Trash clean-up plan includes at least 10 new cameras linked to the city's Real Time Crime Monitoring Center. The monitoring center collects footage from more than 300 cameras around the city, the Mayor's Office said.
Auctioneer and Crescent City Auction Gallery (CCAG) owner Adam Lambert started working for his dad at the ripe age of five. At the time, Sidney Lambert was manager of a New Orleans auction house. Young Adam would help during auctions by running bid sheets from the auction podium to the main office. Now, some 30+ [...]
The Uptown-based Second District of the New Orleans Police Department has moved into its new building on Broadway Street in Gert Town, leaving its century-old former headquarters now vacant. After the new building neared completion in late August, Second District officers began moving in in early August. The new station is now being used regularly, [...]
Students were given extra assistance on tests. Some exams had unusually high numbers of answers changed from wrong to right.
All 24 members of the Audubon Commission must now be residents of New Orleans and appointed by the mayor under any circumstances, the New Orleans City Council decided this month — leading to the resignation of at least one member and growing calls for the commission to broaden its diversity by adding representation from more [...]
By Nicholas Reimann for UptownMessenger.com It may still be over a month to Halloween, but the NOLA Horror Film Fest is set to bring in some scares a little earlier as it opens for its eighth annual event Thursday at the Prytania Theatre. Thursday night will feature the festival’s opening film — Louisiana-produced “The God [...]
A man tried to rob a business on Milan Street at gunpoint Monday morning, but his clumsy handling of his firearm gave the business owner the opportunity to escape, New Orleans police said. Shortly before 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17, the gunman walked into the business in the 1700 block of Milan Street (between Carondelet [...]
The move comes three months before Orleans Parish residents will vote on whether to change the city’s charter to add a council member to the utility’s governing board.
By Samuel Kahn, Loyola Student News Service Bike lanes are being added to Baronne Street by safety-vest wearing volunteers to demonstrate how bike lanes promote bike riding and bike safety as New Orleans hosts the 20th Walk Bike Places conference this week. The event runs through Wednesday at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel on Canal [...]
A man suffered several gunshot wounds Sunday night after a shooting just off Earhart Boulevard in Hollygrove, New Orleans police said. The victim, a man in his 40s, was in his vehicle in the 2800 block of Cherry Street (near Apricot Street, which runs alongside Earhart Boulevard) around 9:45 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, when a [...]
A resident's lament: "It's like we aren't even here."
New Orleans’ Restaurant Week has only two days and nights left to enjoy. September is one of the slowest months of the year for restaurateurs, but it’s an excellent opportunity for locals to experience new chefs and new menus from old favorites. Celebrating its eighth year, Restaurant Week New Orleans offers a line-up of restaurants [...]
Mayor Cantrell appears to have broken state law with private Sewerage and Water Board conference calls. Group proposes strict new rules for short-term rentals.
One thousand runners are expected to dash across the Tulane Uptown campus on Saturday evening as part of the Fifth Annual Blue Doo Run, a fundraiser for prostate cancer research. The two-mile race begins at 5 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 15) behind Gibson Hall on St. Charles Avenue, and is open to all runners and walkers [...]
A closer look at the disaster response Trump calls one of FEMA's best efforts.
City planners are “skeptical” about McDonald’s plan to demolish their two-story restaurant on St. Charles Avenue and replace it with a new building designed to be more manageable for staff, but will continue talks with the corporation’s architects and attorneys for another month before making a recommendation, they said this week.
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With an overall enrollment of more than 1700 students, Lusher Charter School CEO Kathy Riedlinger understands the importance of her students developing strong reading skills at an early age. That’s why Riedlinger, her elementary principal and two other Lusher leaders attended a symposium yesterday hosted by the Center for Development and Learning (CDL), a non-profit [...]
The Residents for Ethical and Sustainable Tourism ordinance has been presented to the council. STR critic says she is optimistic that a council member will introduce it for consideration.
Investigators have identified a suspect in a break-in at a vacant Central City home where several appliances were stolen, and are hoping the public can help locate him, New Orleans police said. The break-in at a vacant property in the 2700 block of Thalia Street was discovered around the afternoon of Aug. 31, when a [...]