Featuring four stages of live music, more than 200 vendors, valet parking for your bike and alligators for your kids, the Freret Street Festival will span six blocks Saturday afternoon with the reborn commercial corridor’s irreverent take on festival season.
Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser wants to build an airfield and marina near the mouth of the Mississippi River to lure wealthy boat owners to South Louisiana where they can take advantage of access to some of the world’s best fishing opportunities.
A man accused in a Gert Town shooting this past weekend was given the gun he used by his father just moments beforehand, police said.
Investigators are searching for a man on an attempted-murder charge stemming from a shooting last month in Gert Town, authorities said.
The march against crime through Hollygrove that was scheduled for tonight (Wednesday) has been canceled and will be rescheduled to April 25, the NOPD Second District announced this afternoon.
As we warm into spring and the real estate market heats up, I’ve been reflecting on some recent conversations with buyers, sellers, and lessees. Among the topics covered include agency, deposits, pricing, and on. Not surprisingly there are more than a few misconceptions in navigating the world of real estate, so please embrace the following 10 myths as a sort of primary guide.
With a nest egg of unspent membership dues built up over the years, the Audubon Riverside Neighborhood Association has begun discussing possible projects to improve nearby parks.
Recovery School District officials will hold an informational session for parents about the LEAP test Thursday evening at an Uptown charter school, the district announced.
Fresh off a successful recent “Edible Evening” fundraiser for the schoolyard garden, Samuel Green Charter School will be hosting a plant sale Saturday to benefit gardens at all five sister campuses around the city.
The shadow is cast by sunlight on a chandelier, but the Ursulines sisters say it has never before been noticed, and the archibishop says it illustrates the ways that simple things can bring hope, according to reporting by Karen Swensen of our partners at WWL-TV.
The NOPD Second District will revive its monthly marches against crime Wednesday evening in Hollygrove, and police and community members have chosen to start the parade at the bar state agents suspended after a raid in early February.
The founding principal of Lycée Français de la Nouvelle Orléans will leave the school at year’s end, board members said Monday night in an announcement that raised questions from several audience members.
A driver at a South Claiborne Avenue intersection near Jefferson Parish had his car stolen from him at gunpoint early Monday morning, police said.
City Councilwoman Stacy Head will give hens and hams to residents at two facilities for senior citizens Tuesday in celebration of the Easter Holiday, her office said.
A wave of rampant break-ins around the Carrollton area that began around Mardi Gras has finally come to an apparent end after dozens of burglary arrests, Uptown-based police detectives said.
“I knew we’d break this eventually, but it took a little longer than I thought it would,” said Commander Paul Noel at the most recent weekly meeting of the NOPD Second District leadership.
A teenager had his Spider-Man backpack stolen from him at a gunpoint in a Sunday evening robbery in the Fontainebleau area, police said.
Let me tell you, having your finger slammed in a locker — snapping your fingernail clean off — is not something you quickly forget. I was in seventh grade and somewhat socially awkward, so I was picked on a bit. It would be difficult to identify a single reason why I was targeted, but suffice to say that the bullying was incessant.