The Uptown school won the $1 million project from ESPN, according to reporting by ABC26.
Arguments over whether Tulane University must reopen Newcomb College return to the courtroom today, the Associated Press is reporting. (Via WWLTV.com)
“Unless you’re a regular, you probably have not had these dishes before,” writes Tom Fitzmorris of New Orleans City Business. “They’re so intensive that they even bake their own bread.”
It caught fire while children were riding, but no one was hurt and damage appears minimal, reports Gordon Russell of the Times-Picayune.
The city should do its utmost to ensure that the 256 FEMA trailers remaining in New Orleans are gone by the end of the year, Councilwoman Stacy Head told city and federal officials at a Monday morning meeting.
The city council has already passed a law that trailers are not acceptable housing inside the city limits, Head said, so “the FEMA trailers are in the city illegally.”
“The trailers’ existence in the city of New Orleans is illegal. Your property is illegally on city soil,” said Head, who represents the Uptown-based District B, at a meeting of the city’s housing committee. “Until we force you to do the right thing, you’re not going to do it?”
A New Orleans city councilwoman invited Uptown residents to a town-hall meeting at 6 p.m. tonight about recent drainage issues, and took a moment to encourage support for upcoming recreation reforms, at a Sunday night neighborhood meeting.
We’ll be photographing a Saints-watching party tonight, but we want to go where the readers of UptownMessenger.com are. Leave us your suggestions in the comments below, and hopefully we’ll see you there.
The possibility of Lusher Charter School expanding into the shuttered former Uptown site of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts brings mixed feelings in the surrounding neighborhood, and the balance of opinion may rest on whether local children could gain attendance privileges to the popular school.
The Goodfellas Fourth Annual Second Line proceeded through Central City and the Milan neighborhood on Sunday. Below are photos from near their second stop, the Turning Point bar at the corner of Washington and Baronne Streets.
The Goodfellas Fourth Annual Second Line begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at LaSalle and Washington, winds down to the Dryades YMCA, back Uptown to The Other Place bar on Saratoga, and finishes at Washington and Earhart.
For turn-by-turn directions, see Red Cotton’s post at Gambit’s blogofneworleans.com.
Here, at this dark block’s end with its glaring points of light, this is where you call a man by his color.
“Let’s go, blue!” a spectator screams at the fighters in the ring.
“Go, red!” the woman next to him answers right back: louder, if anything.
Social media networks like Facebook and Twitter are disrupting a common law enforcement technique against drunk driving, the sobriety checkpoint, authorities said Friday.