Big Easy Links - New Orleans News
Big Easy Links - New Orleans News

Huey P. Long Bridge to Close August 3-4 for Lane Widening Construction
All lanes on the Huey P. Long Bridge will close from 10 pm on Friday, August 3 to noon on Saturday, August 4. The left lanes in both directions will remain closed until 5 am on Monday, August 6. Workers will be pouring concrete for the lane-widening project scheduled for the entire bridge.

A Prayer for Louisiana's Coastal and Marine Ecosystems
Dear Lord, God and Heavanly Father, I humbly ask you please bestow upon your fine creation, Louisiana's Gulf Coast, surrounding wetlands, and the delicate marine ecosystem, the very finest of your many great blessings. Amen

Baby Goats in Covington, Louisiana
Covington, Louisiana - Photographs and accompanying article about newborn baby goats (kids). The photos were taken less than 24 hours after the mother goat had given birth.

New Orleans Saints: NFC Champions
Photograph of one of the mid-level scoreboards in the Louisiana Superdome flashing a banner that reads: "New Orleans Saints - NFC Champions". The photo was taken shortly after Garrett Hartley kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime against the Minnesota Vikings, sending the Saints to the Superbowl for the very first time in franchise history.

Welcome to Downtown New Orleans
Sign on Poydras Street facing South Claiborne Avenue in front of the Louisiana Superdome welcoming visitors to downtown New Orleans.

New Orleans Saints Pregame Festivites
Photograph of the pregame festivities leading up to the kickoff of the 2010 NFC Championship game featuring the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings. The game was played at the Louisiana Superdome.

The Louisiana Superdome
Photograph of the Louisiana Superdome (home to the New Orleans Saints) as seen from South Claiborne and Poydras Sreets.

Drew Brees vs. Peyton Manning
With all the talk about Peyton Manning being perhaps the best quarterback in the history of the National Football League, his counterpart for the New Orleans Saints has had a far better season, at least statistically...

Racial Harmony: Saints Fans An Example To All
When it comes to racial harmony - true racial harmony, the kind Dr. King envisioned - the City of New Orleans and the 'Who Dat Nation' (Saints fans) are showing their true colors (no pun intended) like never before, and are living the dream the great doctor spoke about so many years ago.

New Orleans News and Headlines
The latest news and sports headlines from New Orleans, Louisiana, also known as "The Big Easy".

The Saints are Going to the Super Bowl
The New Orleans Saints defeated the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 in overtime in the NFC Championship game Sunday night. The win advances the Saints to the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise history.

Hurricane Katrina's Toll on Trees in Southeast Louisiana
One of the lesser-known stories from Hurricane Katrina is the toll that the Category 5 storm and its legion of tornadoes took on trees in Southeast Louisiana. Entire forests were decimated, with seemingly immortal, giant live oak trees uprooted as though they were made of feathers.

New Orleans Saints 26, Atlanta Falcons 23 - Final
Saints running back Reggie Bush scored two touchdowns and quarterback Drew Brees threw for 296 yards and three touchdowns as the New Orleans Saints improved to 13-0 in narrowly escaping the Atlanta Falcons. New Orleans clinched a first-round bye in the playoffs with the win, and swept their NFC South division rival for the third time in the last four years.

New Orleans Saints 33, Washington Redskins 30 - Final (OT)
Drew Brees threw for 419 yards on 35-49 passing to lead the New Orleans Saints to a 33-30 come-from-behind, overtime victory Sunday against the Washington Redskins.

Saints whip Patriots 38-17 in Monday Night Showdown in the Big Easy
NEW ORLEANS, LA - Drew Brees passed for 371 yards and five touchdowns to five differnet receivers, and the Saints racked up 480 yards of total offense in a 38-17 thrashing of Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in a Monday Night Football Showdown at the Superdome in New Orleans.

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