In an effort to combine the convenience of public transit with the benefits of cycling, New Orleans is preparing to deploy a fleet of 700 publicly shared “social bicycles” for hire around this city this year, officials are busy telling neighborhood groups. The 700 custom-designed bicycles will be placed at an estimated 70 stations designated [...]
Sponsored by It swept the Golden Globes, received almost unanimous critical acclaim, and it’s currently in the process of reviving the Hollywood musical. And now finally LA LA LAND has arrived at The Broad Theater. We started playing the trailer for this film this past summer in hopes of landing it, and now we present [...]
The City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation and JOB1 plan to recruit 150 temporary employees for the upcoming Mardi Gras season. Temporary employees will earn $10.55 an hour with the potential to earn $700 between February 17 and February 28. The fair will take place on Friday, January 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., [...]
Though recent polls (including one from the Wall Street Journal/NBC News) call President-Elect Donald Trump the most unpopular incoming President in decades, more than a thousand Louisiana residents including Fenn French, Louis Gurvich, Adrian Bruneau, Eric Skrmetta, Brian Trascher, Billy Nungesser, Jeff Landry, and State Republican Party Chair Roger Villere with granddaughter Madison are taking [...]
Proposed ordinance would require most — but not all — rental units to be inspected once every three years.
The new Exceed Network has the same name that school system staffers use for five remaining schools.
The mysterious nocturnal explosion sounds that have literally been rattling Carrollton homes since December are not caused by any supersonic aircraft activity, military officials said in response to a City Council member’s inquiry this week. The booms have been described by Carrollton residents from the river to South Claiborne as loud enough to shake houses, [...]
Two boys were injured in a shooting Monday night on Green Street in Carrollton, the latest Uptown incident in what is being described as a dramatic escalation of gun violence across the city, New Orleans police said. Around 7:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, the two juvenile victims (whose ages have not been released) were near [...]
There’s a public meeting Wednesday to discuss plans to rebuild and protect the coast.
Many members of the Coliseum Square Association voiced favor Monday night for a proposed gated dog run in Annunciation Square, though some still question the safety and cleanliness of allowing dogs to run freely so close to children. Officials from the New Orleans Recreation Department Commission are looking into a 300 square-foot space in Annunciation [...]
“If you decentralize an entire district, there’s a loss in economies of scale,” says researcher Christian Buerger.
New Orleans city officials, faith leaders, civil-rights activists and citizens all joined together Monday morning to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Michaela Harrison performs Sam Cooke's "A Change Gone Come" at the MLK day 2017 celebration at City Hall @UptownMessenger pic.twitter.com/anABeHgc1d — Zach Brien (@zjbphoto) January 16, 2017
Husband-and-wife political strategists James Carville and Mary Matalin will lead a panel discussion of the 2016 Presidential election Tuesday evening at Tulane University, the university announced. The conversation will start at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the Kendall Cram lecture hall in the Lavin-Bernick Center on the Uptown campus. Other panelists will include Massachusetts [...]
A woman was threatened at gunpoint Sunday morning during an armed robbery attempt on South Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans police said. The victim, a woman in her early 20s, was in the 2200 block of South Carrollton around 7 a.m. Sunday when she was confronted by an assailant with a small black handgun who demanded [...]
If aliens ever came down to Earth, they would quickly determine that the government of the city of New Orleans is at odds with its own citizens, working ceaselessly to render their lives more grueling and costly. The latest escalation of this ongoing fracas consists of the use of 55 new speed cameras throughout the [...]
When City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell recently announced that she was mulling a run for mayor of New Orleans this fall, she also set in motion consideration of who might succeed her in the District B seat — and so far, the possible field includes former School Board member Seth Bloom, Zulu king Jay Banks and [...]
Its Monday evening forums have gained a central place in black community politics.
People accused of minor crimes in Municipal Court will be released automatically if they promise to appear in court.
A hearing on the as-yet-undisclosed undisclosed redevelopment of the former Times-Picayune building on Howard Avenue was postponed until February after city planners gave a skeptical review to the initial plan for the project. The request for high-intensity mixed-use zoning at 3800 Howard Avenue was slated for review by the City Planning Commission on Tuesday, but [...]
A site in the Carrollton neighborhood believed to have been used as a restaurant for more than a century will reopen as C&L Restaurant serving New Orleans soul food favorites, based on the recommendation of city planners this week. The vacant brick building at 8638 Hickory Street, owned by Darryl Lewis, is currently zoned residential, [...]