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Published: Friday, September 17, 2010, 7:00 AM Bruce Eggler, The Times-Picayune A plan to convert an abandoned Esplanade Avenue nursing home into a 40-unit apartment complex for low-income and disabled homeless tenants got a green light Thursday from the New Orleans City Council, but the developers still...

Esplanade Ridge Residents Worry About Odyssey House POSTED: 4:34 pm CDT September 16, 2010 NEW ORLEANS -- The City Council approved a plan Thursday for an apartment complex for the homeless to move forward, but neighbors in the Esplanade Ridge community said the fight is far from...

by Katie Moore / Eyewitness News wwltv.com Posted on September 15, 2010 at 6:13 PM NEW ORLEANS -- A program in New Orleans funded by a federal stimulus grant that's supposed to get the homeless off the streets has left at least 65 landlords without rent payments for...

September 1, 2010 New Orleans is rebounding well from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and could conceivably end up on a stronger economic footing than before the storm — if the city redevelops in the right way. For that to happen, federal, state...

The mood this weekend across New Orleans was somber. Rain poured and dark threatening clouds filled the sky, and I couldn’t seem to shake the gloom. The rebroadcasts of people stranded on their rooftops five years ago only served to remind me of all those...

Phrases.org identifies the origin of the phrase “Absence makes the heart grow fonder” as "Always toward absent lovers love's tide stronger flows" from Sextus Aurelius Propertius – a Roman poet from 15BC. (The same site also conveys the bawdy wordplay that Shamus may appreciate -...

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