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Ugly Murder in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (Gazette) — I cannot remember the last time I was in the lower 9th Ward of New Orleans. I always thought that they were a different species than myself living there. 158 more words


I Just Can't Remember

Inner Harbor Navigation Channel. That’s its formal name. Around here we call it The Industrial Canal. It is lined by a levee. Or, more accurately, a series of levees. 353 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Surviving with Armani

  • By Julie T. Lamana
  • Published April 8, 2014 by Chronicle Books

Some books just stick with you, and in a way that makes it hard to move on to other books because the characters are still lingering in your mind and whispering their lives to you long after the jacket is closed. 275 more words

Children's Lit

Like a Song

Like a song… like a Jimmy Buffett song. Maybe, “The Wino and I Know.” It has a line in it that goes something like, “Living my life like a song, and the wino and I know…” 297 more words

Ray Laskowitz

And, So It Goes...

I wrote the headline four times. I don’t know what to say except that I get to better work… you know, once again, the work is the prayer. 581 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Make Music NOLA!

Laura Patterson

Sure, most middle school students listen to hip hop music, and most probably dance to it, but how many students spend their summers learning to play hip hop music…on the violin? 543 more words

Early Music Education

Police and city respond to fatal hit-and-run of 9th Ward toddler

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Six blocks away is the closest reminder that North Claiborne Avenue is not a highway. The speed limit sign is posted nearly half-a-mile from 2-year-old Christian Glover’s home, a home where Tuesday night friends and family gathered to remember a life lost too soon. 365 more words