As New Orleans’ influential concert promoter retires, Stormy Daniels enters the “Sur” house, marches through traffic cones and more. See today’s Top Stories in New Orleans for Monday, October 24, 2022.
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For 53 years, Don Fox was a leading promoter of New Orleans concerts. Now he is retired.
Since the legendary warehouse opened in 1970, Don Fox has been New Orleans’ premier concert promoter. He and his Bieber his productions have put on thousands of shows in and around the city.
But after 53 years in a high-risk, high-stress, and sometimes high-return business, Fox is retiring.
Here’s what he had to say about the decision.
Marching Traffic Cones Join 6t’9 Social Aid & Pleasure Club’s Halloween Parade Saturday
Forget ghosts and vampires. The scariest thing about New Orleans this Halloween might be the Frankenstein-like state of the city streets. , it’s only fitting that you attend the 6t’9 Social Aid & Pleasure Club’s annual pumpkin parade on Saturday, October 29th.
The Halloween-themed foot parade is meant to be a mobile trick-or-treating opportunity, with costumed participants throwing candy at neighborhood children along the route.
Here’s when and where the 2022 parade will begin.
Hurricane forecasters track two obstacles in the Atlantic Ocean near Bermuda, Puerto Rico
Hurricane forecasters on Monday were tracking two obstacles in the Atlantic Ocean near Bermuda and Puerto Rico.
They pose no threat to Louisiana.
The one from Bermuda could turn into a tropical storm later in the day, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said in an afternoon update.
Read the full prediction here.
Stormy Daniels Unfiltered: Louisiana-born adult movie star enters ‘surreal’ house tonight
Apparently 15 minutes of Stormy Daniels isn’t over yet.
The Louisiana-born adult film star/stripper rose to fame after having an extramarital affair with Donald Trump in 2006, after which she received $130,000 from Trump’s former lawyer, and starred in the VH1 reality series The Surreal Life. is a cast member of the rebooted version of .
Find out more about the show and when it will premiere here.
Gunman sentenced to 70 years for shooting that paralyzed Marrero bar owner
A man convicted of shooting dead and paralyzing a Marrero bar owner had his 50-year sentence extended to 70 years under Louisiana’s recidivism law on Friday, according to the Jefferson District Attorney’s Office. .
Jonathon Brown, 31, of New Orleans, was found guilty of attempted second-degree murder, obstruction of justice, and felony possession of a firearm on Aug. 25 after a four-day trial.
Brown was accused of shooting dead the 35-year-old owner of a bar on the 6500 block of La Parco Boulevard in Marrero in the early hours of September 3, 2019, officials said.
Continue reading about the case here.
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