Tuesday, May 09, 2006

News from New Orleans...

The rains did not dampen the spirits of this young girl and many others who attended the final day of Jazz Fest on Sunday. Photo: Jennifer Zdon, the Times-Picayune.


The Jazz Fest was a big success despite the fact that Fats Domino was not able to perform on Sunday as expected. He was not feeling well but he did make an appearance. You can read the story here.

Today's Times-Picayune is reporting that part of the Lower Ninth Ward has been opened to residents. This means people will be able to set up FEMA trailers. Read the story here.