City Year New Orleans, which places full-time staff members into area high schools to prevent dropouts, will hold its first “School House Rock” fundraiser Thursday, April 12, at Rosy’s Jazz Hall, hosted by Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Mrs. Cheryl Landrieu.
The Pigeontown Steppers’ annual Easter Sunday second line starts at 1 p.m. near the corner of Louisiana and Claiborne avenues, rolls around Broadmoor on Toledano, Washington and Earhart before passing through several neighborhoods around Carrollton Avenue — including a stop late in the afternoon at the Maple Leaf on Oak Street. Music will be provided by the Stooges Brass Band.
You know those design shows where couples win home makeovers just by submitting a peculiar story? Well, I have a hell of story, and I’ve got the cats to prove it.
A 30-year-old man was fatally shot Thursday evening on a short stretch of Annunciation Street where deadly violence has become a regular fact of life over the last year, in spite of residents’ repeated pleas for help.
Irma Thomas will headline the “Meet Me at the Dew Drop Inn” fundraiser Saturday at Tipitina’s.
Luis Diaz, who was wanted on a robbery charge after his alleged attempt to pass a counterfeit bill at Elio’s Wine Warehouse last month led to an employee there firing on his getaway car, was attempting to evade arrest in Plaquemines Parish on March 30 when he was shot by a deputy as he attempted to drive through a roadblock, our partners at WWL reported. Diaz was treated for a gunshot wound to the shoulder and charged with attempted murder of the officer, and Melissa Lewis, accused of driving him in the Elio’s incident, was charged as a fugitive.
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.