On Saturday, the Big Easy Roller Girls were back in business for a double-header of bouts. In the first matchup, the BERG AllStars lost a close one to the Windy City Second Wind 120 to 135. NOLA received some redemption after the break when the BERG Crescent Wenches routed the Hub City Misfits 219 to 55. Photos after the jump.
NOPD have used video footage to identify a suspect in the burglary of a Carollton residence. Detectives are now asking the public's assistance in tracking down Haley Smith, 29 years old, on charges of Burglary of an inhabited dwelling.
LSU allumn, Zach Mettenberger is no stranger to taking hits from Alabamans, but the blows are normally delivered on the field. On Saturday, the quarterback, now with the NFL's Tennessee Titans, maintaned a sense of humor about being punched in the face by a 'Bama fan as well being ribbed by his new teammates.
On Saturday, The Louisiana Bucket Brigade staged their annual fundraiser, the Dance-A-Thon at Café Istanbul. All ages and styles of dance were represented at the fancy footed benefit for the environmental advocacy group. NoDef's Brandon Robert was on hand to capture all of the action. Photos after the jump.
Two people are dead after a fiery collision at the Franklin Avenue off-ramp of Iinterstate 610 East. According to NOPD, the single car accident occurred last night around 5:30 p.m. The police's Fatality Unit is investigating the wreck.
Accomplished trumpeter Wynton Marsalis returns to his native city this evening for a special benefit concert with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, the band he leads in New York. Audubon Zoo wraps up its family-friendly outdoor movies with a showing of E.T. the Extra Terrestrial. Longtime Louisiana Representative Lindy Boggs passed away one year ago today. She was the state's first woman in Congress . Read on for more of Sunday’s featured events:
The summer heat is starting to enter oppressive territory and Sean Payton is talking about Drew Brees' eating habits. It can only mean Saints' training camp is upon us.
NOPD is asking the public's assistance in locating an Arkansas woman who was reported missing while visiting New Orleans. Kristi Embling, 45, hasn't been seen or heard from over the last two days, family members told police.
A Mid-City park is playing host to New Orleans' Latino Heritage Fest on Saturday. From noon-5 p.m., Easton Park (3141 Toulouse St.) will be the scene of music, salsa and, of course, soccer games
NOPD is looking for suspects in a pair of recent brazen crimes. A group of three people attacked a man in the CBD last weekend, and police released photos of three people wanted for questioning. This week, a man robbed an Uptown home in the middle of the day.
Roller derby and classic rock at UNO tonight—or, a fun people-watching game known as Big Easy Rollergirls Enthusiast Or Steely Dan Devotee? Plus, a banned Iranian film at the Zeitgeist and two modern pieces at the Marigny Opera house. On other side of the Gulf, today’s date recalls the 26th of July Movement, the revolutionary guerrillas Fidel Castro led to power in Cuba. More details tonight:
The final draft of the city's comprehensive zoning ordinance is now available for public review. The law governs land use throughout the Crescent City, and has been undergoing changes for the last three years. Prior drafts were released by the City in 2011 and 2013, with a round of public hearings following each new working copy.
On this Friday night, Eddie Roberts is at Tip's and the mastermind of the Melvins is at One Eyed Jack's. Culture-wise, NOMA hosts its first edition of Murals on Screen, and one-act operas continue at the Marigny Opera House. Here's the rundown:
Operation Save America has been taking to the streets of New Orleans to speak out against abortion all week. On Thursday night, a pro-choice group marched outside City Hall to add their voices. The two groups came face-to-face when members of the out-of-town anti-abortion org showed up at Duncan Plaza.
A memorial event will be held Friday (7-25) for Geric Geck, the man who was killed while riding his bicycle last week after colliding with an 18-wheeler near the corner of St. Claude and Elysian Fields Ave. The event will be held at the Allways Lounge (2240 St. Claude Ave.), which is located just steps from the crash scene.