Mar 272017


The New Orleans Police Department is searching for two suspects in connection to a vehicle theft from January.

Police are searching for Marquis Cheneau and Ronshawn Smith, both 19, who are wanted for possession of items stolen during an auto burglary, police said. Smith is also wanted for illegal possession of stolen things for an additional vehicle burglary that took place in the Third District. Continue reading »

Mar 272017

bart-everson-headshot-2013If you’re looking to justify your gloomy worldview, there’s plenty of material at hand.

Some look to the malfeasance of the rich and powerful. Others point to shocking acts of violence in our own community.

Me? I prefer glass.

Such responsible citizens!

I’ve written before about glass recycling and the challenges it presents. Yet that was a essentially hopeful moment, inspired by the re-launch of a glass dropoff program at the ReFresh Project on Broad. Alas, the moment has passed.

I participated happily over the past six months or so, hauling our empty bottles with me when I made groceries, and dutifully placing them in the dumpster. And I felt good about that.

Full of Glass

Clearly I wasn’t alone. I noted the dumpster was often near to overflowing. Sometimes I even had to keep the glass in the trunk because there wasn’t any room for it.

Now it seems that program has been discontinued, and I find myself dispirited — but not for the simple reason you might think. Continue reading »

Mar 242017

(via facebook.com/lafittegreenway)

Rain or shine, the annual Hike the Greenway event goes on.

Saturday’s forecast calls for rain but Friends of Lafitte Greenway officials are still planning free guided hikes of the greenspace starting at 10 a.m. In the event of thunderstorms, the walking portion of the hike will be canceled, and all activities will be moved to Second Line Brewing Party at 11 a.m. Continue reading »

Mar 242017

New at Three Palms

On top of $10 Steak Night on Thursdays, we’re now serving up
$5 Fish Plates every Friday!

Also this weekend:

Get funky with Ernie Vincent and the Top Notes this Saturday
Show starts at 9 p.m.

Sunday, we’ll be supporting the Let’s Clean Up the Neighborhood meetup with the Mid-City Tulane Banks Neighborhood Association from 9am–12 noon. We meet at S. Pierce and Ulloa, and we’ll have coffee and donuts.

Come On By!


Three Palms Bar & Grill
3813 Tulane Ave.
(504) 459-4474

Open @4pm Wed–Mon

Mar 242017

New Orleans City Study Committee’s suggested boundaries for the Parkview Local Historic District (in pink).

By Claire Byun

After mixed feedback from the public, the New Orleans City Council approved the creation of the Parkview Historic District.

The council approved the creation of the new district at their regular meeting Thursday. The historic district comes under control of the Historic District Landmarks Commission, which has oversight only over demolition. Continue reading »

Mar 232017

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This is the week in New Orleans where we all begin to start fiddling with our window AC units. Spring has arrived and with it comes new films and special events as we fill the gap between Oscar season and blockbuster season with some of our own home-grown programming.

This week’s new release is THE LAST WORD starring the legendary Shirley MacLaine. It is always a pleasure to a have a screen legend join a young cast and steal the show, and we think that this is a perfect example of that. Also starring Amanda Seyfried, this is a small film worthy of your attention.

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Mar 232017

New Orleans City Study Committee’s suggested boundaries for the Parkview Local Historic District (in pink).

By Claire Byun

The New Orleans City Council will consider the creation of the Parkview Historic District at their meeting Thursday, though the neighborhood association independently voted to opt out last month. Continue reading »

Mar 232017

By Claire Byun

The number of armed robbery and assault incidents around Mid-City dropped dramatically in February, which lowered the total number of crimes overall.

Armed robberies dropped from nine in January to just three last month, according to numbers from the Mid-City Security District. No murders, rapes or assaults were reported last month, and simple robbery incidents dropped by one. Continue reading »