Apr 252015
 

 

A “Free Hugs” flag waves in the breeze during John Legend’s performance at the Congo Square stage.

Saturday’s rainy conditions did not drive the crowd out of the Fair Grounds for day two of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Saturday featured The Who, John Legend and many more.

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Apr 242015
 
Council member Susan Guidry giving updates on Mid-City projects at the Greater Mid-City Business Association luncheon held Tuesday.

Council member Susan Guidry giving updates on Mid-City projects at the Greater Mid-City Business Association luncheon held Tuesday. (photo by Alicia Serrano, MidCityMessenger.com)

Councilwoman Susan Guidry and Councilwoman Latoya Cantrell updated Mid-City businesses on multiple projects going in the area at the Greater Mid-City Business Association luncheon held on Tuesday, including an art project in the Lafitte Greenway and a trash abatement program initiated by City Council. Continue reading »

Apr 232015
 

The Jane Place Neighborhood Sustainability Initiative is bringing affordable housing to Palmyra Street and Jane Place in Mid-City, according to a report by NOLA.com|The Times-Picayune.

The group is renovating a four-plex for $1.2 million to be used for housing. Apartments will be leased first to families with a maximum of 60 percent of area median income, which equates to $35,300 for a family of four today, the article reports.

The income limit will be 80 percent of area median income.