A man was fatally struck by a SUV on South Claiborne Avenue on Thursday evening, New Orleans police said.
A Subway sandwich shop is seeking permission to become the latest fast-food operator on Magazine Street, with plans to open the corner of unit of a strip mall near Valence Street, city documents show.
A man was shot in the head early Thursday morning on Magnolia Street in Central City, New Orleans police said, just two short blocks from the location of a fatal shooting a day earlier.
The deadly violence on Fat Tuesday in New Orleans persisted into Wednesday morning, when another person was shot to death on Magnolia Street in Central City, New Orleans police said.
A man was shot to death along the St. Charles Avenue parade route late Tuesday afternoon in one of three Mardi Gras day shootings that left three people dead and five more injured across the city, New Orleans police said.
Rex, the king of Carnival, presided over Mardi Gras Day in the year of his city’s tricentennial not by reviewing its entire history, but focusing on its earliest days in a parade titled “L’Ancienne Nouvelle-Orléans.”
The Krewe of Zulu started the party on Mardi Gras day with their annual parade on St. Charles Avenue, featuring appearances by Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell, filmmaker Spike Lee, the New Orleans Saints, and the krewe’s own cadre of celebrities like the Big Shot, the Governor and more.
The Krewe of Proteus invoked the blessings of ancient gods on Monday night as they started off the Lundi Gras show on the Uptown parade route.
In conjunction with its first year toilet-papering the avenues on the Uptown route, the Krewe of Thoth riffed on the theme of “Rolls” on Sunday morning.
The Krewe of Okeanos took Uptown parade goers on a tour of the world Sunday morning.
The Krewe of Tucks rolled their 50th parade Saturday on the Uptown route, and turned that “golden” anniversary into exactly the kind of jokes you would expect them to.
The Krewe of Iris managed to dodge the rain threat Saturday morning on St. Charles Avenue to present their parade, “Iris Through The Ages.”
The Krewe of Morpheus closed out Friday night’s parades on the Uptown route with an array of exotic animals.
Le Krewe d’Etat used a theme of “The Dictator’s Museum of Art” to mock subjects both local and national, with particular emphasis on President Trump and Mayor Mitch Landrieu.
The Krewe of Hermes brought its literary inclinations home to New Orleans on Friday night with a theme of “Arts and Letters” that showcased the area’s finest artists.