by Tierney Monaghan
Going into the season finale, True Detective had a lot of expectations swirling around. Theories about the Yellow King abounded on the Internet. Parody videos proliferated. Writer Nic Pizzolatto was interviewed about whether he’d learned anything from the first season of The Killing, a show he worked on previously. People were nervous that True Detective might end in the same way that show had, by not coming to any conclusions at all.
Lil Boosie went from Angola to the throne Monday. At a New Orleans press conference to mark his release titled "Boosie Speaks," the Baton Rouge rapper who was released from more than four years in prison last week said he's ready to take over the rap world again. But first, he'll have to learn how to use Twitter and Instagram.
A body was found in a east New Orleans waterway Monday afternoon, according to New Orleans police. The body was located near Michoud Assembly Facility (13800 Old Gentilly Blvd.), about half a mile east of Bayou Bienvenue.
Entergy is reporting a midday power outage in the Carrollton neighborhood. As of 2 p.m., about 4,500 people are without power in the area along the Mississippi River, according to the company's outage map.
Uptowners looking for healthy Lenten food options, as well as purveyors of vegan eats have a new café to frequent. Alicia Murphy opened Fare (4838 Magazine) in late February. The café serves pastries, smoothies, and lunch items. The store specializes in “apothecary,” a term that has evolved to mean holistic medicine.
A local woman and a Texas man went missing in New Orleans, according to NOPD. Houston resident Rex Turner has been missing since February 27, and he was last seen in New Orleans, according to reports. Gert Town resident Sherry Sampson was last seen in the 3300 block of Calhoun St. on March 7.
Shoegaze favorites Weekend are performing in Lee Circle tonight, and Nicky Da B is joined by NYC hip-hop artist Cakes Da Killa at the Allways Lounge. On this day in 1992, saxophonist Branford Marsalis became the music director of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Click through to find out what New Orleans’ musicians are doing this Monday.
by Christopher Louis Romaguera
Anthony Davis tied a career high with 32 points along with 17 rebounds and six blocks, as the New Orleans Pelicans (26-37, 15-14 home) beat the Denver Nuggets (27-35, 11-19 road) in overtime Sunday night at the Smoothie King Center, 111-107.
A man is wanted for an armed robbery that took place in the 900 block of Esplanade Avenue, in the French Quarter, according to NOPD. The robbery took place on the night of March 8 around 11:15 p.m..
New Orleans was on the national news this morning, with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band taking an eight-minute segment of CBS' Sunday morning. Director Ben Jaffe, co-founder Sandra Jaffe, as well as band members Ronell Johnson, Mark Braud, and 81-year-old Charlie Gabriel discussed the unique venue and their role in maintaining it. Click through to watch: