Fundraiser at Eiffel Society will benefit two education nonprofits

A happy hour fundraiser tonight at the Eiffel Society on St. Charles Avenue will benefit two New Orleans education nonprofits, one that recruits more black male teachers to provide positive role models in the classroom, and one that promotes success in science and technology. Hosted by the philanthropic organization “trepwork,” the fundraiser will run from [...]

Suspect wanted for domestic aggravated burglary: NOPD

New Orleans Police officers are searching for Ronald Lathers (DOB: 03/22/1988), who is wanted in connection with a domestic aggravated burglary incident that occurred in the 2100 block of Baronne Street. The victim told police that at or around 9:55 a.m. on August 15, 2018, she was entering her residence when she was approached from [...]

Cherry Coffee request for second restaurant in Lower Garden District sails through first hearing

Cherry Coffee, the cafe that first launched in a former firehouse near Wisner Park, has won an enthusiastic thumbs-up from the City Planning Commission to convert its second location in the Lower Garden District into a restaurant. Cherry opened its second coffee shop in the newly-built Julian building at 1581 Magazine Street in April and [...]

Low water pressure expected on Cherokee Street

Low water pressure is expected Tuesday on Cherokee Street while a new water line is installed, the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans said. Contractors with Fleming Construction will install the 8-inch pipe between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, possibly reducing water pressure for residents on Cherokee between Pearl and Dominican [...]

Three people arrested in connection with armed robbery on Delachaise Street

Three people were arrested this week in the investigation into an armed robbery on Delachaise Street, New Orleans police said. The robbery took place Aug. 12 in the 700 block of Delachaise Street. The suspects were all arrested Wednesday in Kenner on charges of armed robbery with a firearm, aggravated battery and criminal conspiracy, according [...]

Steve Scalise extols bipartisanship, defends Trump in New Orleans address (live video)

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise touted the virtues of civility and bipartisanship in Washington and his strong relationship across the aisle with Democratic colleague Rep. Cedric Richmond on Wednesday in New Orleans, even while simultaneously defending a President whose public insults and attacks on perceived enemies is the foundation of his personal style. Speaking at a [...]

Five weeks of lane closures ahead for drainage work on St. Charles Avenue in Lower Garden District

The outside travel and parking lanes on both sides of St. Charles Avenue will be closed for the rest of August and much of September for drainage work and road reconstruction, city officials said. The lane closures between Erato and Euterpe streets will begin Thursday morning and continue for five weeks. For more information, see [...]

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