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  • jambalayagirl3

    Yum, yum! Come get you some! ‘Jambalaya Girl’ cooking up delish dish!

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)-  It’s New Orleans Entrepreneur Week and we found an entrepreneur who’s been cooking up something special for years!  News with a Twist Reporter Kenny Lopez introduces us to “Jambalaya Girl”! “Jambalaya Girl” is Kristen Preau’s nickname and she’s been serving up hot jambalaya ever since she was a little girl. “I’d be the little girl holding up the bowls for all the baseball players at my brother’s baseball games with my Dad serving jambalaya.  That’s when everyone […]

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    Move over Mimosas, Whiskey Punch is making a comeback!

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- New Orleans Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society (NOCCPS) and Tujaque’s will be celebrating National Whiskey day on Friday by kicking off the premier of the award winning Whiskey Punch with great food, delicious drinks and friends at one of the city’s most treasured restaurants. WWNO 89.9 FM’s Poppy Tooker of the Madame Begue’s Recipes of Old New Orleans Creole Cookery will also be there to share famous stories of Philip Guichet and his award winning cocktails: The […]

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    Beautiful cancer survivors strut their strength for New Orleans Fashion Week

    Twenty-Four cancer survivors strutted their strength at the New Orleans Board of Trade on Tuesday night.

  • magnoliamarketplacechurch1

    Little church in middle of Marketplace parking lot?

    First Mount Calvary Baptist Church sits between Michael's, an Ulta cosmetics, and Raising Canes.

  • richardwhite1

    Smoke bombs found in airport attacker’s car

    UPDATE: The suspect in Friday night’s shooting at the Louis Armstrong International Airport has died. Col. John Fortunato reports that Richard White, 63, of Kenner died at the hospital Saturday around 4 p.m. KENNER, La. (WGNO)-  An off-duty Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s deputy, Heather Slyve, a 7 1/2 year veteran of the JPSO,  shot a man wielding a machete and chasing after a TSA agent Friday evening at the Louis Armstrong International Airport. The 63-year-old man, Richard White, from Kenner was […]

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    Turtles on parade: The slowest second line at Brennan’s

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- You’ve never seen a second line like this, and it just might be the slowest second line parade ever!  This weekend the legendary French Quarter restaurant, Brennan’s will be having a turtle second line to bring their turtles back to their courtyard. Ralph Brennan,  Co-owner of Brennan’s, adopted 10 turtles who inhabited the fountain in the courtyard when he purchased Brennan’s restaurant.  The turtles have been displaced for 18 months when Brennan’s underwent construction.  Brennan’s re-opened in […]

  • britneycrawfish1

    Throwback Thursday: Watch young Britney Spears eat crawfish

    Watch adorable Britney Spears explain how to eat crawfish, when she was just a little girl. She explained how to eat the mud bugs from her home in Kentwood, Louisiana and this video aired on Disney's Mickey Mouse Club on Season 6, when she was a mouseketeer.

  • countryclubnude1

    The right to bare all: Swimmers want nudity back at New Orleans club

    A group of New Orleans activists are starting a petition to bring back the option of nude bathing at a New Orleans club.

  • selfless3

    Unusual phone number promotes new Ryan Reynolds flick, ‘Self/less’

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- A new movie called, “Self/less” is using a Baton Rouge phone number to create buzz for the new flick. “Self/less” is the new movie from Focus Features starring Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds.  It was shot in Hollywood South.  In the movie, Kingsley’s character is dying, so he undergoes a radical medical procedure, where his consciousness is transferred into Reynold’s healthy body. In the trailer for “Self/less”, you can see the phone number (225)-330-7040, which is the […]

  • elevateNOLA

    Hooping it up for higher education! Elevate NOLA helps kids soar

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)-  The entire month of March, Winn-Dixie is teaming up with Elevate New Orleans—a program which helps elevate inner city student athletes. It was game time today for student athletes who are part of the Elevate New Orleans program. “Elevate focuses on academics for student athletes, primarily basketball players.  We offer them tutoring from Tulane and Loyola and we make sure all the students average a 3.0 G.P.A. or better.  We want to make sure they channel their […]

  • wingmanmoodmusic1

    Mood musician lets NOLA hear what Tyler Wing feels

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- When someone asks you how you’re doing, wouldn’t it be cool if you own personal mood music could do the talking? Cool at first…but as Tyler Wing finds out, some emotions are best kept quiet.  Let’s see what happens when Tyler goes “Wingin’ It” with saxophone man, Phil Morin of Soul Project.

  • springbreaktrash1

    The Big Easy ranks as one of ‘America’s Trashiest Spring Break’ spots

    New Orleans has made another list, this time it's being called one of "America's 20 Trashiest Spring Break Destinations 2015."