Like many of the people who get a chance to talk to Chelsea Clinton, the first questions that students at Lusher Charter School asked the former First Daughter on Tuesday afternoon was about life in the White House and her own future political aspirations.
But Clinton — author of a new book, “It’s Your World,” aimed at inspiring young teens to think globally — wasn’t there to talk about herself. Instead, she redirected the students to focus on themselves.
Starting Wednesday, Oct. 14, five blocks of Camp Street will be converted to one-way configuration for a six-month trial period, New Orleans city officials announced.
Tonight will feature many neighborhoods, churches, and businesses across Uptown hosting block parties to celebrate the National Night Out Against Crime. Some of the biggest celebrations include a park party at the Lawrence Square Basketball Court and 24 Magazine street businesses holding sales and Crime Stoppers give-a-ways.
The School Fair is an annual open house event that provides information on kindergarten and prekindergarten schools for parents of preschool-aged children. Representatives from over 25 schools will have information tables at The School Fair held in the Children’s Hospital Auditorium this Tuesday, Oct. 13.
This past Friday, Oct. 9, Rebuilding Together New Orleans completed the rebuilding of its 500th home since Hurricane Katrina. Through RTNO, over 500 volunteers worked on 14 home repair projects for disabled, elderly and military veteran homeowners over the first two weekends of October.
The Coliseum Square Association is hosting its annual house tour of houses in the Lower Garden District. The tour will visit five architecturally unique houses Sunday, Oct. 18, and Coliseum Square will have food trucks, as well as exhibit and sell paintings and photographs inspired by the Lower Garden District.
Three students studying inside the Tulane student center were robbed at gunpoint Saturday afternoon, and two people at a South Claiborne gas station were robbed overnight, New Orleans police said.
Riccobono’s Panola Street Cafe, the corner brunch spot in Carrollton, is seeking the city’s permission to add mimosas and bloody marys to its menu — drawing concern from some neighbors who worry about what growth at the restaurant could mean in terms of parking, litter and noise.
New Orleans police say their investigation into the brazen recent robberies of three Uptown restaurants and their patrons is continuing to follow multiple leads, while neighborhood groups and business owners continue to discuss ways to improve their own safety.
We’re focusing on women voters this week because there are more of them, they vote more frequently than men, and they value issues differently. Unfortunately, not as many seek elected office and are often unprepared financially for the demands of the election process.
With early voting starting this Saturday, it’s time for all of us to really focus in on which candidates to vote for. Between the oversized influence of Super PAC spending, and the failure of some candidates to show up at forums (David Vitter, please note), it’s sometimes hard to know where the candidates stand on the issues.
Which Uptown New Orleans neighborhoods’ historic architecture requires legal protection — and how much protection those neighborhoods should receive — received its first round of discussion Wednesday by the committee that could end up proposing changes that become the city’s new law.
More than 50 4-year-olds started their school careers today at the new John W. Hoffman College Prep campus on South Prieur Street, a Head Start program created by the New Orleans College Prep charter network in hopes of fulfilling the neighborhood’s desire to see a school rebuilt on the site.
At St. George’s Preschool, we believe that children’s work is play, and through play comes significant learning. Our program offers a secure and exciting environment for children ages one through four to participate in daily discovery-based, hands-on learning experiences that expose them to the foundational concepts of literacy, math, writing, science and social studies.