Headline performances by Ani DiFranco and Kermit Ruffins are pushing ticket sales for Sunday’s Fourth Annual Fete de la Musique fundraiser higher than they’ve ever been before, Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans officials said Monday night.
On Saturday (March 15), Orleans Parish voters will decide on more than just runoff races for City Council seats. A property tax worth up to $11.9 million a year is up for vote for the Audubon Nature Institute, the organization that supports the Uptown-located Audubon Zoo, as well as the Aquarium downtown and other sites [...]
A woman was shot late Sunday night in an apparent robbery attempt just off South Carrollton and South Claiborne avenues, New Orleans police said.
Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday afternoon in American Apparel, located at 3310 Magazine Street between Louisiana and Toledano streets, according to an incident report from New Orleans police and employees working in the area. The suspect walked into the store around 2:40pm, and then spent nearly two hours asking the store’s [...]
An upcoming redevelopment slated for three buildings on the corner of Magazine and Nashville streets means that a handful of local shops are moving to make way for a New York City-based business, small business owners and the location’s development company said this week. Butler Callahan Holdings development company bought the property on the 5700 block [...]
A new “lot maintenance program” passed by New Orleans City Council will allow the city to cut grass on blighted private property, recording the cost on that property owner’s tax bill. The program, created as part of an amendment to an existing ordinance, allows the city to cut overgrowth, remove debris and perform routine maintenance [...]
On Mardi Gras day, the Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure club celebrated the late South African president Nelson Mandela.
The Krewe of Okeanos rolled on Sunday with a theme celebrating the holidays, the Krewe of Mid-City presented its distinctive floats in “Fifty Shades of Green,” and the Krewe of Thoth nodded toward Sunday’s Oscars with a movie-themed parade.