Sunday, December 2, 2012

"Lagniappe," meet "Beaucoup"

Posted By on Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Another salvo in the newspaper wars: The Advocate's New Orleans edition will launch a new entertainment tabloid, "Beaucoup," this Thursday, along with a community-news broadsheet.

Both will be edited by Annette Sisco, one of the many former Times-Picayune employees who were hired by The Advocate for its new New Orleans bureau earlier this fall. Neither Sisco nor bureau chief Sara Pagones returned calls about the sections.

"Beaucoup" will go head-to-head (one day earlier) with The Times-Picayune's longtime Friday "Lagniappe" tab. Like "Lagniappe," "Beaucoup" will cover arts and the New Orleans food scene, as well as containing calendar listings.

Both papers are now looking at January to make final moves into their new homes in New Orleans — The Times-Picayune's parent company, NOLA Media Group, is finishing renovations on the top floors of the One Canal Place office building overlooking the Mississippi River, while The Advocate's New Orleans edition is building out space in the CBD.

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