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  • Weekend getaways: A guide to suburban B&Bs, historic hotels

     
    Crisp autumn temperatures and colorful fall foliage create an idyllic setting no matter where you travel. So why waste valuable time and money traveling to …...
  • Tonight: Discount tickets to ‘Satchmo at the Waldorf’

     
    Monday, Sept. 26: Tonight's performance of “Satchmo at the Waldorf,” the play about Louis Armstrong making its world premiere here in Orlando, is “industry night.” Tickets will be discounted to $12. Veteran local actor Dennis...
  • Satchmo SummerFest Kicks off in French Quarter

    Satchmo SummerFest Kicks off in French Quarter
    New Orleans - Louis Armstrong's birthday August 4th. That means it's time to celebrate Satchmo Summer Fest in the French Quarter. The event kicks off Friday with a fundraiser and wraps up Sunday with plenty of food and live music in between.
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Members Experience Headaches And Long Lines At Louis Armstrong International

    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Members Experience Headaches And Long Lines At Louis Armstrong International
    Hundreds of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority members tried to leave Louis Armstrong International all at the same time. That wasn't a good idea. It produced long lines, headaches and frustration. Some missed their flights. "This is unbelievable we put a lot...
  • Photographer To Jazz Greats Dead At 87

    Photographer To Jazz Greats Dead At 87
    He will go down as one of the greatest Photographers of our time. At one point in his much traveled life, Herman Leonard lived here in New Orleans. Singer Tony Bennet said, "No one photographs better than Herman Leonard. Leonard died Saturday outside...
  • The Valley Line: Orchestra brings the heat

    The Valley Line: Orchestra brings the heat
    For all of you summer lovers, at last you have been able to revel in the heat. The beginning of the week was exactly as August should be — HOT! Last Saturday night a sliver of a moon shone brightly with the planet Jupiter twinkling nearby, when...
  • 5 years after Katrina: New Orleans family now calls Central Florida home

    5 years after Katrina: New Orleans family now calls Central Florida home
    Inside the red-brick Oviedo home, a framed poster hangs by the front door with the words from a song recorded by Louis Armstrong: Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans. Theresa and Ron Haggerty know what it means to miss New Orleans. Theresa...
  • Clijsters Wins 1st US Open Match In Straight Sets

    Clijsters Wins 1st US Open Match In Straight Sets
    Defending champion Kim Clijsters struggled to find her footing on a windy day before recovering in time to win her 15th straight match at the U.S. Open. The second-seeded Belgian beat Hungary's Greta Arn 6-0, 7-5 in the first round Monday. She fell...
  • Extension 720 September 2010 Program Guide

    - September 1: Louis Armstrong once said,"If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know." On this program, Milt is joined by Chicago Tribune jazz critic, Howard Reich, author of Let Freedom Swing: Collected Writings on Jazz, Blues, and Gospel, and...
  • Section of East Bank Levee Closed To Pedestrians and Bicycles

    Section of East Bank Levee Closed To Pedestrians and Bicycles
    A portion of the East Bank levee will be closed to pedestrians and bicycles Thursday, Sep. 9 through Saturday, Sep. 11. No roadway traffic will be affected. The restricted area is located between Laitram Road and St. George Avenue. The closure is needed...
  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport Receives $6.2 Million AIP Grant

    Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport Receives $6.2 Million AIP Grant
    The New Orleans Aviation Board has received a $6.2 Million Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Discretionary Grant for its Terminal Apron Rehabilitation project. This project will rehabilitate the apron areas...
  • New Orleans Couple Charged In Superseding Indictment For Conspiracy, Obstruction Of Justice, And Lying To The FBI

    New Orleans Couple Charged In Superseding Indictment For Conspiracy, Obstruction Of Justice, And Lying To The FBI
    SEAN HUNTER, 44, and SHAUNA CROWDEN HUNTER, 31, both of New Orleans, Louisiana, were charged today in a nine-count Superseding Indictment for conspiracy, obstruction of justice, making false statements to the FBI, interstate transportation of a stolen...