The 2019 Perfect Gentlemen second-line will take place Sunday, Jan. 6, through the Central Business District, the Warehouse District and the Central City, Garden District, Milan and Broadmoor neighborhoods. Traffic will be restricted along the route below. Expect road closures and traffic delays during the event. RTA services might be interrupted during this event as [...]
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Editor Charles Maldonado talks about tourism taxes, jobs and data with Stephen Perry. And education reporter Marta Jewson discusses one of her latest stories, a collaboration with HuffPost on the Center for Resilience.
The New Orleans Police Department has arrested John Crawford, 35, in connection with two auto burglary incidents that occurred on Dec. 27. At about 4 p.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call of a man peering into vehicle windows in the area of the 1400 block of Seventh Street, near Coliseum Street. Officers found [...]
A South Saratoga Street resident answered a knock at the front door Thursday morning only to be robbed at gunpoint of his cash and credit card, New Orleans police said. The victim, a man in his 60s, was at home in the 3300 block of South Saratoga Street around 9:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, when [...]
A fire that broke out Thursday night in the Irish Channel left one man critically injured, the New Orleans Fire Department reports. An emergency call at 8:51 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, reported a “fire with possible persons trapped” at the corner of Constance and First streets. Dispatched at 8:52 p.m., the first New Orleans [...]
The new policy comes as two of the charter group’s schools are set to close.
When the 2020 tax rolls open in August, 2019 Assessor Erroll G. Williams is predicting “substantial changes” for properties located in many of New Orleans prime neighborhoods including Uptown, the Lakefront, the French Quarter and the CBD. Overall, property tax will increase in those neighborhoods as well as the Marigny, Bywater, Treme and Gentilly but [...]
Voters in May will decide on milestone changes to how the city funds and operates its public recreational spaces. To give New Orleanians a clearer understanding of how these cherished city services could be overhauled, the Carrollton Area Network is holding a public forum Jan. 14. Presenters from the Audubon Institute, the New Orleans Recreation [...]
New Orleans Police have arrested Jacoby Trepagnier, 19, in connection with a Foucher Street shooting incident that occurred the day after Christmas. At approximately 3:24 p.m. on Dec. 26, a shooting reportedly occurred in the 2100 block of Foucher Street, where the victim in the incident was found to have been shot multiple times. As [...]
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As New Orleanians turn their attention from Christmas to Carnival, the city’s oldest all-female Carnival krewe has marked a milestone in its 102-year history: claiming the crown of largest ridership of the 2019 Carnival season. The Krewe of Iris’ 2019 ride will boast 34 floats, more than 95 percent of them tandems, carrying 3,450 riders. [...]
The New Orleans Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating a missing person. Zara Alexander, 21, was reportedly last seen early Tuesday, Jan. 1. She was with her friends at a bar in the 4800 block of Tchoupitoulas Street, near Bordeaux Street. Alexander got separated from her friends and has not been seen or [...]
Galactic band members inherit a culturally rich but financially risky enterprise in Tipitina’s, Keith Spera shows in a chronicle of the music club’s turbulent history for the New Orleans Advocate. Since its founding more than four decades ago by 14 Professor Longhair fans, Tipitina’s has played host to roster of colorful characters both on and [...]
New Orleans police officers have arrested a man suspected of drug trafficking in the Holly Grove and Central City neighborhoods. On Dec. 19, NOPD Second District task force officers and members of the Louisiana Office of Probation and Parole executed a search warrant in the 8700 block of Birch Street and the 2700 block of [...]
Local chefs prevail—so far—in fight to strengthen Gulf fisheries
The 2018 Lady and Men Rollers second-line will parade Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Central City, Hoffman Triangle, Broadmoor, Garden District and Milan neighborhoods. The social aid and pleasure clubs are marching with the Grammy-winning Hot 8 Brass Band. Traffic will be restricted along the route below, so expect road closures and [...]
A staggering percentage of kids in New Orleans experience trauma. Safe spaces at schools are hard to come by.
The Trolley Stop Cafe on St. Charles Avenue will be featured in the Jan. 2 season premiere of the Fox reality TV show “Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back,” the Gambit reports. Crews were filming in the popular 24-hour spot in the Lower Garden District last fall. The results, likely to contain kitchen [...]
Fireworks will explode Uptown at 10:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve as part of the city’s expanded New Year’s celebration for the end of the Tricentennial year. Both Uptown and West Bank residents will be able to enjoy the display set off from barges on the Mississippi River between Jefferson Avenue and Napoleon Avenue. Dogs [...]