Warren Easton Charter School’s academy of engineering has been selected as the only school in Louisiana — and one of only 20 nationwide — to participate in a mobile app development program during to 2015-2016 academic year.
Business, shopping and culture along Bayou Road will be the focus of a community-wide celebration this Saturday, Nov. 28. Hosted by StayLocal, Broad Community Connections, and WWOZ 90.7 FM, it will feature the reveal of a new street art piece and a second line. This is a Small Business Saturday event to celebrate and promote our local economy of independent businesses. The event is free and open to the public.
Celebration in the Oaks 2015 will kick off its 29th year on Friday in City Park, combining New Orleans favorite holiday displays with some new additions created from thousands of lights spread throughout 25 acres of the Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, and along the train route around the park.
City Park officials unanimously voted to ban smoking from Storyland and City Putt at Tuesday’s board meeting.
Susan Hess, president of the City Park board of directors, said that she appointed an ad hoc committee back in September to take on the issue.
The New Orleans City Council unanimously approved a proposal for a family home on Iberville Street to be converted into a vacation rental during a meeting on Thursday.
The New Orleans City Council enthusiastically approved plans for a proposed CC’s Coffee House on Canal Street last week, hailing it as the first drive-through coffee shop on Canal Street asking the developers where they plan to build next.
By Lindsay Caton
After a tough first half, the Warren Easton Fighting Eagles pulled away from the Plaquemine Green Devils on Friday night for a victory that will advance them to the next round of the playoffs.
The Friends of the Lafitte Greenway and NOLA Aikido will host an outdoor fitness event on the patio of Mid-City Market. NOLA Aikido will present an Aikido demonstration, followed by a free beginner lesson. The event is free and open to the public.
The Mid-City Security District is exploring the possibility of including parcel fees for condos in its security district statute.
A movie, a fundraiser, and an art market: join us for free fun at Hotel Storyville!
TONIGHT! Thursday, Nov. 19
Movie Night: Blazing Saddles
Friday, Nov. 20
6 to 9 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 22
4th Annual EddyFest Art Market
Noon to 5 p.m.