Topic: Mitch Landrieu
Fat Tuesday celebration expected to be largest since hurricane Katrina. New Orleans firms need big influx of Fat Tuesday tourists.
03/08/2011 07:37 am
Photos of the Day PHOTOS OF THE DAY 12/29
Difference Maker Children who lend a helping hand show they can make a difference and change the world
We highlight five kids and teens who are making a difference through volunteer opportunities, proving that helping hands can be child-sized too.
12/27/2010 11:11 am
Post-Katrina, New Orleans looks to diversify its economy beyond tourism. But plans for a mammoth biomedical facility mean historic homes will be relocated, or razed.
12/06/2010 04:40 pm
Dancing, singing, mourning, and crying mixed throughout New Orleans this weekend as the city showcased the progress made since Katrina and honored those who died.
08/30/2010 01:30 pm
President Obama spoke on the fifth anniversary of the day the Hurricane Katrina touched ground in the Gulf Coast. He also addressed the recent Gulf oil spill that continues to impact the region.
08/29/2010 07:06 pm
Conservation was never a top priority in New Orleans, but Katrina changed that. The city is now an incubator for new home building featuring natural resources and sustainable architecture.
08/28/2010 03:44 pm
Newly elected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu recently marked his first one hundred days in office by announcing one hundred Katrina recovery projects, including health clinics, criminal justice facilities, road reconstructions, public recreation, and more. Still, Landrieu says the city’s recovery will take another five years. Here are five critical areas of public policy which may determine whether New Orleans has a successful recovery by 2015.
08/28/2010 10:26 am
The Katrina floodwaters that drowned New Orleans caused many to wonder if the city could ever recover. Five years later, recovery is evident in spades. January's Super Bowl win helped set the tone for what recently elected mayor Mitch Landrieu is calling “the new New Orleans.” Here’s a look at four signs of progress that could be models for cities nationwide:
08/28/2010 09:07 am
Mitch Landrieu wasn't mayor of New Orleans when hurricane Katrina hit. But he is now, and at the five-year Katrina anniversary, residents are looking to him to move the city forward.
08/27/2010 01:03 pm