Robert Morris

Apr 202018

A map of short-term rental licenses issued in the Uptown area. More than 4,500 licenses have been issued in the city. (via city of New Orleans)

The City Planning Commission will hold its first public hearing Tuesday afternoon as it considers reforms to the city’s laws allowing short-term rentals like AirBnB, and expects to issue recommendations based on those comments and its own research this summer. Continue reading »

Apr 192018

A Sixth District task force sergeant stands outside the crime scene marked off at the corner of Camp and Delachaise streets, where a resident was shot in the chest during a carjacking Oct. 2, 2012. ( file photo by Robert Morris)

Sandy Kaynor Jr. (via

Sandy Kaynor, the attorney who was critically wounded when he was shot in the driveway of his Camp Street home in 2012, has died from his injuries, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

Apr 172018

Susan Guidry (center) speaks, while Joe Giarrusso III (left) and Gordon McLeod listen during a town hall meeting on short-term rentals Monday night at St. Mary’s Dominican. (photo courtesy of Carrollton Area Network)

Although she has less than a month left in office, District A City Councilwoman Susan Guidry is continuing to advocate for tighter regulations of AirBnB and other short-term rental platforms that she originally sought two years ago — and the incoming class of council members say they are listening to her.

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Apr 162018

Incoming Councilman Joe Giarrusso III speaks at a Carrollton neighborhood meeting in December. (Robert Morris,

Both outgoing District A City Councilwoman Susan Guidry and incoming Councilman Joe Giarrusso III will meet with Carrollton residents tonight to discuss issues relating to short-term rentals. Continue reading »