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Causeway Air Patrols Should Start This Week - nolanola
[quote]Air patrols over the Causeway Bridge will begin this week. The Louisiana State Police will have airplanes patrolling the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway within the next couple of weeks. A Louisiana State Police spokesperson said crews have finished installing signs and markings notifying dr...


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Bull Grills? - nolanola
Thoughts on Bull grills?...


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Outdoor TV Planning - nolanola
I came across this photo on Facebook (A Plus Construction in LaPlace). Really nice set up. What would you plan in to something like this (in ceiling speakers, etc.)? [img]http://i.imgur.com/JADntH3.jpg[/img] ...


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Maurice's King Cakes - nolanola
Picked up a king cake yesterday from the Maurice's in Fat City. It was good. Read a previous review here that gave it a poor rating because it was dry. I found it to be quite the opposite. It also had a really good "glaze" over it. [img]http://i.imgur.com/dpVCVW4.jpg[/img] They also make fille...


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First Cowboy Chicken Location in LA Coming to BR - nolanola
[quote]Cowboy Chicken, which has 13 locations across Texas, specializes in selling wood-fired rotisserie chicken, along with side dishes such as beans, macaroni and cheese, corn and spinach. [/quote] Anyone eat here? Looks interesting. Kind of sounds like: [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wi...


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Langenstein's Opening River Ridge Location - nolanola
[img]http://imgick.nola.com/home/nola-media/width620/img/business_impact/photo/16862953-mmmain.png[/img] [quote]The store will open in the Trading Post Shopping Center at 122 Sauve Road, a 47,000-square-foot retail strip that will be renovated and rebranded the Langenstein Center, the company sai...


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NOLA Emergency Services, 1000 Calls a Night - nolanola
I was reading the article about the new docu/reality show about NOPD, NOFD, and NO EMS. I came across this: [quote] all calls answered by the city’s first responders, all within one 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. time frame. [b]As many as 1,000 such calls are responded to each night[/b] by the city’s EMS, poli...


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Home Bars / Butler Pantries - nolanola
Looking for home bar / butler pantry ideas. Anyone willing to share theirs here?...


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Annoying Local Commercial of the Day - Solar Company - nolanola
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYAshqJ-vOc&feature=youtu.be)]LINK[/link]...


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Off-Duty JPSO Officer Recovers Mitch Landrieu's Stolen Jeep - nolanola
[quote]An off-duty officer was traveling across the Crescent City Connection with his patrol unit, which is equipped with a LoJack vehicle tracking system, when he received a stolen vehicle alert, according to Colonel John Fortunato. The off-duty officer made the discovery around 6:30 p.m. Saturday....


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People putting fun party signs on their cars - nolanola
Super Trashy Saw two cars recently with "fun party" ads on the back window. It gives a woman's # and website. Saw one being driven by a middle aged dad today. :lol:...


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What are some useful apps, web tools, etc that you are using right now? - nolanola
Trying to get my to do list organized with [b]Todoist[/b]. Nice thing is that it works with just about every platform out there. I just find it hard to stick to it. I had a really good system going with a digital to do list for a few months and then I lost momentum. Same goes for [b]Sunrise[/b] as a...


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Spin-Off: What was your first computer? - nolanola
I think my parents got this for me for Christmas in '95. Packard Bell Microsoft Station [quote]The Microsoft Station, available now at an estimated retail price of $3,499, includes an Intel Corp. Pentium 133-megahertz processor and a bundle of more than 30 Microsoft software titles. The comput...


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What was your first smartphone? - nolanola
T-Mobile Sidekick :bow: [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/19/Color_sidekick.jpg/400px-Color_sidekick.jpg[/img]...


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New Construction HVAC - nolanola
Contractor is specifying 14 SEER. Ductwork is flex duck with fiberglass return and supply plenums. I believe he plans on installing 3 units (I need to clarify this). Mostly 1 story with 4 bedrooms at approx. 4100 / SF. Thoughts on this set up?...


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What do you pay for people to do around your house? How much do you pay them? - nolanola
Spin-off thread here. With the maid thread yesterday and the lawn treatment thread earlier this week it got me thinking of what tasks I could outsource around the house. Right now I just have a lawn cutting guy. Lawn Cutting Service $35/visit (schedule depends on time of year)...


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"Covington like up-town New Orleans without the gun-fire" - nolanola
[quote]On the corner of North New Hampshire and East Rutland streets in downtown Covington, something other than a stop sign is giving people pause.[/quote] The sign reads: "Covington like up-town New Orleans without the gun-fire" [quote]But Mary Jacobs, from New Orleans, was offended and made...


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Northshore F&DB'ers: What is missing? - nolanola
What places would you want to see on the Northshore? Since we're naming specific places it pretty much means regionals/chains or locals that would be branching out. Chipolte Ruth's Chris Bravo (I may get hate for this but I like their food for what it is.)...


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Tech Board New Home Construction Ideas - nolanola
From a tech aspect what are things to plan for and what are things that I should avoid? What are some simple methods of doing home automation without going crazy with the budget?...


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Tankless vs. Tank Water Heaters - nolanola
Getting close (hopefully) to planning/building a new house. My builder mostly uses tank heaters. He said the pressure is better. Any thoughts? Pros? Cons? I was leaning towards tankless for the unlimited hot water benefit. I have natrual gas at the lot....


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