After two women touring the Garden District on Labor Day were robbed of their purses at gunpoint, investigators have released a video that they hope will lead to a suspect, New Orleans police said.
Tulane’s Second Annual NOLA Bluedoo Party/Walk/Run is a 2-mile run that will be held this Saturday, September 12 at Tulane’s campus and will feature “The Young & the Restless” star and Tulane alumnus Christian LeBlanc. Participants are encouraged to costume in blue, the official color of prostate cancer awareness.
An overflow crowd at the monthly meeting of the Freret Neighbors United group voted overwhelmingly Tuesday night in favor of letting the Supermercado Las Acacias sell single beers, potentially setting the stage to lift a restriction set in place four years ago at a dramatically different point in the corridor’s redevelopment.
The Great Neighborhood SELLabration is an annual homebuyer fair that promotes homeownership in New Orleans neighborhoods by providing prospective homebuyers with the tools they need to find, purchase and renovate a home. The homebuyer fair, presented by the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans (PRC), will be complete with refreshments for purchase from Bratz Y’all and Petite Rouge: Café Camionette. Free Snoballs from Plum Street will also be provided, courtesy of Gardner Realtors.
New Orleans police are investigating an aggravated rape of a woman in her mid-20s by a “known subject” on St. Charles Avenue, according to weekend crime reports.
Today is Labor Day. Of course, with it being Labor Day, I started out writing this column with a single question boring into the recesses of my mind.
“Do I really need to write a column for Labor Day?”
The answer, of course, is no. That would be work, and today celebrates the backbone of the American system, the American worker. As all of us toil away our lives, squandering our precious dreams on jobs we probably don’t enjoy, we need a moment to celebrate both our shared sacrifices and creeping miseries.
Meet us at the corner of Freret and Napoleon on Saturday, September 5th, for our monthly Freret Market. The market will feature 90 Vendors (Art, Flea, Farmer, Food), pet adoptions, The Big Easy Roller Girls, and free live music!
Izzo’s Illegal Burrito has withdrawn its request for alcohol sales at its Magazine Street location after reaching an impasse with neighbors over the property’s fast-food designation, officials said.
A man and a woman were both injured late Thursday afternoon in a shooting on Magnolia Street in Central City, New Orleans police said.
Tulane lost their home opener 37-7 versus Duke University. Tulane’s defense struggled, giving up 531 yards of total offense including 289 yards passing from junior quarterback Thomas Skirk. Quarterback Tanner Lee struggled, only throwing his first and only touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter, the team’s only score.
We like politicians who have a plan for New Orleans’s future. State Representative and House Speaker Pro Temp Walt Leger III definitely fits the bill. Though expected to easily win re-election for a third term at the Louisiana Legislature, Leger delivered thought-provoking remarks at his well-attended Audubon Tea Room fundraiser earlier this week that quickly set the tone for his political future, perhaps as a candidate for mayor in 2017.
A 19-year-old who allegedly fired on a group of four people Wednesday morning in Central City — wounding three victims, and missing a 3-year-old child — is now wanted on charges of attempted first-degree murder, New Orleans police said.
Want to get your product onto retail shelves? Already on shelves but ready to take it to the next level?
Good Work Network and StayLocal are hosting a workshop for New Orleans’ makers, artists, and product designers.
This day-long workshop on Wednesday, September 9th will teach makers how to build their empire in the competitive world of retail sales. The morning features world-renowned wholesale expert Lela Baker of Lucky Break Consulting discussing order forms, pricing, wholesale policies, and much more. Afternoon sessions include a networking lunch catered by Cafe Reconcile, Branding with Expert Geoff Coats of Line 58 Branding & Web Design, and a panel discussion with successful local makers and buyers.
New Orleans police have released a photo of the man who allegedly robbed the Circle K convenience store on Magazine Street on Monday, while a separate robbery victim was beaten in Hollygrove on Tuesday night, authorities said.
Welcome Table New Orleans is a citywide initiative that focuses on race, reconciliation, and community. The initiative will hold an information session at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church this Wednesday, September 2, in preparation for the next round of city circles. Those who attend the session can learn more about the initative, meet current Welcome Table New Orleans participants, and find out how to sign up for a city circle.
While armed robberies are spiking this year in the New Orleans Police Department’s Uptown-based Second District, officials says detectives are continuing to solve them at rates that exceed the national average — announcing on Tuesday the arrest of a third teen in a group now blamed for a total of 11 armed-robbery incidents in the month of August.