Video: 84-year-old cooks for 25 family members, six nights a week

Rosemary Dupuis, who spends $500/week at Winn Dixie, has served up delicious dishes to her ever-expanding family for 50 years.

Video: Le Jouet Toys Celebrates 45 Years

Le Jouet Toys on Airline Drive has managed to survive for a long time… and keeps going. Saturday’s ‘Neighborhood Toy Store Day’ coincided with its 45th anniversary.

Video: Longtime Fat City Restaurant to Shut Down

Crazy Johnnie’s Steakhouse, known for its inexpensive steak and comfortable atmosphere, will soon close its doors.

Severe Weather Moves Through Old Metairie

This video was shot at my house in Old Metairie as the worst of the storm system passed through.

[VIDEO] Caterpillar Excavator vs Big Ol’ Tree

This will definitely be the highlight of my day. From the “something you don’t see every day” file, around 12:30 this afternoon I happened upon this excavator pushing on a tree. I had my doubts that this approach would work, but sure enough…

Video: Sewage Problem in Metairie

My colleague Siemny Chhuon did this story last night on WDSU News at 10 and it’s worth sharing. Every time the lift station at Transcontinental Dr. and I-10 loses power, a mess happens. Raw sewage has spilled into neighbor’s yards several times since 1997.

Carnival Season Begins

Since today marks the beginning of the 2010 Carnival season, I thought now would be a good time to play catch-up. Stories making Mardi Gras headlines in the past few days include the following: > Celebrity chef Rachael Ray will lead the Krewe of Argus through Metairie this Mardi Gras. > Saints owner Tom Benson […]