I’ve not completely fallen of the edge of the world, or been sucked into a plume of oil, just busy with other things. But I have a moment to pass along a bit of semi-good news.
The word on the street is that the Deutsches Haus, now sitting in the footprint of the bazillion dollar medical center development has been given a temporary reprieve. The organization that has celebrated the German contribution to the tapestry that is New Orleans culture will stay put at least through the Octoberfest.
A temporary location has been secured while the future and how much cash they will be awarded for the property is determined. The only snag is that the location is a good bit smaller than the original, with limited meeting space. Anyone who has been around the place when there isn’t a festival going on knows that it can be a real three ring circus with multiple events and meetings on any given night.
And now James Watt and Ferris Bueller's favorite... a little Wayne Newton: