Laurel Street Bakery will celebrate the grand opening of its new location at the corner of Washington and Broad streets on Monday morning.
Tropical Storm Karen has dissipated into a remnant low, and lower temperatures are expected in New Orleans as it passes, meteorologists said.
Lycée Français de la Nouvelle Orléans may seek permission to give students in their paid preschool automatic admission to kindergarten next year, but the issue split parents and school leaders in a discussion Saturday morning.
A weakened Tropical Storm Karen is likely to make landfall in southeast Louisiana over Saturday night, bringing winds of 20 to 30 mph and around 2 inches of rain to the New Orleans area, meteorologists said.
Despite apparent challenges from man and nature, the monthly Freret market will take place Saturday afternoon as planned, organizers said.
Archie Jefferson, younger brother of a former Congressman from a once-powerful political family, is marketing the South Broad Street home where his wife was found murdered last year as a bed-and-breakfast, apparently without a license, according to a report by David Hammer of our partners at WWL-TV and Claire Galofaro of The New Orleans Advocate. After Sandra Peters Jefferson was beaten to death last May, Archie Jefferson was a “person of interest,” but no charges were filed, Hammer and Galofaro report.
Shoppers at Bloomin’ Deals thrift shop on Freret Street can take home everything they can fit in a 33-gallon trash bag on Saturday in the Junior League of New Orleans’ semiannual “Bag Day” clearance sale.
New Orleans is still expected to receive up to 4 inches of rain and winds of 25 to 35 mph this weekend as Tropical Storm Karen comes ashore on the Gulf Coast, meterologists said Friday morning.
But Bascle, confined to a wheelchair by muscular dystrophy, says he remains just as serious about making New Orleans accessible to people with disabilities as he was when he ran for mayor in 2010.
“It’s been four years,” Bascle said. “Stuff that I thought would be done by now still isn’t.”
Sandy Kaynor, the attorney who was critically wounded a year ago in a carjacking in the driveway of his home in the Touro neighborhood, had temporarily made it home and was relearning to speak, but infection has set in and he has returned to intensive care, his wife tells Meg Farris and our partners at WWL-TV. As his family copes with his continuing struggle, they also trying to find more ways to steer troubled teens off the path of violence, Farris reports.
A 3-foot-long alligator was captured by workers from Audubon Zoo early Tuesday afternoon after a few days hanging around the condos at 123 Walnut Street.
On Thursday evening at the Prytania Theatre, musician Glen David Andrews will host a free screening of the “Red Bull Street Kings” documentary about the 2010 competition between The Stooges, The Free Agents, To Be Continued and Soul Rebels brass bands.
See the news release below for details:
Glen David Andrews to Host Viewing of 2010 Brass Band Competition Film, “Red Bull Street Kings”
WHO: Glen David Andrews will host a documentary screening of the “Red Bull Street Kings” 2010 film followed by a Q&A session with members from the 2010 Red Bull Street Kings winning band, The Stooges.
WHAT: Red Bull Street Kings returns to New Orleans this October to find the city’s best brass bands and crown a new street king. It all goes down during the biggest brass band blowout of the year for round two under the Claiborne Bridge on Oct. 26, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Red Bull Street Kings last crowned a street king in 2010; now the search is on again.
In 2010, more than 5,000 spectators came out to watch The Free Agents, The Stooges, To Be Continued and Soul Rebels brass bands battle it out under the bridge. Red Bull Street Kings crowned The Stooges brass band kings and sent them to the Red Bull Studios Los Angeles where they spent three days recording with Mannie Fresh.
WHEN: October 3rd, 2013
Doors at 7:30 pm
WHERE: Prytania Theater
5339 Prytania Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
COST: FREE TO VIEW – Seats are limited
Please click here to RSVP: http://win.gs/rbskdoc
Boh Brothers Construction Co., the contractor currently installing a drainage canal on Napoleon Avenue between Claiborne Avenue and Carondelet Street, won the contract last week for the final phase of extending that canal down to Constance Street, authorities said.