A 34-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday after allegedly attacking a man with a pair of scissors during an argument last week on South Robertson Street, New Orleans police said. Donchell Jones, 34, was arrested on a charge of aggravated battery after the attack July 18 in the 3800 block of South Robertson Street. Jones and [...]
Officials are eager to start spending $2 billion dollars on infrastructure repairs, but say they’ll look for ways to build more resiliently in the coming years
The difficult odds of upsetting U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise cannot be understated: the nationally-known Republican has never garnered less than two-thirds of the vote in his Congressional district. Nevertheless, Tammy Savoie is persisting. And, for the first time in what may be decades, Democrats in New Orleans believe they have found a candidate who can [...]
I used to think that purchasing a “whole house” generator or putting a dozen or more solar panels on my roof was an unnecessary expense. Now I am reconsidering those options after surviving a recent brownout on one of those 100 degree days – and realizing the electricity is going out in New Orleans neighborhoods [...]
A man who grabbed a woman’s purse from her as she walked on Prytania Street Tuesday evening was arrested shortly afterward, New Orleans police said. The victim, a woman in her 30s, was walking near Prytania and Milan streets around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, when a man later identified as 22-year-old Marlick Williams came [...]
That could delay the ruling in a lawsuit filed by opponents of the plant.
The City Planning Commission gave unanimous approval this afternoon to the new “Fallen Saint” immersive theatre venue on Magazine Street, after hearing from dozens of Lower Garden District neighbors. The meeting has just concluded, and this article will be updated soon with a summary of the debate. To read a recap of the meeting, see [...]
Brent Washington Sr. is under a formal investigation for doing accounting work for Harney on the side.
The Freret Beer Room won easy approval from the New Orleans City Council to add an “Annex” selling packaged liquor next door, despite a slightly more contentious path through the city planning process earlier this summer. Eli Gay, owner of the Freret Beer Room, needed a conditional-use permit from the City Council in order to [...]
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With two weeks left before New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School students return to class, the faculty is now 100 percent staffed for the coming year — including a new principal. Dr. Monique Cola — a Tulane University Ph.D. in neuroscience who was previously the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs/Executive Dean at Delgado [...]
Magazine Street’s annual summertime shindig — now called “Moonlight on Magazine” after years as the “Cool Down Block Party” — returns this weekend with a special birthday performance by jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis showcasing his new album, alongside a host of late-evening shopping and dining specials from local businesses. The party runs from 5 to [...]
The popular local band The New Orleans Suspects are seeking help from the public after all their instruments were stolen from a van parked in the Oak Street area near the Maple Leaf Bar, according to our partners at WWL-TV. “From keyboards to guitar amps to Willie Green’s Neville Bros custom drum kit…these thieves seemed [...]
As the first hearing before city officials approaches for a warehouse on Magazine Street slated to be converted into the venue for an avant-garde immersive theatre project called “The Fallen Saint,” Lower Garden District residents are continuing an increasingly heated debate about whether its traffic will revitalize that corner of the neighborhood or overburden it. [...]
The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in locating and identifying a subject believed to be responsible for the armed robbery incident that occurred on July 13, 2018 in the 5600 block of Annunciation Street. The victim told police that at about 9:35 p.m., she was loading her 2001 Chevrolet Suburban when an unknown [...]
StayLocal is hosting a free “Office Hours” consultation Thursday featuring local experts in marketing and technology, as part of its broader effort to encourage New Orleans businesses to seek these services from firms in the city. The “Office Hours” consultations are free 20-minute sessions with local business experts on a variety of topics, which also [...]
A 33-year-old woman was arrested early Sunday after she allegedly followed a man to his home, beat him with a knife and then stabbed him with it, New Orleans police said. Ashley Muse, 33, followed the victim — a man in his 30s — to his home in the 2300 block of Peniston Street (near [...]
Lemonshark Poke on Magazine Street will join the sushi-bowl craze this week; a new restaurant called Masterp1ece has moved into the Little Tokyo space on South Carrollton, and Saffron has expanded its offerings to lunch. Lemonshark Poke at 2901 Magazine will be the second national chain offering raw fish over bowls of rice on the [...]
Four local judicial seats will be filled without elections this year, after only one candidate for each of them qualified to be on the Nov. 6 special and Congressional election ballots. Robert “Bobby” Jones III and Joe Landry will each continue to fill their seats on the Municipal and Traffic Court without opposition, and Paula [...]
A man was injured Friday afternoon in an attack by an assailant with a machete on St. Andrew Street, New Orleans police said. The victim was in the 2000 block of St. Andrew Street (near Danneel Street) around 2 p.m. when a man wearing a “Jimmy Johns” shirt and black hat arrived with a machete, [...]