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Charters transform New Orleans schools, and teachers

Aug 12, 2015
Why the city's instructors are younger, whiter and less traditionally trained.
Posted In: New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, schools

The story of New Orleans' recovery in one business

Aug 11, 2015
8 1/2 years after Katrina, Circle Food reopened. Get your green bell peppers here!
Posted In: New Orleans, Food, flood
People gather in the community that was formerly the St. Bernard housing projects, which flooded during Hurricane Katrina, on May 10, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The projects have been transformed into what is now known as Columbia Parc at the Bayou D

A public housing project reborn in New Orleans

Aug 10, 2015
Ambitious mixed-income development with an emphasis on education has its critics.
Posted In: New Orleans, Columbia Parc, Housing, housing project

How independent businesses kept New Orleans afloat

Aug 10, 2015
After Katrina, small retailers shook off the devastation and got back to work.
Posted In: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, independent businesses
Louisiana fishermen say seafood is safe to eat, five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but the size of the catch is way off. Oyster prices have tripled. Bags of oysters at P&J Oyster House in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

After oil spill, Gulf seafood industry is recovering

Apr 9, 2015
The reputation for good seafood is back, but the old quantity is not.
Posted In: seafood, New Orleans, bp oil spill, Gulf oil spill

A motorcycle design for the history books

May 20, 2014
Funded by a patronage-type system modeled on, well, history.
Posted In: manufacturing, motorcycles, New Orleans, art

In New Orleans, learning music by watching the feet

Feb 10, 2014
An app to helps others learn music.
Posted In: Music, New Orleans, jazz, music education

Tech on the bayou: Louisiana and New Orleans make a play for start-ups

Jan 24, 2014
Technology is so integrated with all industries these days that tech companies can locate almost anywhere. New Orleans is pushing its advantages.
Posted In: technology, Bayou, Louisiana, New Orleans

As New Orleans comes back, some neighborhoods boom, others stay blighted

Dec 5, 2013
As New Orleans and its economy attract more college-educated residents, gentrification comes to once-poor neighborhoods on high ground.
Posted In: New Orleans, gentrification, housing market

Louisiana agency takes on oil industry over damage to delta

Aug 29, 2013
The levee board for the New Orleans region sued oil companies over their damage to delta wetlands that are a protective buffer against storm surges.
Posted In: New Orleans, levee, Oil

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