The new master plan for Audubon Park received its final, unanimous approval from the Audubon Commission on Tuesday night in spite of a show of opposition from the public — not for anything contained in the plan, but for its exclusion from discussion of the golf course or the park’s financial future. The plan contains [...]
A series of promotions within the upper leadership of the New Orleans Police Department has brought the Second District a new commander, but she will be a familiar face to Uptown residents. Lt. Jennifer Dupree, who until most recently served as the assistant commander in the district, has been selected as the district’s new commander [...]
The South Broad Street overpass will be closed to traffic for filming overnight Thursday, city officials said. The 800 to 1000 blocks of South Broad — essentially from Perdido Street on the Mid-City side of the overpass to Earhart Boulevard on the Uptown side — will close at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28, and remain [...]
One man has been arrested, but another remains at large and believed to be armed in dangerous in a shooting on Adele Lane earlier this month that investigators have deemed a murder attempt, New Orleans police said. Thaddieus Simmons, 27, was arrested Friday in connection with a June 11 shooting in the 700 block of [...]
The Eiffel Society wants to change its use from an event space to a bar, allowing it to charge a cover for patrons that the owner says he will invest into more improvements to the building, but neighbors already tired of late night parties at the St. Charles Avenue building say they are wary of [...]
A man trying to buy a cell phone from another person around midday Monday on Magazine Street was robbed at gunpoint instead, but officers arrested the suspect shortly afterward, New Orleans police said. The victim, a man in his 30s, was meeting 25-year-old Rodolfo Bartholomew at Magazine and Race streets around 11:40 a.m. Monday, June [...]
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum holds a yearly “Made in Louisiana” festival. The fest features merchants, chefs, distillers and all-around interesting people with locally made products available in New Orleans. I was lucky enough to be invited, and I plan to introduce you to some of those people and their products. Part Two: Louisiana’s [...]
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Brady LaFleur, who has autism and Down syndrome, has spent much of the last year learning one-on-one in a special room in the old McDonogh 35 building. Now the building is being gutted. Brady needs a new space to accommodate him, and the school district isn’t going to find it for him.
After a public-input process that has taken up most of the first half of 2018, the Audubon Commission will meet Wednesday to take a vote on its new master plan, officials said. As developed by the architecture firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, the plan suggests that no more green space be used for new development, and instead focuses [...]
A train derailed on the New Orleans Public Belt railroad tracks near Tchoupitoulas Street, but no one was injured, New Orleans fire officials said. The derailment was reported shortly after 7 p.m. Friday, June 22, at 4822 Tchoupitoulas Street, according to the New Orleans Fire Department. “One train was traveling out of the yard while [...]
The Uptown Swingers Social Aid and Pleasure club closed out the second line season on Sunday, June 24 with their annual parade.
It's been exactly one week since the last time we did this.
A 24-year-old man was indicted on a murder charge this week in connection with a March shooting inside a Hollygrove home that wounded one man and injured another, New Orleans court officials said. Joshua V. Brown Sr., 24, is charged with the second-degree murder of Calvin Powell, also 24, and the attempted second-degree murder of [...]
Documents released to the city council cast doubt on Entergy’s contention that it didn’t know supporters would be paid to show up at public meetings to promote the power plant. An Entergy employee was told of allegations three times, as early as October. Documents also contradict the PR firm’s contention that it didn’t know, either.
Chicago and New Orleans will fuse flavors this Saturday, June 23, for a special food and music social. Pop-Up Noir, the same group behind last February’s Restaurant Week showcasing Black chefs, has partnered with The Revolution Bar in Central City for “Beats and Bites: Bounce the House Day Party.” Acclaimed New Orleans DJ Raj Smoove will [...]
The new bar from the owner of Tujaque’s proposed for the new “Framework” development on Magazine Street in the Lower Garden District has received initial approval from city planners, satisfying their questions about design and moving on to the City Council for final approval. Tujaque’s owner Mark Latter introduced neighbors to his idea for the [...]
Sponsored by It was an incredible weekend this past week (pun intended) as Incredibles 2 proved that maybe 14 years was just the right time for a sequel. With that big movie entering its second weekend, we are doubling down with two new movies that have been highly requested. JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM is [...]
“I call it my life-changing suit,” exclaimed IT professional Cheryl Butler, 2017 Dress for Success New Orleans Client of the Year. Since 1997 Dress for Success has been empowering women – including more than 400 New Orleanians each year — to achieve economic independence. Founded by Nancy Lublin, the global non-profit provides professional attire for [...]