Friday, September 18, 2015

122. Mike Stagg, Part 2

122.  Mike Stagg interview, part 2.  Mike is active in Louisiana politics. He has been working for positive change in Louisiana through technology-based community and economic development initiatives at the regional, state and local levels for the past 20 years. And he has been actively focused on environmental, energy, and taxation issues for the past five years.
  1. This week in Louisiana history. September 19, 1890. President Harrison signs bill killing Louisiana State Lottery Co.
  2. This week in New Orleans history. September 19, 1947.  Hurricane George.  Katrina was not the first storm to breach the infamous 17th Street Canal. There were several breaks in the canal's levee caused by the hurricane of 1947 when the levees broke on the Jefferson Parish side, flooding wide areas of Metairie. Portions of the Orleans Parish lakefront and Gentilly also flooded in this storm.
  3. This week in Louisiana.
    Arts Market of New Orleans ‑ September
    September 26, 2015
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Palmer Park - New Orleans, LA 70118 
    Presented by the Arts Council of New Orleans, the Arts Market is a free open‑air festival of creativity held the last Saturday of every month at Palmer Park in the Carrollton section of New Orleans (where South Claiborne and South Carrollton Avenues meet)‑ the last stop of the St. Charles streetcar from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Arts Market also has live music performances, food and beverage booths, and a Kids Tent with a creative show & crafts.
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