2,775,000, the property will sell without reserve—generating the kind of excitement reserved for super-high Powerball jackpots (and, let’s face it, the chance of scoring this mansion for a song are almost equally slim). Bidding opens October 15 on Concierge Auctions and closes October 18. In the meantime, let’s take a look at what the lucky high bidder will receive.

The 8,064-square-foot home has five bedrooms and seven-and-a-half bathrooms spread out across four floors. Designer and contractor Michael Carbine oversaw a major renovation project in 2013. The abode includes his signature mix of antique (crystal chandeliers, crown molding, leaded French doors, pocket doors, wood-burning fireplaces) and modern elements (surround sound, wet bars, an outdoor dining area).

Looking for a wood-paneled study hung with deer heads in which to savor your post-dinner cigar and cognac? This house has one. Do you need a private suite in which to house a live-in maid, chef, or nanny? It’s on the first floor (there’s a separate guest suite on the fourth floor—no need to choose). You’ll also find a walk-in closet as big as some studio apartments, not one but two wet bars, and an outdoor dining room on the terrace (for times when the formal dining room feels too stuffy).

There’s more—a lot more—and you can view it during a preview event September 26.

Via: Carmen L. Duncan of RE/MAX New Orleans Properties

Formal dining room with large crystal chandelier and medallion, plus eight-person table
Crown moldings and a ceiling medallion frost the formal dining room.
A kitchen with beige cabinets, large lantern pendants, and an island.
The kitchen is a study in muted beige tones and glossy marble. It includes a walk-in pantry and five burner gas cook top.
A bedroom with a queen bed, two windows showing treetop views, and beige carpet.
The chandelier motif continues in the master bedroom, which includes balcony access.
An in ground pool surrounded by tiles and grass and trees.
Trees surround the pool, covered terrace, and hot tub, providing privacy and greenery.

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