Saints Feasts, Playoffs, and homemade King Cake! Can we get a #WhoDat? The Black and Gold are back in the playoffs, and locals are talking about more than just Kamara’s yardage. What’s cooking this Sunday is a hot topic as New Orleanians plan to watch the game from home. Viking’s fans can have their frozen [...]
A man was shot near South Claiborne Avenue in an apparent robbery attempt, New Orleans police say. The victim was at a business near Milan and South Claiborne around 5:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, when he heard someone say, “Give it up,” according to a report by Gray Scheets, a NOPD spokesman.. “The victim then [...]
Another commercial rezoning request — this time just off St. Charles Avenue — led to another round of heated allegations of ulterior AirBnB-related motives on Thursday, as Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell said the issue reaffirms the need for her proposed reform of short-term rental laws just days after the City Planning Commission rejected them. The site [...]
Three finalists have been selected in the search for a new CEO of the New Orleans College Prep charter network, school officials announced this week. The finalists are Joel Castro, Adam Meinig, and Thomas Shepley, chosen from a field of 14 applicants, the school announced. Castro served as associate superintendent of the Lubbock Independent School [...]
Three teens were arrested Tuesday in connection with an armed robbery from last week on Louisiana Avenue, and officers seized a loaded gun from the youngest of them when he was arrested at school, New Orleans police said. The victim was walking in the 1900 block of Louisiana Avenue around 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, [...]
A three-story self-storage facility planned for most of a city block on Tchoupitoulas Street won easy approval from the City Planning Commission on Tuesday, sending it to the City Council for a final decision in the coming weeks. Developer Gordon H. Kolb is planning the storage complex at 4866 Tchoupitoulas, the current site of the [...]
A man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly intruded into his ex-girlfriend’s Erato Street home and threatened her with a knife, New Orleans police said. Jabari Walters, 29, used a stolen key to get into the victim’s home in the 2400 block of Erato Street (behind Simon Bolivar Avenue) shortly before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. [...]
Sponsored by The Hollywood Foreign Press has spoken: The Broad Theater shows the best films. Four of our pictures have 9 awards between them. THE POST opens this week, and while it was shut out at the Globes for its 6 nominations, any film combining the talent of Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, and Meryl Streep [...]
Sr. Jane Remson, O’Carm, has devoted her entire life to serving the community. Descended from a line of hearty Germans who brewed Jax Beer and owned Frey Meats, Remson took her vows right out of Mt. Carmel Academy as an expression of her faith. A trained medical technologist who opened hospital laboratories in the Philippines [...]
The man accused of robbing a victim of his wallet and both stabbing him and apparently biting him in the process on Oak Street last summer has been located and arrested, New Orleans police said. Raymond Shaw, 54, was arrested Friday (Jan. 5) in connection with the robbery that took place June 5, 2017, in [...]
The Orleans Parish School Board sued Einstein for failing to provide transportation, but the group argues public transit vouchers are good enough.
The City Planning Commission is holding its Jan. 9, 2018, meeting in an eighth-floor conference room at City Hall, starting at 1:30 p.m. Video of the meeting will be provided at this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoE99Rj_b4gJiO3KnZjctjg/live See below for live coverage. Live Blog City Planning Commission – Jan. 9, 2018
A woman was robbed Monday evening on St. Charles Avenue by assailants who sprayed her with mace and hit her in the head, and another women had her purse taken by a group of four people in cases earlier in the afternoon Freret Street, New Orleans police said. Around 6:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, a [...]
Jazz musician James Andrews formally filed his notice Monday to withdraw from the special election for Helena Moreno’s seat in the House of Representatives on Monday, leaving four remaining candidates to compete in the March 24 election. Andrews filed the official notice to withdraw on Monday with the Secretary of State’s office, and his status [...]
On Saturday, January 6, the Phunny Phorty Phellows welcomed the 2018 Carnival season with their annual streetcar ride on Saint Charles avenue. Saturday marked the Epiphany, or the 12th night of Christmas, which is used to begin Carnival season.
Beginning this month, Carrollton Boosters will start their Spring Soccer program. This is a recreational, intramural program for boys and girls who were aged 3-16 as of December 31, 2017. The program consists of the following leagues: U-4 Co-Ed, U-6 Co-ed, U-8 Boys, U-8 Girls, U-10 Boys, U-10 Girls, U-13 Boys, U-13 Girls, and U-17 [...]
Brent Washington was paid to do accounting work in addition to his CFO salary.
Defense attorneys are seeking a new trial because their client was convicted after the victim received a fake subpoena.
A man was robbed of his car at gunpoint outside his Soniat Street home early Sunday morning, New Orleans police said. The victim, a man in his late 20s, had arrived home in the 2400 block of Soniat Street (near South Robertson) around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, when two assailants approached him from behind, [...]
Danil Faust, a French Quarter bartender who has made two previous bids for public office, filed paperwork Friday afternoon to run for the state House of Representatives seat to be vacated by Helena Moreno, bringing the official qualifying period to a close. The field for the race at the close of the qualifying period stands [...]