Lower Garden District residents have mixed emotions about the 211-unit apartment complex proposed to replace a former grocery store, but some are just appreciative it’s not a big-box retail store.
By Anthony Alongi, Loyola Student News Service
The Broadmoor Arts and Wellness center opened its doors last year with the purpose of offering affordable developmental programs and activities to New Orleans residents.
By Claire Byun
Lafon Fountain waters will hopefully flow again next year, thanks to a neighborhood organization’s fundraising efforts.
By Claire Byun
Audubon neighborhood are hoping to kickstart a process to cool down some extra hot playground equipment in a park off Annunciation Street.
The Pikachu statue emblazoned with the hashtag #Pokemonument that suddenly appeared in a Lower Garden District fountain and then just as quickly disappeared sold at auction for $2,000 on Sunday, multiple media outlets reported.
The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has applied for a land-use change to allow a 300-foot hotel at their planned upriver expansion, drawing questions from neighbors in nearby Coliseum Square on Monday evening.
The Irish Channel Neighborhood Association (ICNA) will host their first Irish Channel Regatta, a themed neighborhood pub crawl, this Saturday, August 20 starting at 4:30 p.m. The pub crawl will make five stops including Tracey’s Original Irish Channel Bar and NOLA Brewery, and proceeds will benefit the association, a 501(c)3 organization.
TJ Quills bar on Maple Street will no longer have to pay a $1,000 monthly fee toward security patrols in the surrounding neighborhood, the city’s alcohol board ruled on Tuesday.
Five years after New Orleans city officials ordered the TJ Quills college bar to help pay for private security patrols around Maple Street in order to remain open, the Alcohol Beverage Control board appears poised to release the bar from its $1,000 monthly payments.
The Family of Eric Harris, a man who was recently killed in the Central City by deputies from the Jefferson Parish Sherriff’s Office, and organizers for #JusticeForEricHarrisNOLA will hold a solidarity press conference, rally and community march at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 8.
According to organizers, the press conference is being held to communicate a stand of solidarity with the family and communities of both Alton Sterling of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile of St. Paul, Minnesota, who were both killed by police in recent days.
Members of the Coliseum Square Association floated the idea of adding a private patrol in the Lower Garden District on Monday night – a suggestion that was met with both strong support and staunch opposition from residents.
If all goes as planned, the Lower Garden District will soon get a 600-foot-long bioswale along Coliseum Square Park, thanks to money pledged by the Sewerage and Water Board to give the city more green infrastructure.
The New Orleans Film Society and the Coliseum Square Association will continue their annual early-summer love affair with the free outdoor showing of another cult film, “The Princess Bride,” on Saturday evening.
The Audubon Commission will host a town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 10 (tonight) to discuss construction on Magazine Street around the zoo and the prioritization of projects at The Fly. The meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Audubon Tea Room, located at 6500 Magazine Street.
The Magazine Street Merchants Association, along First NBC Bank, will host the 6th Annual Magazine Street Champagne Stroll this Saturday, May 7. Participating shops will stay open until 9 p.m., and the event will feature live music, complimentary refreshments, store sales and discounts, and more on Magazine Street.