Mizado Latin Kitchen near City Park will close

2 years ago The Times-Picayune 0
Mizado Latin Kitchen, the contemporary Latin American restaurant near City Park, will close June 4. The news was announced Wednesday (May 10). The restaurant, which opened in 2013 was a passion project of the Taste Buds restaurant group, the team behind Semolina and Zea Rotisserie & Bar. Two of the group’s owners, Hans Limburg and Read More

4 facts about Duman Artisan Kitchen in Old Mandeville

2 years ago The Times-Picayune 0
Ozgur and Bulent Duman officially opened Duman Artisan Kitchen, an upscale pizza restaurant, last December in Old Mandeville. “This type of restaurant was our dream,” Ozgur said. Here’s what you need to know about the Italian restaurant: 1. The Dumans are from Turkey. Bulent started making pizza when he immigrated to New Orleans 15 years Read More

South La. artists and makers gather to host May Mid City Makers Market

2 years ago WAFB 0
BATON ROUGE, LA – If you haven’t heard of, or visited the Mid City Makers Market, you have an opportunity this Friday. The market is a monthly gathering of the artists, makers and collaborators of Baton Rouge. When we say makers, we’re talking about all of the local artists who make or create art in any way, Read More

4-phase proposal creates ‘mega subdivision’

2 years ago WAFB 0
BATON ROUGE, LA  – Baton Rouge is growing and there may be another big subdivision popping up soon. It’s a 275-acre piece of land along River Road that would be called the Atwater. It’s about a mile-and-a-half from L’auberge Casino near the U-Club. The plan, over four phases, is to build up to 800 homes Read More

Bill to penalize ‘sanctuary cities’ fails in Louisiana House

2 years ago WBRZ 0
BATON ROUGE – Taking aim at New Orleans, the Republican-controlled Louisiana House fell six votes short of advancing a bill to penalize so-called “sanctuary cities” that limit cooperation with immigration authorities. The measure by Republican Rep. Valarie Hodges would have fined sanctuary cities and stripped them of state funding. It needed 70 votes but only Read More

Masters champ Sergio Garcia won’t be marrying Drew Brees’ cousin Angela Akins in his green jacket

2 years ago The Advocate 0
Drew Brees’ cousin Angela Akins is marrying Masters champion Sergio Garcia in July, but the New Orleans Saints quarterback almost certainly won’t be able to attend because of his training camp commitments. Sergio’s green jacket apparently won’t be attending, either. Since his first major championship a month ago at Augusta National, the Spanish golfer has Read More

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg talks resilience with local job skills trainees

2 years ago The Advocate 0
After listening to Troy Delone discuss how he spent nearly 17 years in the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola before being released early and granted a second chance, Sheryl Sandberg fought back tears. “What he said was, ‘I have hope,’ ” said Sandberg, chief operating officer of the social media titan Facebook, after she dined Read More

Franklin teacher who used racial slur quits, is barred from campus

2 years ago The Times-Picayune 0
A teacher who used a racial slur at Ben Franklin High has quit after an investigation determined he was in “neglect of his duty” as a teacher, Principal Patrick Widhalm said Tuesday (May 9). The teacher has also been barred from the school’s campus and events for three years. “The employee submitted his resignation pending administrative action,” Widhalm said in a Read More