An 18-year-old man was shot to death Monday night near the corner of Eagle and Birch in west Carrollton, authorities said.
Dear armchair activist,
The root of the word activism is “act.”
If you are not doing something in a tangible, meaningful way, to impact social, political, economic or cultural change, then you are not an activist. Advocate, perhaps. Activist, you are not.
If the extent of your “activism” is regurgitating factoids, trolling online discussion forums, retweeting commentary by intellectuals on Twitter or reposting, sharing and liking stories on Facebook, then you are not an activist. Agitator, maybe. Activist, you are not.
The Pigeontown Steppers held their annual Easter second line Sunday through numerous Carrollton neighborhoods.
New Orleanians could see clearer laws about the placement of ladders, more control over the locations of portable toilets, and more efforts to clear public spaces during and between Mardi Gras parades next year, based on a number of ideas Uptown residents discussed with their City Councilwoman on Saturday afternoon.
A 24-year-old man was fatally Friday evening on LaSalle Street in Central City, authorities said.
One of the main issues faced by any budding restaurant operation can be the most challenging, controversial and oft-criticized or loved aspect of the entire business. It is the pride or bane of the place, often within the same day, and it is the post on which the entire hat of the business rests.
It is, of course, The Menu.
The Alliance Française of New Orleans spring session of French-language classes begins April 8.
Police have released surveillance-camera photos of the alleged gunman in a fatal shooting at Washington and Broad in hopes that the public can help identify him.
UNO’s tortuous ties to LSU in Baton Rouge have been severed. A new University of New Orleans President is in place. He is Dr. Peter Fos, a 1972 graduate of UNO. The university at the lakefront is now part of the University of Louisiana system which will likely be a more agreeable relationship than the old one with Baton Rouge where the Tiger bosses tended to see UNO as a threat rather than as a promising protégé.
Police officers responding to criminal activity in the River Gardens area with increased patrols found a man wanted on charges related to a shooting in Texas, authorities said.
Lafayette Academy band members led a march against crime through the streets of Broadmoor on Wednesday evening, stopping on Washington Avenue where three people have been killed in the past two years, according to a report by Monica Hernandez of our partners at WWL-TV.
Dreams, climate change, the Mississippi River, American exceptionalism and Shakespeare are all among the topics to be explored starting next week in classes held in various locations along the St. Charles Avenue corridor as part of the Chautauqua New Orleans series.
Eight children, ages 3 to 5, were rescued from a burning shotgun home on Josephine Street on Wednesday morning after one of the boys started the fire by setting fire to a mattress, authorities said.
Lauren Hightower, a former accountant at Lusher Charter School accused of writing herself $25,000 in fraudulent checks, will is likely to face a forgery charge rather than embezzlement or theft since she returned the money immediately upon being questioned about it, NOPD Detective Michael Riley told Tom Gogola of The Lens.