I've got a "New Orleans" feed on my Google News setup. A few times a week, it spits out some really interesting articles.
Here are a few recent ones:
Baton Rouge's advice on the fight against crime
Andres Duany's take on New Orleans. Absolutely incredible. We aren't a broke, third wold country in America. We're the most affluent, efficient city in the Caribbean. He also debunks the "New Orleanians are fat, drunk, and lazy" myth by reframing the debate. A must read.
Teaching the Unteachable. Great post by one of the few other moderate bloggers out there.
A non-fuckmook outside opinion of New Orleans
WWL's owner buys defunct-WUPL Channel 3 buys Channel 2. It's going to be very interesting to see how this works out. Also, NOBODY has really mentioned it. Here's the ideal way this works out: WWL spins WUPL off as a niche station and WWL focuses on doing the excellent investigative reporting it does (but only does outside of Saints/Jazz Fest/Mardi Gras season). Worst case: more media conglomeration.