The holiday season has arrived, and Magazine Street has all that you need for decorating, shopping, pampering and entertaining. From the CBD to Audubon Park, New Orleans’ historic Magazine Street offers six miles of shopping, dining, art, activities and entertainment for all ages! This year, Merriment on Magazine runs from the day after Thanksgiving [...]
The Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, located at 1307 Louisiana Avenue, presents “A Garden District Christmas Concert 2016” on “Gaudete” Sunday, December 11. The concert begins at 4 p.m. and will feature The Good Shepherd Choir and a mixed repertoire of familiar and unfamiliar music. Though the concert is free to attend, free-will donations [...]
By Caroline Gonzalez, Loyola Student News Service “Welcome to our living room,” is what customers hear when being greeted by Ross and Ria Turnbull, the owners of the new Freret Street dessert destination, Piccola Gelateria. The addition at 4525 Freret St. had its grand opening on Friday, Dec. 3. Piccola was a long-time dream for [...]
A woman was robbed of her cellphone Tuesday night on Joliet Street by a trio of teens, one wielding a handgun with an unusual laser sight, New Orleans police said. The victim — a woman in her 30s — was near Edinburgh and Joliet streets around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, when the three teens [...]
Senior centers across Orleans Parish have contributed to The Older Adults Cookbook Project celebration entitled “A Lifetime of Delicious Memories”. The celebration will be held on Friday, December 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Carrollton-Hollygrove Senior Center, located at 3300 Hamilton Street. The event will feature an opening welcome, “Tales from the Dish”, in which seniors [...]
This Saturday, join the full orchestra and choir for a concert of your favorite Christmas Movie Music! The night will feature special guest celebrity John “Spud” McConnell and selections from Polar Express, Home Alone, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and more! Saturday, December 10th 7:30pmSt. Charles Ave Baptist Church 7100 Saint Charles Ave. @ Broadway St. [...]
The island is endangered for the same reasons that much of coastal Louisiana has become part of the Gulf of Mexico: The land is sinking, river levees are preventing it from being replenished, oil and gas drilling accelerated erosion — and on top of that, seas are rising.
By Danielle Garcia While the Freret Beer Room’s primary focus is all in its name, the new restaurant’s 16 craft beers on tap are also meant to be paired with a full lunch and dinner menu from a chef who’s served in some of the city’s most celebrated restaurants. “We aim to marry good food [...]
New Orleans police are hoping the public can help identify two different suspects caught on surveillance video in a rash of shoplifting cases at the Circle K on South Claiborne and a package theft on Vendome Place in Fontainebleau, authorities said. One man is wanted in four different shoplifting cases at the Circle K store [...]
With over 20 years of experience, the staff at Spa Savoir Faire is dedicated to providing every guest with the utmost quality of service. This cozy, uptown spa will remind you just how wonderful a little pampering can be. They offer a range of services, from massages to waxing, and the experts at Spa Savoir [...]
The building houses a program for students who need special attention for behavioral issues.
Personally, I’ve never been one to armchair quarterback murder investigations or second-guess police when their actions could be described as “restrained.” I’m not a cop and I have no law enforcement training. My relevant expertise as an attorney is limited to simply whether police are operating within the law, and that’s a limited scope. However, [...]
New Orleans police are looking for a real-life Grinch this holiday season after a would-be burglar wearing the Christmas-stealing character on his T-shirt was caught on surveillance video last week trying to break into a Baronne Street home, authorities said. The suspect, who appears to be in his late teens, was caught on security camera [...]
What looked like rice was maggots. Part of her body was actually rotting way.
I am frequently asked where to dine, “where’s the best new place?” even, “where’s the best old place?” It’s an impossible question in New Orleans. There are too many choices. My column is mainly limited to the Uptown area, so that narrows the scope somewhat, but not really. Last night’s question was, “Where are you [...]
But he could change direction at agencies, and Congress could cut their budgets to reduce enforcement.
By R. Stephanie Bruno If you ever set foot inside of the CVS on Prytania Street or Zara’s across the way, you couldn’t help but notice Roechelle Cox. She was the ray of sunshine who welcomed you at both neighborhood spots for about three years, until July of this year. That was when her CVS [...]
Homicide detectives have arrested one woman on a murder charge in a fatal October shooting on Jackson Avenue, and they have identified a suspect in a November killing on Foucher Street, New Orleans police said. Nicole Williams, 41, was arrested Thursday on a charge of second-degree murder in the Oct. 15 shooting death of Charmaine [...]
With barely more than a week before the Dec. 10 election, officials with the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans are making their final effort to spread the word about voting to renew a tax that provides the agency with a third of its budget for draining the city. For voters in New Orleans, [...]
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