The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is on the cusp of returning to a major expansion with a new hotel and exhibit hall on long-vacant land in the Lower Garden District, officials said Wednesday morning.
New Orleans city attorneys are seeking sanctions against the liquor license for The Palms bar in the university area — where an off-duty bartender is accused of raping a woman in April — alleging that the bar does too little to protect its patrons.
Police are seeking the public’s help finding two men who were each reported missing in recent days, one from his home in Central City and the other from a home on Nashville Avenue.
Summer is almost here; it’s time to get out and get active! Why not do so playing adult social sports? With Southern Sports Leagues, you can get back into the sports you enjoy. We offer everything from Softball and Flag Football to Dodgeball and Kickball as well. SSL runs several tournaments during the year, the next one being our Charity Social Softball Tournament on June 21st for the SPCA at City Park.
New Orleans police are searching for a man who was caught on surveillance camera as he tried to rob the clerk of a Claiborne Avenue convenience store earlier this month, authorities said.
An Uptown home on Camp Street at the corner of Valmont was heavily damaged by fire Monday afternoon after an apparent explosion from a shed in the rear yard, New Orleans fire officials said.
The City of New Orleans has targeted a nefarious, rogue activity that has been transpiring beneath our very noses down in the French Quarter. These fiends brazenly peddle their poisonous wares out in the open, boldly daring the authorities to stop them. Their actions infest our streets, fly in the face of common decency, and corrupt our youth.
Drug dealers? Pimps?
Worse. I’m talking about T-shirt shops.
It’s tough to say what is most surprising about the Tesla Model S all-electric sedan – the radical design changes that ensue when an auto maker replaces the gas engine with state-of-the-art energy efficiency, or the fact that the vehicle isn’t confined to some Silicon Valley, Tom Swift future fantasy at all. A small but dedicated group of Tesla owners is quickly growing here in New Orleans, and Tesla Motors is in the process of creating a new infrastructure to support them across the oil-and-gas-loving Gulf Coast.
“The car really feels like the future,” said Matt Wisdom, the CEO of New Orleans-based technology company TurboSquid and one of the first Tesla owners in the area. “It’s not that they’ve built a relatively expensive car. It’s that they’ve figured out how it’s going to be. I have no question things are going to migrate this way.”
New Orleans police have released surveillance video of the robbery of a Carrollton business on Thursday afternoon and are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects.
A man in his mid-20s is wanted on a charge of attempted murder after allegedly forcing his mother to play Russian Roulette in her Jena Street home over the weekend, shooting himself in the process, New Orleans police said.
A large tree and several power poles were knocked down on Short Street during Wednesday night’s wind storm in the Carrollton area, but weather officials say it is unclear what exactly caused the tree to fall.
The Krewe of Banana is returning to the Port of New Orleans and we couldn’t be happier. The Port of New Orleans has undergone a great resurgence in recent years – at least they are one agency that Governor Bobby Jindal cuts less frequently than most others.