One charter group alleges the state-run Recovery School District and its contractor withheld a report detailing asbestos problems.
Transportation is the topic of the Coffee on Your Corner event for District A to be held Thursday, May 16, at the IHop on 3511 S. Carrollton Ave. from 10 to 11 a.m. The city’s Coffee on Your Corner events bring city officials and representatives into neighborhoods for coffee and an exchange of information. District [...]
New Orleans native and NFL Pro Bowler Tyrann Mathieu will host the 2nd annual weekend of events benefiting his New Orleans-based nonprofit. The weekend kicks off with a soiree at the New Orleans Jazz Market Friday, May 17, and features a Celebrity Kickball Classic on Saturday, May 18. The Tyrann Mathieu Foundation, a nonprofit organization with the [...]
Thursday, May 16 Allison Levy: “House of Secrets: Many Lives of a Florentine Palazzo” 6-7:30 p.m. Garden District Book Shop 2727 Prytania Street (The Rink) 504-895-2266 Allison Levy discusses and signs her book, “House of Secrets,” the remarkable story of Palazzo Rucellai from behind its celebrated façade. Sunday, May 19 Errol Barron: “Tulane [...]
Multiple bills are way down in New Orleans. But they still offer prosecutors leverage as a threat. Court Watch volunteers saw prosecutors reference the habitual offender law in 16 percent of plea-deal cases in 2017, 13 percent in 2018.
At least 59 people were jailed for contempt in 2018 based on questionable drug tests, watchdog group says.
Four victims were injured Monday afternoon in a shooting in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At about 3 p.m., officers responding to a report of gunshots found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the ankle in the 2100 block of Fourth Street. A second male victim was discovered in the [...]
The order came down 15 minutes before graduation was set to begin, according to a civil rights attorney who represented six students.
Shooting in Hollygrove A 22-year-old was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds on Sunday at 10:38 p.m. in the 8700 block of Apricot Street. Police found him while responding to a report of gunshots in the area. He was transported to local hospital via EMS. Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is [...]
from the City of New Orleans Today, the City of New Orleans released the following information following heavy rains and thunderstorms that moved through the metro area Sunday morning. More than five inches of rain fell in parts of the city between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m., with bouts of heavy rain at rates of [...]
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting early Sunday near Lafayette Cemetery No. 2 in Central City. Just after midnight on Sunday, May 12, a man and woman were driving on Washington Avenue near South Saratoga Street when shots were fired from a passing vehicle. The man, 56, was taken to the 2nd [...]
Entergy New Orleans could face $2 million fine over frequent outages The New Orleans City Council’s utility advisers are recommending […]
from Green Light New Orleans Green Light New Orleans, a nonprofit organization working towards a greener future, invites the public to its Spring Block Party on Saturday, May 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. The festivities will take place at the Fidelity Bank branch at 1201 S. Carrollton Ave (at Oak St.) and will feature [...]
Marta Jewson on the resignation of a charter school network's CEO. Michael Isaac Stein on the latest recommended fines against Entergy New Orleans. And some highlights from The Lens' most recent public records workshop.
The South Galvez Street Infrastructure Project officially ended on Thursday when city officials gathered for a ceremony. The project, which cost $5.4 million to complete, runs from Toledano Street to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. It was designed in accordance with New Orleans’ Complete Streets policy. “The residents in this area needed to see that [...]
A 20th century complex of buildings in a district revered for its 19th century architecture was given official landmark status Wednesday by the Historic District Landmarks Commission. Designed and constructed in 1968, the Norwegian Seamen’s Church held its last service on Christmas Eve 2018. It then changed to secular hands, and its new owners are [...]
Stunning indifference to community resistance
Unity of Greater New Orleans came out against the ordinance in a letter to the city. Mayor Cantrell is considering a veto.
750 local nonprofits received more than 50,000 donations and over $5.9 Million during the 2019 GiveNOLA Day. The Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Center for Philanthropy presented their annual giving event on May 7. The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Uptown’s Louise S. McGehee School, and the Louisiana Children’s Museum received the highest dollar amounts, while GiveNOLA’s [...]
The report shows about 2,600 outages in the city from mid-2016 to mid-2017.