Court Watch NOLA seeks wholesale reform of the justice system.
As teachers and students search for new jobs and schools, resources dwindle and test scores could too. Part two in a series on school closures in New Orleans.
Proposal would limit residential short-term rentals to owners with a homestead exemption and place caps on commercial short-term rentals.
The Orleans Parish school district has issued Singleton three warnings this school year.
Man robbed on Felicity Street A 48-year-old man was robbed on the street Monday night in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The victim was at Felicity and South Liberty streets at about 8:45 p.m. on Monday, March 11, when he was approached by four men demanding money. He refused, and one of [...]
By Jesse Baum Heirloom Properties, the owner of multiple short-term rental properties, is seeking to transform an empty Lower Garden District lot into a two-suite boutique hotel The lot stands at 1213 Magazine St., between Thalia and Erato streets. Heirloom, its owner, runs 25-30 short-term rental properties, including one directly next door to the 1213 [...]
Cannizzaro and a number of his prosecutors are facing a federal suit for allegedly violating people's civil rights through their use of fake subpoenas and material witness warrants.
The two-mill tax will generate about $6.6 million its first year, but the group says the city has not identified how that money will be spent. The proposal will be on the March 30 ballot in New Orleans.
by Kristine Froeba Uptown restaurants and coffee houses are about to remove outdoor sidewalk seating due to what some local business owners see as cost prohibitive fees being levied by the city. Many residents are expressing their unhappiness on social media. “You are killing small businesses that are the lifeblood of this city,” said New [...]
Zeus’ Rescues is partnering with Footprints to Fitness and the Renaissance Art Hotel to offer an evening of poses and puppies — with a purpose. Participants have a chance to relax, tone their muscles and help stray dogs find a home, all at the same time. “Pups & Poses: Yoga & Pilates & Puppies” benefits [...]
Monday, March 11 Ken Wells discusses “Gumbo Life: Tales from the Roux Bayou” 6 p.m. Bayou Black native and former Wall Street Journal reporter Ken Wells looks at the history and influence of gumbo, the role it plays in Cajun culture and life on the bayou, and it has become one of the world’s most [...]
The New Orleans Police Department has arrested a 16-year-old male in connection with a homicide in Hollygrove. The incident occurred on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 12:52 a.m. in the 8400 block of Oleander Street. The victim was a 15-year-old male. During the course of the investigation, a suspect was identified and an arrest warrant for [...]
NOPD officers are searching for two suspects who are wanted in connection with two auto burglaries in the Fontainebleau neighborhood. The victim told police that on Feb. 17 at about 9:30 a.m. she entered her vehicle in the 8000 block of Belfast Street and observed that the center console was open and her radio system [...]
Plus, a conservative argues against capital punishment. And a new episode of Behind The Lens.
On Friday, Hansen’s Sno-Bliz, a local summer staple, opened for the first time in 2019. The snowball stand, established in 1939, uses homemade flavors. Its snowcones are made with their own ice machine, the Sno-Bliz, invented by one of the founders, Ernest Hansen.
An emotional hearing last week on a proposed change to environmental cleanup regulations. The LDEQ has since withdrawn the revision pending further public outreach. Plus, four F-rated New Orleans schools implement improvement plans and a major update in the fake subpoena story.
The New Orleans Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating a man accused of stealing a wallet from a drugstore at St. Charles Avenue and Broadway. On Saturday, March 2, at around 7:31 p.m., the victim reportedly left his wallet on the counter after making a transaction. When the victim [...]
Lenten fish frys at Catholic churches and schools start today and continue throughout Lent. Here’s some local Friday fish frys from a list compiled by the Archdiocese of New Orleans. If you know of a fish fry in the Uptown area that’s not on this list, we invite you to leave the information in the [...]
The Department of Public Works, in conjunction with the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans, is now 80 percent complete constructing a road and infrastructure improvement project on Cherokee Street between Benjamin and Pearl streets. The project in the Black Pearl neighborhood was designed by Professional Engineering Consultants Corp. and is being built by [...]
Shrimp & Grits, Gumbo, Poboys, & Snoballs The up-and-coming Faubourg Lafayette is the location of Café Porche & Snowbar which opened last year on Baronne Street. You may have to look twice for the red umbrellas, as the little southern Café is tucked behind a whimsical two-story Lilliputian white and blue Wendy house that operates [...]