Police are hot on the trail of five suspect involved in an August 23rd mugging in the Quarter. After investigation, NOPD Detective Chris Laborde retrieved video footage of the incident. Authorities have now released images and descriptions of the alleged assailants.
Property owners miffed by taxes will have the opportunity to speak their mind soon. The City announced today that owners appealing 2015 assessments will receive letters from City Council with hearing dates and information this week.
Now upgraded to a tropical storm, Dolly continues to head for the coast of Mexico. The National Weather Service predicts that Dolly will make landfall later today or early tomorrow.
By Ashley Rouen
This weekend the rain stoppped and the sun beat down on Bourbon Street for Southern Decadence. The heat index hit a scorching 98 degrees as onlookers scrambled for shade. Still, the mood on the street is one of pride with a rainbow flair. Though public nudity is prohibited, leather daddy's and beaus show off their bodies in a gay celebration that got its start back in 1972. Amidst a landscape of shootings and just after the ninth anniversary of Katrina, New Orleanians took a minute to pay tribute to the good times, ourselves and what makes us uniquely us -- our decadence.
New Orleans has a new home for college football: Tulane celebrates the official opening of Yulman Stadium today. The team play their first game in their new home this Saturday against Georgia Tech. Get a taste of the history of New Orleans’ most venerable restaurants at the Louisiana State Museum, tonight and Thursday only. And it’s time to space out: Hawkwind’s Nik Turner saxes it up at Siberia tonight. Click through for more events and free punk rock tonight:
Labor Day may be upon us, but Hurricane Season is not quite over. The National Weather Service (NWS) announced that Tropical Depression Five has formed in the Bay of Campeche.
NOPD's busy summer continues. Police are investigating a new shooting and searching for suspecrs in an old shooting. A lead opened up in a home invasion. A man was carjacked in the Quarter, a McDonald's robbed in the Marigny, and uptown, a roommate squabble went awry.
Now is the winter of our discontent, made inglorious summer by another appalling, jejune movie. Films spotlighting a lone middle-age man kills dozens of people while taking a young woman somewhere should not be produced anymore. Alas, the previews for the disapointment that is Novemebr Man promise at least another two films of the formula. Hollywood now makes movies the same way GM makes cars. Sheer size, tradition and intermittent government assistance keep the assembly lines of shoddy products churning.
Saints Executive VP/General Manager Mickey Loomis is nofor his mastery of details. Today, he continued putting together the final, but crucial pieces of a championship team. Loomis announced that the Black n' Gold signed ten players to the practice squad.
It's not uncommon for the police to find lost people in New Orleans. However, today's perplexed pedestrian was a little younger than normal. NOPD are busy with a lost kid this morning. In Gentilly, homicide is on the scene of another shooting.
By Patrick J. Pearson
As we slide into September, the weather is is looking to be pretty static all week A 30-40% chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be a theme. Highs through Friday are expected to climb near 90F. However, nights will bring a reprieve with overnight lows in the upper 70's.
Happy Labor Day! We’ve made it through another August in New Orleans—not that it’s about to cool down just yet. If you’re not spending this holiday Monday grilling or chilling, how about going out to the ball game? For Labor Day, Antenna Gallery presents a special set of documentaries about the lives and work of labor activists. Plus, a daring classic film that was banned on release. Details tonight:
Tomorrow starts National Bourbon Heritage Month and this time, we’re not talking about the French dynasty. In one of Congress’ more productive acts, they legislated September to be a celebration of Kentucky’s finest whiskey. NoDef is spending the month talking to bartenders about their favorite bourbon beverages. For starters we talked to Chris Benton at Le Foret (129 Camp St.), Cane & Table (1113 Decatur St.) and Emeril’s gang at NOLA (534 St. Louis St.)
Early this morning, a come-on in the French Quarter turned into a crime. A man who denied the zealous advances of two women on the street found out that they were looking to get into his pockets not his pants. The incident ended in the hospital.