The return of the Po-Boy Fest, $50,000 Powerball tickets, the Day of the Dead Parade, and more. Take a look at today’s top stories in New Orleans on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
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Adam Zimmer, former assistant coach of Saints Super Bowl team, dies at 38
Former New Orleans Saints assistant coach Adam Zimmer died Monday at the age of 38.
Zimmer’s sister, Cori Zimmer-White, confirmed the news on Instagram Tuesday morning.
“I can’t believe I’m writing this,” White wrote. “I lost my brother yesterday. The kindest, sweetest, family-loving, sports-obsessed soul ever.”
Learn more about Zimmer’s legacy here.
$50,000 Powerball tickets for sale in the New Orleans Metro.where to look
Powerball tickets worth $50,000 were sold in Marrero in Monday’s draw, according to Louisiana lottery officials.
Tickets were sold at the Greg Food Mart at 2551 Ames Boulevard in Marrero. Four of his five numbers in Monday’s draw matched the Powerball.
Here is the winning number.
Poboy Fest Returns to New Orleans, Wild Poboy Meets Classics From BBQ to Vegan
You risk ruining New Orleans food traditions.
Take a look at major brands’ attempts to make gumbo more “healthy” (especially Disney’s much-deprecated recipe with quinoa and kale).
However, there is a counterargument here. Who is tinkering and why is very important.
Check out the Oak Street Po’boy Fest returning this Sunday, November 6th.
Read the full story and learn more about the event here.
New Orleans juvenile prison warden was ‘frequently absent’ and had staff tend dogs, IG finds
A man who ran a New Orleans juvenile prison for more than three years forced a sick dog into the facility before resigning amid complaints that he rarely showed up.
Labrador Lacy’s story adds a new dimension to the allegations against former Juvenile Justice Intervention Center director Kishun Webster, who resigned in April after several youths fled.
Webster eventually found a soft landing as a consultant for Orleans Parish Sheriff Susan Hutson, who was paid $175 an hour.
Learn more about the report here.
Here’s the new route for Wednesday’s Day of the Dead parade in New Orleans
Known for its beautiful magical parades, this is one of the most beautiful and magical parades in a town known for its magical parades, as anyone who has attended the annual Mexican Cemetery Procession of the Dead in the St Roch district will know.
The Día de Muertos is an occasion to celebrate the lives of those who have died, especially those who died in the previous year.
Everyone is welcome to join us for this spooky yet fun tradition on Wednesday nights.
Everything you need to know is here.
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