To fanfare and long lines, Barrow’s Catfish reopened in Hollygrove last week. A new Guatemalan restaurant is planned for Maple Street; a new cupcake shop has opened on Magazine Street, and Prytania Street brunch favorite Coulis has closed, according to recent restaurant news from around Uptown. Barrow’s reopened Friday, July 6, with visits from City [...]
One woman was robbed Friday afternoon while walking home from work on Toledano Street, and another was robbed of her SUV on Annunciation Street that evening, New Orleans police said. A woman in her 30s was walking home from work in the 3100 block of Toledano Street (near South Galvez) around 2:20 p.m. Friday, July [...]
Experts say New Orleans officials need to need to come to terms with what it means to be a coastal city.
France’s La Fête Nationale, or national celebration, commemorates the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789. La Crêpe Nanou, our resident French bistro, has been an Uptown touchstone since 1983. At 35 years of age, it hasn’t a long history, but in restaurant years, remarkable nonetheless. In a city where things are changing more [...]
Climate change is bringing more intense weather, including more rain, heat and storms. And in New Orleans, extreme weather is […]
The state legislature is creating a new task force to study the endemic problems at the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans — an entity it created more than a century ago — and has requested a report within six months on whether the agency should continue to exist. City Councilman Joe Giarrusso III [...]
The three men already serving multiple-decade sentences in prison for a crime spree that included the shooting of attorney Sandy Kaynor in October of 2012 will not be tried again for murder now that he has died, the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office announced Thursday afternoon. Three men — Charles “Mob Chuck” Carter, Devante “Tae [...]
A self-storage facility proposed for Tchoupitoulas Street that drew opposition from the Irish Channel last month was withdrawn from consideration by the City Council on Thursday, officials said. CubeSmart storage was proposing to build a five-story, 888-unit facility in the 2600 block of Tchoupitoulas Street (with frontage on Third and Rousseau streets), on an L-shaped [...]
In Louisiana, temperatures could increase by ten degrees by the end of the century.
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We know about the scheme to pay people to show up at meetings to support a new natural gas plant in New Orleans. But that was just a fraction of more than a million dollars the utility spent to burnish Entergy’s reputation, script support and monitor opponents.
Cantrell’s spokesman said she knew about the relationship, but “on this and on every other issue — Mayor Cantrell thinks for herself.”
The death of attorney Sanford Kaynor in April was the result of being shot six years earlier in his driveway, Orleans Parish Coroner Dwight McKenna announced late Thursday morning. Kaynor, 58, died April 19 due to “complications of remote gunshot wound” from the October 2012 shooting at his home on Camp Street near Delachaise, according [...]
The proposal by Safeguard Self Storage to expand into a new three-story building next door to its current location on Erato Street in the Lower Garden District received easy approval from the City Planning Commission this week, despite staff concerns about the amount of parking that will be provided. Safeguard is proposing to build a [...]
As President Trump continues to reshape American politics, millennials like New Orleans personal injury lawyer Megan Kiefer, 34, are no longer willing to sit on the political sidelines. A married homeowner living in Bywater, Kiefer is a passionate advocate for issues she believes important and recently played a leadership role in defeating the proposed Sun [...]
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A two-car crash at the intersection of Laurel Street and Louisiana Avenue has sent at least one person to the hospital. The crash also caused minor damage to Atchafalay Restaurant. The driver of the smaller vehicle was taken to the hospital while the driver of the Jeep, which was vaulted into the restaurant, is unharmed, [...]
The sales tax at the new Drive Shack golfing-entertainment complex that is proposed to replace the former Times-Picayune building on Howard Avenue should be 2 cents higher than in the rest of New Orleans, in part to pay for the costs of redeveloping the site, the developers told City Council members on Tuesday. The developers [...]
New Orleans police are searching for a man previously convicted of federal gun crimes on a set of new charges from a raid last week at a Central City home, authorities said. Isaac Williams, 40, is now wanted after a July 3 drug raid at a home in the 3000 block of First Street, according [...]
New Orleans & Company is hosting its July Job Fest in partnership with District B City Councilmember Jay Banks and . The event is Wednesday, July 11 from noon to 3 p.m. at Dryades YMCA, 2220 Oretha C. Haley Blvd. Jobs include Electrical Apprentice for Audubon Nature Institute, Concessions Managers for the Zoo & the Aquarium, and [...]