New Orleans police say their investigation into the brazen recent robberies of three Uptown restaurants and their patrons is continuing to follow multiple leads, while neighborhood groups and business owners continue to discuss ways to improve their own safety.
We’re focusing on women voters this week because there are more of them, they vote more frequently than men, and they value issues differently. Unfortunately, not as many seek elected office and are often unprepared financially for the demands of the election process.
With early voting starting this Saturday, it’s time for all of us to really focus in on which candidates to vote for. Between the oversized influence of Super PAC spending, and the failure of some candidates to show up at forums (David Vitter, please note), it’s sometimes hard to know where the candidates stand on the issues.
Which Uptown New Orleans neighborhoods’ historic architecture requires legal protection — and how much protection those neighborhoods should receive — received its first round of discussion Wednesday by the committee that could end up proposing changes that become the city’s new law.
More than 50 4-year-olds started their school careers today at the new John W. Hoffman College Prep campus on South Prieur Street, a Head Start program created by the New Orleans College Prep charter network in hopes of fulfilling the neighborhood’s desire to see a school rebuilt on the site.
At St. George’s Preschool, we believe that children’s work is play, and through play comes significant learning. Our program offers a secure and exciting environment for children ages one through four to participate in daily discovery-based, hands-on learning experiences that expose them to the foundational concepts of literacy, math, writing, science and social studies.
New Orleans police investigators have released a surveillance photo taken during the robbery of a cell-phone store near the Walmart in the River Garden development, authorities said.
The large corner lot that locals knew as the Weber Garden Center for decades and more recently the Freret Garden Center is planned to become two new buildings as the latest major project planned for the corridor, architects on the project told city officials Monday.
Junior League of New Orleans will begin their Health and Wellness Speaker Series with “Mind, Body, and Spirit”. This event will offer information about meditation and stress management, negotiating skill, and physical fitness.
Entergy’s ongoing upgrades of its Uptown transmission lines will move from Leake Street onto Monroe and Plum streets Monday, the utility announced.
Join City Councilwoman Susan Guidry for a night of bowling and live music by Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue this Monday night, Oct. 5 at Rock ‘n Bowl.
Uptown’s bar and restaurant scene is always thriving. There’s just nothing quite like indulging some fine dining on a weeknight, treating yourself to a bottle of wine, taking in a sumptuous three-course meal, and – Wait… Is that – Oh my God, he has a gun!
St. Katharine Drexel Prep on Magazine Street — the Catholic girls’ school on Magazine Street formerly known as Xavier Prep — is holding an open house for prospective families Tuesday as the institution celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.
A man sitting in his vehicle just off Carrollton Avenue was robbed at gunpoint Friday evening, New Orleans police said.
The monthly Freret Market in the parking lot near Napoleon Avenue will feature performances by the Tanglers Bluegrass Band and Debauche today (Saturday, Oct. 3) in addition to its usual array of unique local food and craft vendors.
A rapid-pursuit helicopter. Advanced audio technology to triangulate gunshot locations. Free meals and massages for police officers.
With armed robberies up four percent citywide this year — a point brazenly driven home by holdups at three recent Uptown restaurants — the New Orleans City Council said Friday they are ready to try nearly anything to help the police stop them.
After public outcry over proposed changes to the configuration of Napoleon Avenue, New Orleans city officials announced Thursday that the road will keep two lanes of traffic in each direction, with a bike lane and parking lane on each side, and a walking path down the center of the neutral ground after drainage-canal construction concludes next year.
Students at Tulane and LSU will team up to find a new use for the old Carrollton Courthouse, officials announced Wednesday.
A woman was robbed at gunpoint of her wedding ring and other valuables Thursday evening as she got out of her vehicle in the driveway of a Dublin Street home, she said.