Now that the Nix branch library has reopened, its neighbors in the Carrollton area plan to help spruce it up a bit.
A man was gunned down shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Louisiana Avenue and South Claiborne, near a popular daiquiri shop that figured prominently in the recent murder trial of Telly Hankton, according to our reporting partners at WWL-TV.
Work has begun at the Audubon Charter School’s temporary site in Gentilly after the soil passed its lead testing, and the school has set a date for a community meeting about traffic concerns around its Broadway campus.
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Uptown New Orleans abounds with festival offerings this weekend, including New Orleans Film Festival screenings at the Prytania Theatre, a children’s book festival and Friday night symphony at Latter Library, the Gert Town festival, and a number of more specific celebrations.
A proposed change in the zoning of the DePaul medical campus owned by Children’s Hospital could greatly expand the possibilities for commercial development in the middle of an Audubon Park neighborhood, drawing the attention and concern of neighbors and their City Councilwoman.
Halloween is a half a month away — are you prepared? I’m on the lookout for costumes year ‘round, and this past year was no exception. Even though I won’t wear all of it this season, I bought two outrageous hats, one hoop skirt, and a handful of miscellaneous pieces and those were just my 2011 purchases.
For the entire month of October, Hollygrove Market & Farm is celebrating three years of providing fresh, local produce to the city of New Orleans. We appreciate our customers who have been with us for the long haul and want to thank our first time guests for stopping by. To show our appreciation we have fun give-a-ways, family activities and of course, a lot of great FOOD!!
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With an apparent consensus in support of the latest plan to distribute what’s left of $2 billion in FEMA money to rebuild and repair New Orleans schools, attention is now quickly shifting to the programs will receive the school buildings once the money has been spent.
The new plan scales back the size of some schools to be built, finds new revenue sources and cuts cost elsewhere to spread the money to every school in the city, either through new construction; full renovation or exterior refurbishment to bring every campus to a standard of “warm, safe and dry.”
“Not every school is a new building, not every school is a gut-renovation, but every school is made whole for education,” said Recovery School District superintendent John White.
A 21-year-old walking in the early morning hours Tuesday along Lowerline was robbed at gunpoint, police said.
A string of six shootings in the Broadmoor, Carrollton and Hollygrove neighborhoods over the weekend injured a total of eight people — including a woman eight months pregnant with twins — and led to two arrests, but all stem from a series of separate personal feuds, police said Wednesday.
The agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Carrollton-Riverbend Neighborhood Association includes an update on the state’s plans for James Weldon Johnson Elementary School and the old Priestly campus, as well as a discussion of the Neighborhood Engagement Task Force.
For six years, the brooding former funeral home on Magazine Street that served for nearly a decade as a recording studio for musician Trent Reznor has sat vacant. Now, its new owners are taking the first steps to give it new life as a mix of office and retail space, but are hampered by one of the most common obstacles to development in Uptown New Orleans: parking.
A new allocation of federal school-construction money around Orleans Parish that includes a number of Uptown charters left out of previous plans drew praise from the Lusher Charter School board on Wednesday, and high hopes that this plan will be the last one.
The $13 million redevelopment of the Carrollton Shopping Center near Xavier University for Costco Wholesale is close to a deal and will be done without tax incentives, Councilwoman Susan Guidry told Paul Murphy of our partners at WWL-TV.