Music, food and games for kids, adults and seniors alike will make up the Gert Town Community Family Fest this Saturday afternoon at Norwood Thompson Park, New Orleans city officials announced.
A small fire Tuesday afternoon was expected to close Vincent’s Italian Cuisine on St. Charles Avenue for the evening, but the damage was “minor” and employees hoped to see the restaurant reopen for dinner Wednesday.
The proposed demolition of a century-old home on General Pershing just off Magazine — a point of contention for years between owners who want to tear it down and neighbors who want to see it renovated — was rejected again Monday afternoon for the third time in less than two years.
New Orleans police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly broke into a home on Audubon Boulevard in the Fontainebleau neighborhood, authorities said.
Three Uptown swimming pools — at the Lyons Center in the Irish Channel, the Harrell Center in west Carrollton and A.L. Davis Park in Central City — opened for the summer on Monday and will remain open to the public until August, according to a report by Alicia Serrano at MidCityMessenger.com.
The lieutenant who has led the investigations into a number of major Uptown crimes over the past two years was promoted Friday morning to take charge of the citywide anti-gang investigations, New Orleans police said.
A movie production planning to film a simulated car crash will close Religious Street on Friday night, and nearby residents can expect to hear simulated gunfire during the filming as well, New Orleans officials said.
New Orleans police are asking for the public’s help identifying for a man believed to have stolen a laptop from a vehicle parked in the Carrollton area over the weekend, authorities said.
In what advocates are calling a continuation of the revitalization of major neighborhood landmarks, a long-shuttered vocational school just off Broad and Napoleon is slated for transformation into the Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center.
Maple Street Patisserie’s Earhart Boulevard expansion will celebrate its grand opening on Wednesday morning, joining a number of other recent new bakeries in the Uptown area.