Now that Cherry Coffee Roasters has settled into their new space on Magazine Street in the Lower Garden District, they are seeking to add a dinner menu and cocktails. The company, which started as Cherry Espresso inside Stein’s Deli five years ago and then opened a standalone shop in an old fire station on Laurel [...]
A man was injured in a shooting on Thalia Street, and a woman was beaten unconscious by her ex-boyfriend on Baronne Street, according to New Orleans police weekend crime reports. Shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, a 20-year-old man was standing on a porch in the 2400 block of Thalia Street “when a gray [...]
We have news from around the city — and our own newsroom — in this week’s roundup. Founder Karen Gadbois […]
Remembering tar balls, oil slicks and the summer that wasn't.
A woman’s ex-boyfriend forced his way into her Toledano Street home overnight, beat her and threw her down the stairs, New Orleans police said Friday morning. The man got inside the home in the 3100 block of Toledano Street (between South Prieur and South Roman streets) through an open window around 2:30 a.m. Friday, June [...]
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Building on the most successful year in our history, The Lens is announcing a significant shake-up of editorial and administrative […]
Union Ramen, a new restaurant planned by a founding partner of the Eiffel Society, recently held its first meeting with Lower Garden District neighbors as it seeks the city’s permission to open in the Magazine Street building that formerly held Jim Russell Rare Records. Union Ramen is the creation of Jeff and Cat Gapultos, working [...]
The beloved characters from children’s author Mo Willems sing and dance their way through an hour-long vaudevillian romp suitable for the smallest theatre-goers and priced for families. An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are best, best, “bestus” (a word Gerald and Piggie made up that means “very best”) friends, but Gerald worries [...]
A man walking on Josephine Street was stabbed several times by an acquaintance trying to rob him overnight, New Orleans police said Thursday morning. The victim, a 20-year-old man, was walking in the 2000 block of Josephine Street (near Danneel Street) around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, when he was confronted by a man he [...]
As an elementary school student attending PS #38 in Jersey City, New Jersey, this author has vivid memories of her school’s annual June 14th Flag Day celebration, where students whose families hailed from many countries paraded with their flags in a show of patriotism, hope and freedom. Americans should see plenty of those same feelings [...]
A public-relations company billed Entergy about $55,000 to bring supporters to two public meetings.
A teen girl was carjacked at gunpoint by a man riding in her car overnight on Washington Avenue, New Orleans police said Wednesday morning. The victim, a 17-year-old girl, was driving near Washington and South Jefferson Davis Parkway shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, when she got into an argument with a man in [...]
“Tee Eva” Perry, who was widely known for both her Magazine Street praline shop and her representation of the New Orleans baby doll tradition, was memorialized Monday night with a second line in her honor after her death last week at age 83. Tee Eva second line @UptownMessenger pic.twitter.com/ivbZletxcg — Zach Brien (@zjbphoto) June [...]
The company says the council’s decision is “incompatible” with its system to help register users.
A man and a woman were both injured Monday evening in a shooting on Adele Street, New Orleans police said. The victims, both in their 20s, were standing in the 700 block of Adele Street (near Chippewa Street) shortly before 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 11, when two gunmen emerged from behind a vehicle and began [...]
“The Lost Boys,” the 1987 movie that the New York Times hailed as a “hip, comic twist on classic vampire stories” set in a beachfront California town, will be screened for free Wednesday night on Broad Street as part of the Carpark Cinema film series. The movie starts at 7 p.m. at Broad Street Cider [...]
One man reported being shot on Toledano Street over the weekend, and two people were wounded by gunfire the next night on Felicity Street, New Orleans police said. The first shooting was reported around 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 8, when a man in his 30s showed up at a home in the 2100 block of [...]
Cafe Reconcile is memorializing the recent losses of two of its benefactors, restaurateur Ella Brennan and food journalist Anthony Bourdain, with a new shrimp, bacon and blue cheese po-boy named jointly in their honor. The “Brennan and Bourdain” or “B&B” po-boy dresses buffalo shrimp with bacon, crumbled blue cheese and tomato on Leidenheimer bread, and [...]
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum holds a yearly “Made in Louisiana” festival. The fest features merchants, chefs, distillers and all-around interesting people with locally made products available in New Orleans. I was lucky enough to be invited, and I plan to introduce you to some of those people and their products. Part One Bulldog [...]