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NEW ORLEANS, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Founder and Chairman of the Youth Impact Program announced on Friday, March 4th, 2011 that Tulane University, New Orleans Saints, SMART Technologies and the President's Council on Fitness, Sports on Nutrition are sponsoring the Youth Impact Program this July on the campus of Tulane University.
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ROCKPORT-FULTON, Texas, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rockport Seafair touts three days of fun, Friday through Sunday, October 9-11. Tickets are $5 for adults Friday and Sunday, $7 on Saturday; $2 for children 6-to-12, under 6 admitted free. Festival hours are 5 to 11 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m.
BOSTON, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired both by the music and culinary heritage of New Orleans and the greater Mississippi Delta, Uno Chicago Grill(R) will celebrate its New Orleans Jazz Festival of Flavors from April 14th through June 7th. Uno(R) restaurants will be decked out to celebrate the fun and festive elements of the French Quarter and will feature the historic musical sounds associated with it.
OKRA It is often used in African and Indian cooking and known as ladies' fingers or gumbo. But it is possible to grow here although it will need full sun and a hot, humid environment in a greenhouse or cloche.
In New Orleans, a city still lacking power, water and most of its former inhabitants, many are tracking a more hopeful gauge of recovery measured in sales of po' boy sandwiches and gumbo. About 320 restaurants have reopened for business in New Orleans, down from the 2,200.
Bursera simaruba or Gumbo-limbo is a tree indigenous to the southeastern United States, Mexico, Brazil and Venezuela. Growing nearly 100 feet tall, this slender tree has a diameter of only 3-5 feet and features shiny crimson leaves growing in a spiral pattern. Each leaf has 7-11 smaller leaflets growing symmetrically along a center stalk. It is often referred to as the Tourist Tree because its red peeling bark resembles a sunburnt tourist. While fruits are produced year round, the...