New Orleans Police are looking for a ‘person of interest’ recorded on surveillance video to interview about the armed robbery two weeks ago of the Crescent City Pharmacy on Simon Bolivar Street in Central City, authorities said.
The New Orleans VFW is holding both a patron party at Grits Bar and a fundraiser event at F & M’s this Saturday, August 15. Both venues will feature special food, drink, and a silent auction. All proceeds go towards the VFW’s veterans’ outreach projects and its capital campaign.
The New Orleans Ballet Association, in partnership with NORDC, is leading free and ongoing tai chi, yoga, and dance classes at the Lyons Center through May 2016.
New Orleans police have begun releasing photos and video of the suspect in this weekend’s armed robbery on Walmsley Street in Fontainebleau, which is believed to be part of a wider spree of as many as five robberies by the same suspect, authorities said.
It’s no secret to political insiders that State Treasurer John Kennedy has his eyes set on David Vitter’s U.S. Senate seat if Vitter is elected governor. Vitter would be in a unique position to recommend his successor and could easily select Louisiana’s popular Republican State Treasurer. Kennedy is now running a television commercial that depicts himself as a statesman worthy of voters’ support. Kennedy is also starting to be a stand-in for Vitter, defending the U.S. Senator on several tough issues. We should all expect more of that coziness as the campaign continues.
After a woman was carjacked at gunpoint Wednesday evening near the Fairgrounds, New Orleans police chased the teens inside her vehicle until they crashed on St. Charles Avenue, where they were arrested, authorities said.
For the second time in its nearly seven years on Freret Street, the Las Acacias corner store is embroiled in a heated debate over its alcohol sales, drawing sharp opinions from neighbors on both sides of the question.
One of the first announced tenants of the new development replacing the former Frank’s Steakhouse on Freret Street will be Bar Frances, a wine bar planned by the owner of classic French Quarter restaurant Tujague’s and more recently the Garden District wine shop Bin 428.
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Housing costs have been rising to unsustainable levels in New Orleans as the market struggles to increase supply to satisfy the demand. Alas, not everyone is sanguine about the ways in which demand is being met.
First, there is infill development, i.e., building housing on vacant lots in existing neighborhoods. However, in the most popular New Orleans neighborhoods, opportunities for development are scarce and developers are starting to build on smaller, irregular lots.
Uptown residents were robbed at gunpoint of their belongings and in one case a vehicle in four separate incidents Saturday and Sunday on Walmsley Avenue in Fontainebleau, on Cherokee and Adams streets in Carrollton, and on Laurel Street in the Audubon area, New Orleans police said.
The Creative Alliance of New Orleans and Alembic Community Development will be opening a new exhibition titled “The People’s Murals,” at the Myrtle Banks Building in Central City Saturday, August 15 to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. “The People’s Murals,” is a massive exhibition of murals worked on by hundreds of community members, and the opening event will include featured artists and citizens who worked on the murals, as well as light refreshments and food.
A home on General Pershing Street previously slated for demolition to make way for the expansion of St. George’s Episcopal School is instead being moved to Mid-City, where it will be rehabilitated and sold to a teacher.
Traffic will not be allowed on a section of Calhoun Street in the university area on Friday for the installation of a new water line, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.
A man armed with a gun tried to rob the cashier at a Magazine Street snowball stand on Wednesday evening, and then took the tip jar near the window instead, New Orleans police said.
Today’s debate at the New Orleans City Council is another symbolic step in the long-term struggle for New Orleans’ working poor to earn the living wage they deserve to support their families.
Though New Orleans has enjoyed unprecedented growth since Hurricane Katrina as well as an influx of skilled young professionals, we still rank second in income inequity among 300 U.S. cities. In fact, income disparity in New Orleans has increased in recent years, according to the New Orleans Data Center.