Gretchen Zalkind, coordinator of the NOLA Timebank, will describe the news system of banking service hours to the community Saturday morning at this month’s Gillespie Memorial Community Breakfast.
The McDonald’s drive-through line on South Claiborne Avenue was struck by an armed robber Thursday morning for a second time in as many days, police said.
Adrian’s Bakery began bringing fresh bread to O.C. Haley Boulevard in August, and the Smashburger chain will open its first New Orleans location on Magazine Street in about two weeks. Vizard’s, however, has apparently closed its Magazine Street restaurant following Hurricane Isaac.
The house in the 1700 block of Jackson Avenue, vacant since May, caught fire around 12:46 a.m. Thursday and was extinguished an hour and a half later, according to a report by WDSU.
Now that the winds of Hurricane Isaac have blown through our lives, as we fill out insurance claims and apply for recovery funds, we should also look back at the performances of public officials and private companies such as Entergy during the storm.
A doctor was robbed at gunpoint while waiting in the drive-through lane of the South Claiborne Avenue McDonald’s on her way to work Wednesday morning, police said.
A 31-year-old man was shot to death late Wednesday afternoon on Audubon Street in Gert Town, drawing hundreds of mourners and spectators to the crime scene and disturbing a neighborhood that has otherwise seen very little violence in recent months.
We might all agree the digital world is awesome till the power goes out. Suddenly you’re missing out on your next play on Words With Friends, status updates, tweets or what have you, but go ahead and scream because you’re miles from where anyone with a MacGyver-like sensibility (MacGyvine? maybe?) or open Radio Shack might hear you. No sir, the DTs of the smart phone come down ain’t nothin’ pretty, and at press time the Betty Ford clinic ain’t servin’ the likes o’ you.
After restoring electricity to the last large neighborhood tracts Sunday evening, Entergy workers spent Monday focusing on individual, block- or address-level outages, and reported more than 94 percent of customers in the city had been restored by Monday evening.
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While most New Orleans schools had planned to reopen Tuesday after Hurricane Isaac, Audubon Charter School received such extensive damage to both of its campuses that it will remain closed for another week; the International School of Louisiana has postponed reopening until Thursday while it finishes cleaning its campuses; and ENCORE Academy students will return Tuesday to their temporary home at Touro, as the storm delayed completion of their Crocker campus yet again, school officials said.
Electricity was finally restored to the majority of the Freret corridor late Sunday evening, after nearly a week of most businesses there either giving away their goods or struggling to operate without power.
As the New Orleans City Council prepares to hold a hearing on the Entergy response at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, the Freret Business and Property Owners Association has sent a letter emphasizing the importance of local businesses in any recovery, and raising the possibility that the major upcoming underground drainage work on Jefferson, Napoleon and Louisiana avenues could include other utilities.