A new sushi restaurant has opened on Earhart Boulevard in Gert Town, donuts and mini-burgers will find a new home in the Lower Garden District this fall, and two Magazine Street eateries specializing in Ethiopian and Mediterranean cuisines have recently reopened.
As Devon Walker continues to recover from the spinal-cord injury he suffered while playing football for Tulane last fall, Dat Dog is hosting a fundraiser Monday — complete with a “Devon dog” he designed — to help with his continuing medical expenses.
Residents of the Freret neighborhood are banding together to help out two longtime homeowners, supporting one man in the struggle to keep the city from selling his home at sheriff’s auction and raising money with a fundraiser tonight to help repair another woman’s damaged roof.
Neighbors of celebrated New Orleans restaurateur John Besh’s proposed foray into Uptown got a literal taste of what’s to come Thursday night at an open house for the Pizza Domenica on Magazine Street.
The Uptown-based Second District of the New Orleans Police Department is down yet another officer after a rookie already known for his strong work ethic was injured in a crash over the weekend, authorities said.
The 1963 March on Washington will be commemorated in New Orleans with a march in Central City and rally Saturday that will also honor the overall civil-right movements of the era and its continuation today, organizers said.
The latest new business on Freret Street is Rook Cafe, which is now open and serving hot and cold coffee drinks in a space meant to serve the New Orleans tabletop gaming community.
New Orleans police have released a video that shows a couple allegedly trying to break into cars parked just off St. Charles Avenue, and, in a separate incident, photos of a skateboarder suspected of spray-painting graffiti on a Central City store.
The New Orleans Veterans of Foreign Wars post on Lyons Street will have its annual fundraiser Saturday at F&M’s Patio Bar, with a patron party ahead of time at the VFW hall.
Martin Wine Cellar is back on track to rebuild next year its at its original New Orleans location, the massive lot on Baronne Street that has been empty for years, the store’s owner told the surrounding neighborhood association Tuesday evening.
Deemed a “public nuisance” by city officials for its occasional loud music, litter and at least two shootings, the Young at Heart bar in west Carrollton lost its alcohol permit in a hearing Tuesday that its owners did not show up to contest.
Kingsley House, which has been providing family services and community programs for more than a century, plans to expand across the street from its Lower Garden District main campus with a new preschool and adult daycare on a long-vacant plot of land, officials told neighbors Monday evening.
After years of planning, Bricolage Academy opened its doors Monday morning at Touro Synagogue on St. Charles Avenue for the first day of its first school year.
New Orleans Charter Science and Math High School enrolled 410 students for the 2013-14 school year, and had nearly 96-percent attendance after the first week of classes, according to a report by Erin Krall of The Lens. Sci High had 369 students in the 2012-13 school year, according to the most recent New Orleans Parents Guide to Public Education.
A Central City resident who renovated her home is using plywood nailed to the outside wall to prop up the blighted house next door in hopes of keeping it from collapsing, according to a report by Bill Capo of our partners at WWL-TV.
The slow pace of repairs to the McDonogh 7 “swing space” campus on Milan Street suggests that families at Audubon Charter School’s Carrollton campus should not count on being able to leave their decrepit building by December, school official said Saturday morning.