May 172011

Members of the NOPD Second District and neighborhood residents march through the rain in the Riverbend area in March. (Sabree Hill,

After a police crackdown on Maple Street’s college bars over the last few months, the city is hoping to negotiate a truce of sorts between the area’s most popular watering holes and the unhappy neighbors who live around them. Continue reading »

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Feb 082011

A string of business burglaries hits Maple Street, but the sting is particularly painful when first editions of Confederacy of Dunces and Infinite Jest are stolen, reports WWL.

“A crackhead is not going to steal Confederacy of Dunces,” NOPD Sgt. Marc Amos tells reporter Katie Moore. “That doesn’t feed his need.”