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Brother’s coming to new airport terminal – but there’s no fried chicken

So, what’s the point of the new Brother’s? We were really looking forward to that chicken, to be honest.

by Mary Staes
December 4, 2018

Brother’s Food Mart is one of the newest tenants announced at the terminal currently being constructed at the Louis Armstrong International Airport.

But guess what it won’t be selling: chicken.

In a Twitter post Tuesday, officials with the airport announced the convenience store would be opening at the baggage claim area so passengers could “conveniently pick up essentials on their way out of the airport.”

When Twitter users began asking about the chicken, though, their hopes and dreams were fried.

So, what’s the point of the new Brother’s? We were really looking forward to that chicken, to be honest.

Mary Staes is our Digital Curator. She crafts content for our social media platforms and our website. Before Very Local, she worked with CBS affiliate WWL-TV as a web producer and weekend assignment editor for about 4 years. She has also handled broadcast coverage for 160 Marine Reserve training facilities while she served as an active duty Marine. As a native New Orleanian, she takes being "very local" to heart. She loves being intertwined with the culture and figuring out how there are less than two degrees of separation between us all, whether we're natives or not.

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