Tag Archives: Hurricane Katrina

Ken's Korner: Katrina MRE meals turning up on eBay

Ken’s Korner: Katrina MRE meals turning up on eBay – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2006 Emergency military rations intended for victims of Hurricane Katrina have turned up for sale on eBay, a Congressional investigation has revealed. Scores of cases of Meals Ready to Eat (or “MREs”) have been offered, for $45 […]

Ken's Korner: Katrina turns important wine collection to vinegar

Ken’s Korner: Katrina turns important wine collection to vinegar – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 When the electricity went off at Brennan’s Restaurant in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, it was the beginning of the end for one of the largest wine collections in the world. The wine cellar at Brennan’s, normally kept […]

Ken's Korner: D-Day Museum, looted during Katrina, reopens

Ken’s Korner: D-Day Museum, looted during Katrina, reopens – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 The D-Day Museum in New Orleans was not affected much by Hurricane Katrina, as it was located downtown, in relatively higher ground than many other parts of the city. But in the storm’s aftermath, the museum sustained about $300,000 […]