- This week in Louisiana history. August 11, 1856. A hurricane kills more than 200 people vacationing at Isle Derniere (Last Island).
- This week in New Orleans history. The 1929 vintage bridge
carrying Highway 90 over Chef Menteur Pass was repaired and
re-opened to traffic on August 11, 2006 after it had been
closed due to Hurricane Katrina damage. Meanwhile the
modern I-10 Twin Span (now Frank Davis bridge) was in need of
a complete rebuild.
- This week in Louisiana.
Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival
Front Street Downtown
450 Fairgrounds Road near the airport (We found both addresses)
Sept 14-15, 2018
Hot air balloons, balloon glow, tethered balloon rides,
live entertainment, children’s activities, meat pie vendors, arts & crafts, spectacular fireworks event and so much more.
- The Superband plays on Royal St. to raise money for Hector Gallardo, a Cuban drummer who has lived in New Orleans for decades.
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