December 21, 2017

In April, I had the great pleasure of sharing with you the news of Theo Watson's marriage to Sharon Charles.  

Theo grew up on Tennessee Street in the Lower 9th Ward. His parents, Frank and Helen, bought their home in 1966. Helen stayed home and raised their five boys a...

November 2, 2017

               Antoine "Fats" Domino loved the Lower 9th Ward and the Lower 9th Ward loved him. Last night the neighborhood paid tribute to the Fat Man, as his first recording was called - the man who never moved away.


July 28, 2017

Ms. Galethea Baham is out talking to her neighbors about coming home - thanks to generous donors from all over the country.

April 20, 2017

For the past 6 months, we've been updating you on the story of Theodore Watson, a homeowner we are helping to rebuild his home.

Last Saturday, I had the great joy of attending his wedding! It was a beautiful occasion highlighted by a poem, "On Bended Knee," written by...

April 14, 2017

No, Ms. Gary doesn't have a costume on. This Mardi Gras story started a couple years ago when she and her Mom, Alberta Brooks, came into our office on Ash Wednesday.

So if you're from New Orleans you won't be surprised to know that I was a little the worse for wear. Bu...

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