New Orleans Jazz Fest 2017: Friday attendance seemed light, right?

6 months ago The Times-Picayune 0
If you are one of those people who skips the New Orleans Jazz Fest because it’s just too crowded, then you missed your chance Friday (April 28). Ask anybody. The turnout seemed a little light, even for a first Friday. Not that you would have gotten lonely, mind you, but in mid-afternoon when the crowd is Read More

Maroon 5, Usher, Alabama Shakes headline Jazz Fest Day 2

6 months ago WBRZ 0
NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival enters its second day with performances by Maroon 5, Usher and Alabama Shakes. Maroon 5, which last performed at Jazz Fest in 2013, will close out the Acura Stage on Saturday. The band has some New Orleans ties: their keyboardist PJ Morton is from the Read More

YMCA to hold 10th annual swimsuit drive

6 months ago WAFB 0
The YMCA of the Capital Area is hosting its 10th annual swimsuit drive from May 1 to 31. Donations of new or gently used swimsuits will be taken at all YMCA of the Capital Area locations. All swimsuits donated will be given to both children and adults in need. The following locations will be accepting Read More

City of New Orleans removes Jefferson Davis monument

6 months ago WAFB 0
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – A crane moved down Canal St. near the Jefferson Davis monument around 3 a.m. on Thursday as it appeared the statue would be taken down. Workers wrapped the statue in bubble wrap before moving it. The process was completed shortly after 5 a.m. Protesters almost immediately dispersed after the statue was Read More

Report: Saints, running back Peterson agree on contract

6 months ago WBRZ 0
Image via ESPN NEW ORLEANS – Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson has reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have not announced a deal, but Peterson tells ESPN in a statement that he’s agreed to play in New Orleans. Peterson has spent his entire 10-year NFL career with the Read More

Report: Saints nearing deal with Adrian Peterson

6 months ago WBRZ 0
NEW ORLEANS – Sources are reporting that the New Orleans Saints are nearing a deal with former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. According to a report from WWL-TV, the NFL Networks media insider Ian Rapoport says that the Saints and and the 32-year-old former NFL MVP are close to a deal for the 2017 season. Peterson, who Read More

LSU QB Danny Etling undergoes back procedure

6 months ago WBRZ 0
BATON ROUGE – LSU quarterback Danny Etling has reportedly undergone a procedure on his back, according to the university’s athletics department. LSU Football Head Coach Ed Orgeron issued a statement on the senior quarterback Monday. “Danny had a minor back procedure this morning and everything came out alright,” Orgeron said. Etling, an Academic All-District selection for Read More

Saints announce 2017 season schedule

6 months ago WBRZ 0
NEW ORLEANS– The New Orleans Saints released their schedule for the 2017 season. The team will open their season on the road on September 11 when they play Minnesota in a Monday Night Football match up. Following the season opener, the Saints will play at home and host the New England Patriots on September 17. Read More