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Recent articles by Thanh:

Taking back the French Quarter? Cantrell hints at local revitalization after coronavirus shutdown

Locals often call the French Quarter a tourist trap, but it wasn’t always like that. → Read More

Coronavirus colors mourning on Memorial Day

The memory of his cousin is in his heart, but the pandemic is on his mind. → Read More

Mayor Cantrell says too early to talk about Phase 2 or Mardi Gras 2021 right now

Cantrell says the city needs to see at least 21 days of public health data to assess the first round of reopening. → Read More

'There is no curbside or take-out music'

"Our bread and butter is people getting close together and enjoying themselves,” said Greenberg. → Read More

Officers arrest 1 of 2 suspects for police chase that hurt 2 LSP officers near Hammond

Both suspects were still at large until Hammond Police arrested Taylor Cox, 26, for charged related to the chase. Police are still looking for Nathan Anding, 18. → Read More

Tourism could take years to bounce back, where will hospitality workers go?

"Our people that work in restaurants and conventions and such, are better than anybody in the world." → Read More

Packing for a trip to see his daughter, he went inside and when he came out his car and dog were gone

When his car was found it had a bullet hole, drugs and stolen credit cards inside, but no dog. → Read More

Cafe Du Monde's French Quarter location to reopen Tuesday

If you know what it means to miss New Orleans, then you know and miss Café du Monde. → Read More

Northshore first responders rescue more than a dozen as floodwater rises

“This has never happened before. It’s never gone beyond our fence, so it was kind of a shock,” said Steen. → Read More

How will New Orleans tourism industry move forward?

“It’s just not New Orleans, it’s the world. New Orleans’ infrastructure is there, it’s just the world is broken right now,” said Romig. → Read More

Businesses eager to reopen as New Orleans hits recovery milestones

New Orleans is set to start phase one of its reopening on Saturday, May 16. → Read More

In-home healthcare workers should be paid more, patient says

“So, not come to work for $21 dollars an hour or come to work for $8.50 or $9 dollars, which one would you do?" the patient asked. → Read More

Organizers cancel French Quarter Fest, Satchmo Summer Fest

That decision means the loss of a $200-million economic impact, not to mention 17-hundred local jobs. → Read More

Healthcare workers gather to watch Blue Angels fly over New Orleans

“The fact that they came just for us really shows the appreciation that a lot of people are feeling around." → Read More

Compassion is still key as funerals adapt to COVID-19

While the mission to keep thousands of people alive continues at hospitals funeral homes are taking care of the ones who put up their best fight. → Read More

Legislature divided over wearing masks, when to reopen

The mask issue may be part of a larger political divide. Protests against the Stay at Home orders have taken place in Louisiana and other states. → Read More

New Orleans flyover gives healthcare workers, others a reason to look up

“I actually have missed being around people so much, so it was actually nice to see everybody and to be out in the sun.,” said Melissa Simon, a nurse at Ochsner. → Read More

Audubon Nature Institute cuts pay, staff but memberships will be extended

Since the institute is a non-profit, it doesn’t qualify for the federal government’s paycheck protection program. The estimated loss in revenue so far: $21 million. → Read More

'They deserve to be remembered': Man documents, preserves Louisiana veterans graves

He does this to not only honor those who served, but also their families. → Read More

Louisiana's top industries, oil and tourism, face uncertain futures

Whatever the “new normal” looks like post COVID-19, is anybody’s guess. → Read More