Reporter Charles Maldonado received an award for his investigation into fake subpoenas.
The word is getting out that Foundation Preparatory Charter School is exactly what parents find most important at some of New Orleans’ most prominent (and private) schools. 9 to 1 student/teacher ratio Enriched learning (like yoga and coding) Focus on diversity Individual Growth Cultural and art appreciation Yes, we have a new location and the [...]
One irony: STRs are gutting the neighborhoods tourists want to stay in.
The former Danneel School caretaker’s cottage on Annunciation Street and a shelter at Audubon Park are two of this year’s “New Orleans Nine” most endangered historical structures, the Louisiana Landmarks Society announced this week. The overgrown caretaker’s cottage at 5703 Annunciation Street was the subject of outcry by neighbors in 2011, and the Orleans Parish [...]
The governing board of Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans has chosen to elevate the school’s current academic director, Marina Schoen, as the school’s next chief executive officer. The board deliberated for more than three hours Thursday night before making the decision. CEO Search committee chair Ben Castoriano praised Schoen’s work with the school over the [...]
City may have improperly used millions in special taxes to satisfy state pension obligations.
A man claiming to have been given the wrong food at the McDonald’s on South Carrollton Avenue got angry at the drive-through workers and threatened them with a gun Tuesday evening, New Orleans police said. Shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, a gray Nissan Altima with five people inside placed an order in the [...]
As the anti-Trump #MeToo wave sweeps across America, three Democratic Louisiana women – Tammy Savoie, Andi Saizan, and Mimi Methvin — are mounting challenges to incumbent Republican members of Congress in this year’s Nov. 6 midterm elections. A resident of Lakeview, Savoie is taking on iconic House Whip Steve Scalise in the 1st Congressional District [...]
The woman accused earlier this month of crashing her car into her fiance’s vehicle, slashing his tires and stabbing him in a Carrollton Avenue parking lot has been arrested on multiple charges, New Orleans police said. Jacquelyn Ward, 46, is charged with aggravated battery, two counts of simple criminal damage to property, two counts of [...]
If the school closes after the 2019-20 school year, students would get priority in the citywide enrollment lottery.
It has also pledged police protection and zones where only NFL-sanctioned commercial activity will be allowed.
Personalized learning is transforming schools in the Crescent City, but what does that mean for students? Some educators support the philosophy but worry it’s causing kids to spend too much time learning alone in front of a screen.
The City Council gave tentative approval to the long-deferred “Love Kreme” ice cream parlor proposed for Louisiana Avenue, but like the similarly controversial Subway sandwich shop on Magazine Street, City Councilman Jay H. Banks said he plans to meet with both sides personally before allowing the ordinance to be drafted. Reginald Commodore began his journey [...]
After the Subway restaurant on South Carrollton was robbed on Saturday morning, investigators have obtained surveillance photos of a suspect and are hoping the public can help identify him, New Orleans police said. The suspect entered the Subway in the 3500 block of South Carrollton shortly before 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, with a black [...]
City workers are launching a two-month repaving project today along Fontainebleau that will create a new bicycle lane between Nashville Avenue and South Broad Street. Parking may be limited within the construction zone and traffic delays are to be expected, according to an announcement from the city’s Roadwork NOLA program. For details, read the full [...]
A woman was dragged into a car and beaten by a man she knew early Wednesday morning on South Rocheblave Street, New Orleans police said. The victim, a woman in her 40s, was leaving a location in the 2800 block of South Rocheblave (near Washington Avenue) around 2 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, when the man [...]
A Message from Incoming President Tania Tetlow to Alumni, Donors and Volunteers from Loyola University on Vimeo. Tania Tetlow, recently named as the 17th president of Loyola University New Orleans and the first layperson to serve in that role, recorded a series of greeting videos in which she introduces herself to students, faculty, parents, alumni [...]
A woman in a Lowerline Street home awoke Monday morning to find an intruder inside who hit her several times before escaping, New Orleans police said. The victim, a 20-year-old woman, was housesitting at a residence in the 1200 block of Lowerline (near Oak Street) on Monday, May 28, and was awakened by a noise [...]
Luvi, a stylish pan-Asian bistro on Tchoupitoulas, and El Libre, a Cuban eatery on Calhoun, are two of Uptown’s latest new restaurants to open, and they will be followed soon by the return of Barrow’s Catfish on Earhart Boulevard, the resurrection of a pre-Katrina favorite. Luvi opened in late April at 5236 Tchoupitoulas, the previous [...]
The Subway restaurant on South Carrollton Avenue was robbed by a masked man on Saturday morning, New Orleans police said. Around 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, the man walked in to the Subway store in the 3500 block of South Carrollton (near Edinburgh Street) with a black T-shirt wrapped around his face, walked around the [...]