Superdome

August 15, 2019 - 5:30 pm
Visitors attending a Saints game in New Orleans learn quickly you can never judge a hotel by its exterior. Many of the city’s most luxurious hotels hide within facades preserved from centuries past. Everything from a creole townhouse to a chandelier warehouse to the headquarters of a power company...
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WWL Newsroom
August 15, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks finished mostly higher a day after the market’s biggest decline of the year. The Dow Industrials recouped 100 points and the S&P 500 edged up 7, but the Nasdaq Composite slipped 7 points. The Superdome will be getting $450 million in renovations. The financing...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 12, 2019 - 9:21 pm
Planned upgrades to the Superdome mean that Krewe of Endymion plans to roll to the Morial Convention Center instead. In an announcement today the captain of the krewe said, "Endymion will roll on our traditional Mid City Route. After passing Gallier Hall on St. Charles Avenue, Endymion will proceed...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 09, 2019 - 7:41 am
The Saints take on the Minnesota Vikings tonight in the Superdome. As this is the first preseason game of the new football year, officials are reminding fans of the rules and regulations. Related: Saints want fans to 'Light up the Dome' The game kicks off at 7:00pm. Most gates open at 5:00pm. Gate...
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AEG
Today is the day everyone can buy tickets to see the Rolling Stones in New Orleans on July 14th. "Tickets go on sale Friday, May 31 at 10AM," promoters say in a news release. The concert comes after the band canceled a Jazz Fest appearance after lead singer Mick Jagger had to have heart surgery...
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SIPA USA
Jim Hanzo
May 16, 2019 - 9:37 am
Essence Festival is pulling out all the stops for its 25th anniversary show this year. Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be among the headliners in 2019. It will be the first appearance for the First Lady when she appears July 6 and includes a sit-down interview in the Mercedes Benz Superdome...
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SIPA USA
The Rolling Stones will be in New Orleans this summer. After canceling a Jazz Fest concert date because 75-year-old lead singer Mick Jagger needed heart surgery, the Stones have announced new tour dates. "The Rolling Stones are delighted to announce the rescheduling of their 2019 ‘No Filter’ North...
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USA TODAY
A proposed half billion dollar upgrade to the Louisiana Superdome led to heated debate today at the state capitol. "We just have priorities wrong guys!" Senator Conrad Appel of Metairie said during a presentation before the Louisiana Senate Finance Committee this morning. "We can't afford to fix...
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The Superdome could be getting a major renovation as part of the contract to keep the Saints in New Orleans. The Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District (LSED) board has awarded the first contracts for the project. Regulators on Wednesday hired the Broadmoor construction firm for the initial...
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