| O-T Lounge|| MCI 1-800-MUSIC-NOW - nolanola on 4/14/14 at 9:35 pm|
I don't remember this but it is interesting:
[quote]1-800 MUSIC NOW was a short-lived venture by MCI Communications to open a music store operated through automated telephone prompts. It also introduced one of the first ever serious attempts at an e-commerce music store. The service was run out o...
| O-T Lounge|| Stephen Colbert to take over Letterman Job - nolanola on 4/10/14 at 11:01 am|
Just got a news alert. No link....
| O-T Lounge|| Houma: Hostage Situation, Woman Shot in Head - nolanola on 3/28/14 at 1:43 pm|
100 Block Senator Circle
SWAT on scene.
No link yet.
| O-T Lounge|| LSU Student Union Workers Steal from University Cards - nolanola on 3/27/14 at 11:31 am|
[quote]Police said four employees at a fast food restaurant inside the LSU Student Union were arrested Wednesday for allegedly overcharging cards issued to students and pocketing the difference.
The LSU Police Department reported the following arrests:
Bertrand Brown, 34
Constance Brown, 31...
| O-T Lounge|| Dress Pants + Dress Shoes without Socks? - nolanola on 3/22/14 at 10:51 pm|
I invited a friend over to my house. He shows up wearing dress pants, dress shoes and no socks.
He says this shite is trendy. What does the O-T say about his utter bullshite?
| O-T Lounge|| Seattle: Helicopter Crash near Space Needle - nolanola on 3/18/14 at 10:23 am|
KOMO TV is reporting that [b]their[/b] helicopter crashed and two are dead.
[quote]Two cars were struck in the crash. One man could be seen running from from one of the cars with his sleeve on fire, and he was extinguished by officers at the scene.
Huge flames and plumes of black smoke poured ...
| O-T Lounge|| Fish Tank Busts Open at T-Rex Cafe Downtown Disney - nolanola on 3/18/14 at 10:06 am|
[quote]A giant fish tank ruptured inside the ‘T-REX Cafe’ at Downtown Disney in Florida on Monday afternoon.
Around 4 p.m., a seam on the tank apparently ruptured, causing water to spill out of the tank.[/quote]
Staff staying calm in ...
| Money Talk|| Walmart crushing GameStop? - nolanola on 3/18/14 at 9:29 am|
[quote]Did Wal-Mart just put GameStop GME -4.73% out of business? That’s the question buzzing around Tuesday morning on the heels of news that the superstore chain is re-starting its video game trade-in program, a move that positions the retailer to take a huge bite out of GameStop’s core business s...
| O-T Lounge|| Los Angeles Earthquake, preliminary magnitude of 4.7 - nolanola on 3/17/14 at 8:35 am|
[quote]Earthquake shakes Los Angeles area, preliminary magnitude of 4.7[/quote]
as per NBC, no story to link yet...
| O-T Lounge|| 2015 Jeep Renegade... yay or nay? - nolanola on 3/16/14 at 10:29 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Tangi: Inmate Escaped from Work Release, Ex-Girlfriend Abucted - nolanola on 3/13/14 at 11:39 am|
[quote]A work release inmate in Tangiaphoa Parish escaped custody and abducted his ex-girlfriend Thursday, according to officials with the Sheriff's Office.
According to a news releas...
| O-T Lounge|| What type of weights should I buy? - nolanola on 3/12/14 at 1:00 pm|
Going to start doing some cardio again and want to work some weights in build up my arms. What is a good set of weights to use at home?...
| O-T Lounge|| Happy 25th Birthday to the "World Wide Web" - nolanola on 3/12/14 at 8:46 am|
The "World Wide Web" is 25 years old today.
| O-T Lounge|| Home Building: Home Builder Owned Lots - nolanola on 3/9/14 at 9:03 am|
If you buy property from a home builder with a contract in place for the builder to construct the home on said property how do you protect yourself so that he builds at a fair market value? Since you do not yet own said lot you don't have any plans for him to bid on yet....
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone have a treadmill desk? - nolanola on 3/7/14 at 2:21 pm|
Cardio & WYHI thread at the same time.
| O-T Lounge|| Planning a new house, anyone have any good forums? - nolanola on 3/5/14 at 9:23 am|
There are really some great house planning threads found between the OT and money board. Anyone have any good forums for planning a house? ...
| O-T Lounge|| Covington/Mandeville/Madisonville Acre+ Subdivisions - nolanola on 2/28/14 at 9:39 am|
What are some subdivisions in the area that offer 1+ acre home sites?...
| O-T Lounge|| My Cox internet is down in Metry. anyone else? - nolanola on 2/26/14 at 8:15 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| House Layout Ideas - nolanola on 2/24/14 at 9:27 am|
I've been using Houzz to get some really great ideas for a custom home. I need help figuring out some layout ideas before I go to someone who can draw the plans. Any good resource sites for this?...
| O-T Lounge|| NOLA EMS: 2 Riders Fall from Float, 1 Critical - nolanola on 2/23/14 at 6:33 pm|
[quote]One of the riders who fell was in critical condition, according to New Orleans EMS.
The severity of the injury of the other rider who fell was unavailable.
No more information was immediately available.[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| 2 People Shot & Killed in Lakeview - nolanola on 2/23/14 at 5:10 pm|
[quote]The incident happened in the 300 block of Kenilworth Street.
No more information was immediately available.
| O-T Lounge|| Best private elementary schools in Mandeville/Covington? - nolanola on 2/20/14 at 9:27 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Clydesdales in New Orleans - nolanola on 2/20/14 at 4:44 pm|
Anyone know if you can go see the Clydesdales at a stable, etc. while they're in town on nights when they aren't in a parade?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Went back to Brisbi's today - nolanola on 2/9/14 at 12:07 am|
One the first visit a few months ago the service wasn't great and good was just okay. Went back today and everyone in our group enjoyed our meals and service was much better. They recently made some menu changes which looks to be an improvement to me. It also appears that they are adding a bar to th...
| Food and Drink Board|| Walk-ons new ownership, National chain expansion planned? - nolanola on 1/24/14 at 3:12 pm|
[quote]The co-founders of Last In Concepts are parting ways after 10 years in the bar and restaurant business. Jack Warner and Brandon Landry will both pursue new business opportunities after having built a small bar and restaurant empire in Baton Rouge, including Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar, Happy's ...
| Political Talk|| David Vitter to run for governor - nolanola on 1/21/14 at 9:21 am|
[quote]Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter will be a candidate in Louisiana's 2015 governor's race. Vitter announced his plans in an email to supporters on Tuesday, saying "I believe that as our next gove...
| O-T Lounge|| Perkins Rowe New Management Company - nolanola on 1/20/14 at 3:24 pm|
This should be good news as Stirling is a solid firm:
[quote]Stirling Properties has been awarded a contract to provide comprehensive leasing, sales, property and construction management services for Perkins Rowe in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which includes 364,648 square feet of retail, 126,000 squ...
| O-T Lounge|| Jazz Fest 2014 Line-Up - nolanola on 1/14/14 at 11:11 am|
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND
FOSTER THE PEOPLE
| O-T Lounge|| What is a good juicer? - nolanola on 1/7/14 at 9:43 pm|
What is a good brand/model juicer? :cheers:
Obligatory OJ picture:
| O-T Lounge|| 2 Found Dead in Covington House (Arrest Made, Update pg 2) - nolanola on 1/6/14 at 11:10 am|
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office says the bodies of an adult and a child have been found in Covington.
The bodies were found in a home on Carnation Street in the Abita Nursery subdivision.