Judge vacates $1 million fine against Entergy New Orleans for power outages | Local Politics

Entergy New Orleans will be spared a $1 million fine levied by the City Council three years ago for repeated power outages between 2014 and 2017 thanks to a state judge’s decision that the council has vowed to appeal. Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Rachael Johnson vacated the fine against the utility in a … Read more

Designed as a ‘temple of art,’ New Orleans Museum of Art was a 1911 gift from philanthropist Isaac Delgado | Entertainment/Life

Any good contest must have rules. In this case there were five, all simple and all reasonable. First, the winning design would be for an entirely fireproof building. Second, the cost of construction could not exceed $125,000, including the air-conditioning, plumbing and other necessary systems. Finally, the design had to be suited to the climate … Read more

Designed as a ‘temple of art,’ New Orleans Museum of Art was a 1911 gift from philanthropist Isaac Delgado | Entertainment/Life

Any good contest must have rules. In this case there were five, all simple and all reasonable. First, the winning design would be for an entirely fireproof building. Second, the cost of construction could not exceed $125,000, including the air-conditioning, plumbing and other necessary systems. Finally, the design had to be suited to the climate … Read more

Entergy, environmentalists want more solar power. Another local government just said ‘not yet’ | business

A push by utility companies and environmentalists for Louisiana to embrace solar power has hit a roadblock in another parish — despite personal appeal by the head of Entergy Louisiana, St. James officials have temporarily halted construction of new solar panel farms. Entergy and other utilities and industries have been trying to add more solar … Read more

Entergy continued billing after Hurricane Ida destroyed their homes: ‘Like salt to the wound’ | news

Utility bills were the last thing on Andria Nasset’s mind in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, which sat a 100-year-old oak tree through her Tickfaw home and left her without power for months. A nearby transformer failed during the Aug. 29 storm, causing every electronic in her home from her to be damaged and the … Read more

Dirty Linen Night, the stained and wrinkled downtown art stroll, take place Saturday | arts

Dirty Linen Night, the French Quarter’s annual art block party, returns on Saturday (Aug. 13) from 6 to 9 pm, after a two-year COVID hibernation. According to organizers, the 2022 event is bigger than ever, with participating galleries, boutiques, and other businesses stretching from the 200 to 1100 blocks of Royal Street, plus outposts on … Read more

Dirty Linen Night, the stained and wrinkled downtown art stroll, take place Saturday | arts

Dirty Linen Night, the French Quarter’s annual art block party, returns on Saturday (Aug. 13) from 6 to 9 pm, after a two-year COVID hibernation. According to organizers, the 2022 event is bigger than ever, with participating galleries, boutiques, and other businesses stretching from the 200 to 1100 blocks of Royal Street, plus outposts on … Read more