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New Orleans film industry likely reopens by July, see coronavirus protocols to expect

from NOLA.com: New Orleans film industry likely reopens by July, see coronavirus protocols to expect, more BY KEITH SPERA | STAFF WRITER PUBLISHED MAY 31, 2020  1 of 7 NO.russellcrowe.liv.adv The crew of ‘Unhinged,’ a movie starring Russell Crowe, breaks down a camera to shoot…

If you want a good tour, go with these folks.

If you want a good tour, go with these folks. We took both the Cemetery/Voodoo Tour and the Haunted French Quarter Tour, and both were excellent.   Lloyd, our guide on the Cemetery/Voodoo Tour, was a great storyteller – he was concise and entertaining, and conveyed history and fact with aplomb. The tour went through…

As camp nears, Drew Brees says the impact of his anthem comments ‘completely broke my heart’

from NOLA.Com: As camp nears, Drew Brees says the impact of his anthem comments ‘completely broke my heart’ BY ROD WALKER | STAFF WRITER PUBLISHED AUG 1, 2020 

Solving Yellow Fever Riddle Took Years of International Collaboration by Richard Campanella

Solving Yellow Fever Riddle Took Years of International Collaboration Richard Campanella Geographer, Tulane School of Architecture Contributing writer, “Geographies of New Orleans,” Times-Picayune/ New Orleans Advocate Published in the Times-Picayune/ New Orleans Advocate, June 8, 2020 How will COVID-19 end? Decisively, with a vaccine, or slowly, with herd immunity? Will it downshift to a recurring…

Why are so many New Orleans restaurants re-opening now? For some, it’s ‘desperation’

Why are so many New Orleans restaurants re-opening now? For some, it’s ‘desperation’ NOLA.COM BY IAN MCNULTY | STAFF WRITER MAY 1, 2020  1 of 2 ashleyhansen Ashley Hansen, third-generation proprietor of Hansen’s Sno-Bliz in New Orleans, on a trial run of curbside sno-balls the…

What can save restaurants? Melvin Rodrigue has an answer after meeting with Trump

What can save restaurants? Melvin Rodrigue has an answer after meeting with Trump BY IAN MCNULTY | STAFF WRITER 1 of 2 NO.galatoiresfirstday.015.jpg Chairs line a back hallway that are used when the dining room is configured with all the tables at Galatoire’s Restaurant on May…

New Orleans’ Jon Batiste teams with funk guitarist Cory Wong for low-key ‘Meditations’ CD

New Orleans’ Jon Batiste teams with funk guitarist Cory Wong for low-key ‘Meditations’ CD BY KEITH SPERA | STAFF WRITER JUN 10, 2020  pastedGraphic.png Jon Batiste performs with The Dap-Kings on the Gentilly State at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans on Sunday, April…