Eve Troeh

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Forget Beads: Cajun Mardi Gras Means A Grand, Drunken Chicken Chase

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Courir de Mardi Gras is an old tradition in rural Louisiana. From early morning on, costumed revelers go house to house, drinking, singing and collecting ingredients for a big ole pot of gumbo.


French Quarter Sees Violent Crime Surge; Residents Demand Changes

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The neighborhood popular with tourists is no longer an exception to New Orleans' stubborn crime rate. A recent run of robberies has residents criticizing city leaders and calling for more protection.


In Louisiana, Cheaper Gas Can Pump People Full Of Anxiety

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

When oil prices dropped in the 1980s, Louisiana was hit hard. The impacts of this latest drop have yet to be fully felt, but the City of New Orleans is more resilient this time.


Learning to Love the Entirely Inadequate but Completely Indispensable Disaster Industry

Friday, October 31, 2014

Huge storms like Katrina and Sandy are here to stay; the firms that manage recoveries should be, too. But if this is going to work, five big things need to change.


Why Do We Keep Getting Disaster Recovery Wrong?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

NJ Spotlight
Two years after Sandy and nearly a decade after Katrina, a look at how we screwed up and what we have learned.


The Other Industry That’s Too Big to Fail

Thursday, October 30, 2014

New Jersey Public Radio
NJ Spotlight
Only a few large companies are able to manage disaster recovery efforts. That's how New Jersey and Louisiana ended up hiring and firing the same two firms.

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A New Museum To Celebrate Southern Food (And You Can Eat The Exhibits)

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans is re-imagining what a museum can be. There's plenty of scholarship, but also taste-testing — and a mission to help budding food entrepreneurs.


La. Shrimpers Complain Low Prices Aren't Worth Their Effort

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Hundreds of Louisiana shrimping boats are docked this week, their nets dry. Shrimpers want more money for their catch. Current prices barely allow them to cover their fuel bills.

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New Orleans Makes Big Push To Get More Cops On The Streets

Sunday, August 17, 2014

The city is losing about 100 officers a year to retirements and resignations. To beef up the force, New Orleans is speeding up background checks and relaxing some requirements for the job.


Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Sentenced In Corruption Case

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. His corruption case involves the trading of city contracts and favors for cash and kickbacks. He left office in 2010 and was indicted in 2013.


New Orlean's Murder Rate Drops, But Violence Is Rampant

Friday, July 04, 2014

A young woman has died following last weekend's shoot-out on a busy part of Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Nine other passers-by were wounded by the gunfire.


Deepwater, Center-Stage: Disaster Through Survivors' Eyes

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Spill tells the story of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Eve Troeh of WWNO reports that the playwright, who helped create The Laramie Project, crafted the drama from interviews with real participants.


It's A New Orleans Mantra, But Using 'Who Dat' May Cost You

Monday, November 11, 2013

Residents say the phrase "Who Dat" is part and parcel of New Orleans culture. The chant opens Saints football games, and "Who Dat" can now be found on T-shirts and storefronts throughout the city. But a Texas company says it owns the ubiquitous phrase — and recently filed a lawsuit to stake its claim.


BP Wants To Halt Deepwater Horizon Claims Process

Thursday, September 05, 2013

BP is fighting the settlement it agreed to last summer that let the oil company avoid thousands of potential lawsuits over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP now says the claim process is corrupt and wants to stop all the money flowing from its claims fund.


Pie-Deprived New Orleans Roots For Bakery, A Year After Fire

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Eating a Hubig's fried fruit pie has been a ritual for decades for the local food-obsessed in New Orleans. But a year ago, a fire destroyed the baking facility and much of its custom machinery from the 1920s. Rebuilding is a long and expensive road, but fans are eagerly awaiting the bakery's comeback.


Two Newspapers Battle It Out For The New Orleans Market

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Residents were outraged when The Times-Picayune cut its paper-and-ink edition to three days a week to focus on its website. Now the paper is facing a new competitor for the local media market — one based 80 miles away.


At Jazz Fest, Photographers Have A Culture All Their Own

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Some of the most iconic images of New Orleans musicians have come from its annual Jazz & Heritage festival — thanks to the scores of photographers who crowd the apron of the stage, vying for the best shots. Eve Troeh, of member station WWNO, tagged along with one of them this year.


Rebuilding It Right

Friday, August 27, 2010

In the Lower Ninth Ward, Melba Leggett lives in what she calls "the #4 Brad Pitt house." In Gentilly, Ommeed Sathe says the community is hoping a strip mall will help bring back residents. And trumpeter Troy Sawyer describes how he ended up in the Habitat ...



Friday, May 15, 2009

Each May, the Santa Monica Museum of Art holds a benefit with more than 650 paintings for sale. Some are by big names, others by total unknowns. The catch: buyers don't find out who made the pieces until after they've paid for them. We sent Eve Troeh ...

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