The 70th annual Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day parade will roll Saturday, March 11, on a new route that takes it down most of Magazine Street, the organization announced.
After New Orleans College Prep identified a list of intervention efforts to bring test scores at Sylvanie Williams elementary high enough to retain its charter, a local foundation pledged a $30,000 infusion to help pay for the forms of extra coaching for students, officials said.
A 57-year-old man was arrested this week on a in connection with an investigation into a rape from last August Street on Foucher Street in the Milan neighborhood, and a woman was arrested on a battery charge related to an incident last month on Third Street in Central City, New Orleans police said.
A man was shot Wednesday morning on South Claiborne Avenue near the busy Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard intersection approaching downtown, New Orleans police said.
The Central Carrollton Association will lead a discussion around issues such as the Nix library renovations, maintenance of the neighborhood cemeteries, tree planting, street repairs, zoning issues and crime in their spring meeting and social Thursday evening.
A portion of Patton Street will be closed most of Wednesday for sewer work, while stretches of Audubon Place, Law Road and Louisiana Avenue will all experience low water pressure in the next few days for line installation and repairs, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.
New Orleans city leaders and Carrollton residents celebrated the reopening of the Nix Branch Library after five months of renovations Monday morning with an official ribbon cutting, and officials promised to begin studying ways to address community members’ pleas for access for disabled patrons in the months to come.
There’s no way to sugar-coat this: We came in dead last. Economically, New Orleans is the municipal equivalent of the 2008 Detroit Lions.
According to a report released by the Brookings Institute, New Orleans ranked last among America’s 100 largest cities in terms of economic prosperity between the years of 2010 and 2015. Everything decreased – worker productivity, average standard-of-living, and average wages.
Jimmy Anselmo, the outspoken founder of Jimmy’s Music Club, is hosting a “Rock Against Racism” fundraiser for the Southern Poverty Law Center with a diverse lineup of New Orleans musicians Sunday at his venue, The Willow.
After serving two terms representing Uptown, Mid-City and Lakeview on the New Orleans City Council, Susan Guidry said Thursday morning that she plans to retire next year instead of seeking another office in the fall elections.
Guidry is term limited, and had been considering a run for one of the council’s two at-large seats. Instead, she said she will serve out the remainder of her term that ends in May 2018, without running for any office in the Oct. 14 election.
A man in his 70s was shot in the arm with a pellet gun by young assailants during a robbery attempt early Wednesday on Earhart Boulevard, New Orleans police said.
Under gorgeous springtime skies on Fat Tuesday, the Krewe of Rex hosted a parade celebrating the very idea of celebration with the theme of “Carnival Fetes and Feasts,” showering Mardi Gras revelers with ample throws customized for each float.
The Krewe of Zulu rolled early Tuesday morning on the Uptown route, sharing broad smiles, glittering coconuts, and a message to “Stop the Violence.”
The Krewe of Proteus presented their rendition of Wagner’s opera “Der Ring des Nibelungen” as they rolled on the Uptown route on Monday.