A panel of academics and activists at Tulane University will debate the controversial monuments later this month as part of an ongoing discussion series.
A 23-year-old woman was killed Wednesday night when the Lamborghini she was riding in crashed into a floodwall on Tchoupitoulas Street in the Lower Garden District, New Orleans police said.
NOLA Brewery won initial approval from city planners recently on its plan to add a permanent space for live music in its new taproom area.
With approval from both the City Council and the Louisiana legislature, Lula Restaurant Distillery broke ground on St. Charles Avenue on Monday afternoon and plans to be open by October.
Two women walking in the university area were robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon, New Orleans police said.
The new public-notice policies that the Audubon Commission has offered concerning proposed development are a good start, Uptown residents said on Thursday afternoon, but should be significantly improved before they are adopted.
A 70-year-old woman on Adams Street was sexually assaulted by a man she knew, and a 20-year-old woman on Peniston Street was sexually assaulted by a female acquaintance, New Orleans police said in rape reports released Thursday morning.
The Lusher Charter School governing board endorsed a resolution Thursday morning promising to remain neutral in the upcoming election over a proposed teachers’ union at the school and prohibiting any coercion of the teachers prior to the vote.
A host of city initiatives and reforms are pushing crime in New Orleans to historic lows, but such gains are impossible to celebrate when homicide rates in the city remain four times the national average, said Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Wednesday night as he laid out the many ways he believes the city, its residents, and its state and federal partners can continue to push the progress forward.
Lawrence Crocker and Sylvanie Williams — the two Uptown elementary schools in the New Orleans College Prep charter network — will add tuition-based seats to their preschool programs in the fall, part of a broader long-term strategy to create a completely new early-learning center in New Orleans.
A new mapping tool that collects and visualizes environmental data down to the neighborhood-, street- and property-level will help New Orleans improve the planning of its “green infrastructure” — to cool the city off, manage stormwater runoff, increase bicycle transportation and even protect against storm surge, officials said.